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The Plastic Initiative Award and the “Beat Plastic Pollution” photography contest
Event Date: 
Wed, 2019/06/05 - Fri, 2019/09/27


The Plastic Initiative Award is presented by UNESCO Bangkok to recognize schools, universities and other innovative institutions for their work related to plastic waste management. The winner will have their work presented at a Donor/Fundraising event, in addition to receiving a trophy and other prizes.


The Award is complemented by the Plastic Initiative Photography Contest. Submitted photos needs to be related to the theme of World Environment Day: “Beat Plastic Pollution!” Twenty selected photos will be exhibited at the above-mentioned event.


5 June:    Event launch inviting participants to submit their projects through the application system. 

31 July:    Deadline for applications.

30 August:    Announcement of the winner of The Plastic Initiative Award on the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Facebook page and at

27 September:    Donor/Fundraising event including the award ceremony for the winner.

To apply for the competition and for more information about prizes, click here.