The Bertelsmann Foundation's FutureChallenges initiative wants to hear about the challenges faced by people all around the world. By making a video and uploading it to their Facebook page, you could win a new iPad2.
Future Challenges focuses on finding the ways different global trends relate to each other in different regional contexts. Through articles and Local Views from countries all around the world, writers delve into how topics like climate change, demographic change, natural resources and biodiversity, health, security and Anti/Terror Policy, education, globalization, migration, new governance and technology affect each other and impact communities.
From the contest's terms and conditions:
With its ‘FutureChallenger’ Facebook campaign, FutureChallenges wants to give interested people the opportunity to present their own views about what challenges the future will bring.
The international competition starts out with the aim of giving different people from different cultural backgrounds and disciplines the chance to submit a powerful video that will help raise awareness about the issues they feel strongly about.
The deadline for the videos is March 22nd, when voting will commence on selected videos to choose the winner.
Joh Correia, a singer from the Banda Quero in Brazil puts forth her challenge for the future in this subtitled video:
Adnane Addioui in Morocco believes that the challenge is in making people care and take responsibility for issues:
Rapper Ty Phoon in the Netherlands believes that privacy and control of our online footprint is a challenge:
What do YOU think are the future challenges? Make a video and submit it through the Future Challenges Facebook page and win an iPad2!