The Global South-South Development (GSSD) Expo 2022 will be co-hosted by the Government of Thailand, the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) under the theme “Advancing South-South and Triangular Cooperation for Sustainable COVID-19 Recovery: Towards a Smart and Resilient Future”. The GSSD Expo 2022 is scheduled to take place from 12 to 14 September 2022 at the United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC) in Bangkok, to showcase evidence-based successful development solutions and initiatives, in collaboration with United Nations agencies and all partners.
This will be the 11th GSSD Expo, the first one to be hosted in the Asia-Pacific region and the first to be convened in hybrid formats, both in person and virtually, leveraging the latest digital technology. The GSSD Expo 2022 features online activities, which began in November 2021 and will lead up to the main event in September 2022.
As part of the GSSD Expo 2022, Thailand, through Thailand International Cooperation Agency (TICA), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will launch Thailand Virtual Exhibition in March 2022 to showcase Thailand’s best practices and development approach. Leading up to the launch, TICA invites you to participate in 3 types of contest, namely slogan, photo and video clip contests.
We cordially invite you to share your view/ vision through submitting your slogan reflecting Thailand’s co-hosting of the GSSD Expo 2022 under the theme “Advancing South-South and Triangular Cooperation for Sustainable COVID-19 Recovery: Towards a Smart and Resilient Future”.
1. Eligibility Criteria
Contestants must be Thai nationals and 13 years of age or above (secondary, vocational, university students, and general public).
2. Contest Guidelines
2.1 The submitted slogan must be an original idea, created by the contestant and non-plagiarized. It must not exceed 40 words.
2.2 The slogan must not have received any previous awards.
2.3 The slogan must not infringe upon good morals, third party rights and any copyright
2.4 Each contestant can submit only ONE slogan entry and must provide personal information and own contact details i.e., name and surname, age, current address, phone number and e-mail address.
2.5 Slogan entries that do not follow the terms and conditions will be disqualified.
2.6 All slogan entries will become the joint property of Thailand International Cooperation Agency (TICA) of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and contestants. TICA, together with its partners, reserves the right to use and disseminate the slogan entries without prior permission from contestants.
3. Score Criteria (100 marks)
3.1 Relevance to Thailand’s co-hosting of the Global South-South Development Expo 2022 under the theme of “Advancing South-South and Triangular Cooperation for Sustainable COVID-19 Recovery: Towards a Smart and Resilient Future”. (20 marks)
3.2 Originality and creativity (20 marks)
3.3 Language eloquence (20 marks)
3.4 Length of slogan up to 40 words (20 marks)
3.5 Other criteria: spelling, Thai language usage, clarity etc. (20 marks)
4.1 Winner 20,000 Baht
4.2 One prize for 1st runner-up 10,000 Baht
4.3 Two prizes for 2nd runners-up 2,000 Baht/each
4.4 Two complimentary prizes 1,000 Baht/each
5. Contest Schedule
5.1 Registration and Upload of slogan entries Today – 7 March 2022
5.2 Selection of the top 50 entries second week of March 2022.
5.3 Announcement of winning slogan entries (6 prizes) Last week of March 2022 during The Launch of Thailand Virtual Exhibition