In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the first UN General Assembly resolution, which established the goal of eliminating nuclear weapons and all weapons of mass destruction, the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs is pleased to sponsor the UN Poster for Peace Contest .
The contest aims to raise awareness of the need for nuclear disarmament and to inspire citizens across the globe to add their voices, and use their artistic talents, to promote a world free of nuclear weapons.
Submitted posters must be original and in the 60 by 90 centimetres ( 2 feet x 3 feet ) format. Also, posters must be created using traditional methods ( pens, pencils, crayons, charcoal, oil paint, acrylic paint, watercolour, etc. ) or modern digital illustration process.
Maximum file size: 10 MB. File type: JPEG, PNG or PDF. All entries will be judged using the same criteria: creativity , composition , theme and technique .
There is no entry fee . Eligibility Open to anyone of any age in all countries, though parents’ permission is needed for participants younger than 13. Prize Three winning designs will be selected and awarded with 3,000 , 2,000 and 1,000 USD respectively.
Winners will be announced on 5 March 2016 .