Second UN Global Road Safety Week
Rules for the slogan contest
Pedestrians constitute a major group at risk of death, injury and disability on the road. The Second UN Global Road Safety Week, to be held from 6-12 May 2013, will draw attention to the need to improve pedestrian safety and the various measures needed to achieve this aim. The Week will contribute towards the goal of the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020 to save 5 million lives.
The secretariat of the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020 is seeking a slogan to help promote the messages of the Week – a short, memorable phrase to capture the essence of the initiative, rally support and inspire action. Send us your creative idea, and your proposal may become the official slogan of the Second UN Global Road Safety Week! For inspiration, we encourage you to refer to the Week’s key advocacy messages.
- The contest is open to anyone regardless of age, country of origin, maternal language, or affiliation.
- Proposals should contain no more than 100 characters ideally in English, although we will make an effort to consider those received in Arabic, Chinese, French, Portuguese, Russian or Spanish.
- You may submit proposals of slogans which are already used in pedestrian campaigns at national or local levels, provided that this does not infringe copyright.
- The deadline for submitting proposals is 15 January 2013. Only proposals submitted using the form below will be taken into consideration. Participants can submit a maximum of three slogan proposals, but must complete a separate form for each proposal.
- A jury panel consisting of road safety experts and communication specialists will select the winning proposal, and the winning slogan will be announced on 1 February 2013.
- The winner will not only have the honor of having his or her slogan translated into multiple languages, but will also be given a set of promotional items, including 100 Decade “tags”.
- By entering the contest, the winner grants the World Health Organization exclusive rights to the winning slogan for use in any format.
- The World Health Organization reserves the right not to select the Week’s slogan from among those submitted by contest participants.
For further information, please contact Jelica Vesic (firstname.lastname@example.org).