ELS Educational Services is pleased to announce that 60 students have been selected as winners of the 2017 Many Languages, One World® international essay contest. 2017 is the fourth year ELS Educational Services and the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) have sponsored Many Languages, One World.
This year ELS and the UNAI also welcome Northeastern University as the host of the Many Languages, One World Global Youth Forum and the sponsor and organizer of the Northeastern University Global Youth Symposium.
The event includes an all-expense-paid trip to Boston and New York City and the opportunity to speak in the General Assembly Hall at the United Nations. Students will present action plans related to the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The Many Languages, One World contest challenged college and university students around the globe to write an essay in one of the six official languages of the United Nations: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish. More than 6,000 individuals from 170 countries and over 1,950 universities participated in the initial phase of the contest. Participants attend many prestigious universities including Jiangsu University, The University of Cambridge, Columbia University, The University of Edinburgh, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, McGill University, Clemson University, Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne, Universiti Putra Malaysia, The University of British Columbia, New York University, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Tecnológico de Monterrey, SRM University, and Bowling Green State University.
ELS congratulates the 60 winners of the Many Languages, One World 2017 student essay contest.
The details of the winners from India are as follows:
Essay Language Last Name First Name University
Arabic MANSOOR KATTILASSERI MUHAMMED MANSU MADEENATHUL ULOOM ARABIC COLLEGE
Arabic SHEREEF Muhammed JAWAHARLAL NEHRU UNIVERSITY
Arabic Affan Mohammad Jawaharlal Nehru university
French Ghatnekar Saloni Ashish H.R College of Commerce & Economics
Arabic KUNNATHODI Abdul Gafoor Jawaharlal Nehru University
Arabic ANWAR Shabab University for Foreigners of Perugia
Arabic Nellikkaavatitayil Ashham Saleel MAHATMA GANDHI UNIVERSITY
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About The United Nations Academic Impact
The United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) is a global initiative that aligns institutions of higher education with the United Nations in furthering the realization of the purposes and mandates of the organization throughout activities and research in a shared culture of intellectual social responsibility.
The United Nations Academic Impact is a Programme of the Outreach Division of the Department of Public Information. It is open to all institutions of higher education granting degrees or their equivalent, as well as bodies whose substantive responsibilities relate to the conduct of research.
About Northeastern University
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global, experiential, research university built on a tradition of engagement with the world, creating a distinctive approach to education and research. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools, and select advanced degrees at graduate campuses in Charlotte, North Carolina, Seattle, Silicon Valley, and Toronto. The 2017 edition of U.S. News & World Report ranked Northeastern tied for 39th in the National Universities category.