Use your creativity for a good cause
An image is worth a thousand words. This is your chance to use your creativity for a good cause. COVID-19 affects everyone on the planet, and the 70.8 million people who have fled their homes to escape conflict or persecution need to be protected like everyone else.
Who can take part?
Anyone in Australia 5-15 years old
What is the theme?
Under the banner 'Everyone Counts', you can focus on one or more of these three themes:
How do I take part?
You can send in either a single drawing or a comic strip. Either:
How will entries be judged?
We aren't looking for a 'winner' but will select some entries to publish on Australia for UNHCR's social media channels and supporter magazine. We'll choose them based on creativity and how well they convey the message. Try to inspire hope and solidarity!
And feel free to post your art on your own social media with hashtags #everyonecounts #withrefugees.
Final Submission: 24 June 2020. Contact [email protected] with any questions.
Photo: UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Yusra Mardini visits a UNHCR supported arts programme in Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan. Zaatari is home to over 76,000 Syrian refugees. @UNHCR/Jordi Matas
Craftivists Stephanie Dunlap and Tal Fitzpatrick reached out to artists around the world to raise funds for Australia for UNHCR
The majority of funds raised by Australia for UNHCR are directed to UNHCR’s emergency operations, providing the ready funds and resources to respond quickly and effectively in situations of crisis and disaster.