Youth Rising Essay Contest for the 2023 International Day of Education

Call for Essays for Youth Rising Essay Contest for the 2023 International Day of Education are open!

Challenge Description


Education is a fundamental human right, a common benefit, and a civic duty. In honor of education’s contribution to peace and development, the United Nations General Assembly declared January 24 to be International Day of Education.

Countries will not succeed in attaining gender equality and ending the cycle of poverty that is leaving millions of children, youth, and adults behind without inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong opportunities for everyone. “To invest in people, emphasize education” will be the topic of the fifth International Day of Education, which will be observed on January 24, 2023.


Youth Rising Essay Contest for the 2023






20th January 2023



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The UN Transforming Education Summit in September 2022 gave rise to a worldwide movement, and this year’s Day will advocate for preserving that momentum while outlining how to put commitments and international initiatives into practice.

In light of the current global recession, widening inequality, and the climate crisis, it is imperative to emphasize education in order to advance toward all of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Writing Challenge

Tell us how education has benefited your neighborhood in no more than 500 words. Also, explain how Uganda can continue to place a high priority on citizen education.

Constructing Your Essay

Before pasting your work into the application form, we advise you to give it some thought in Ms. Word. Create an essay that is one page long, Times New Roman, Size 12, single-spaced, and justified, with no more than 500 words. Following completion, you can copy and paste your essay into the PDF application form that you can obtain here: download form.

Here is an illustration of how your contribution ought to look in Word. Download it Here.

For More Information and to Apply;





Register & Upload Your Essay 


a) Ensure that the computer you’re using has a PDF reader like Adobe Acrobat installed.



b) Fill out page 1 of the registration form, which is a fillable PDF form, with all of your personal information.



Identifying Number:



Please take note that your registration number consists of your month of birth (2 digits), your year of birth’s final 2 digits, your first name’s first three letters, and your last name’s last two letters, for instance: Paul Smith born on October 19, 2019. Therefore, his registration number is 1019PAUSM.



c) Move on to page 2 and fill out the essay box there.






d) After filling out the form completely, save it as your name (for example, JohnKizito) and email it as an attachment to along with a recent portrait photo of yourself.


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