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‘Dear Mr UN Secretary-General’ competition announces Primary School Winners

As part of the lead-up to the UN ‘Rio+20’ Earth Summit in Brazil in June 2012, the Living Rainforest organised an international essay competition and debate, ‘Dear Mr UN Secretary-General …’

849 children from 59 countries wrote open letters to the UN Secretary-General explaining what they think governments and world leaders should be doing to build a more sustainable future on planet Earth.

The Living Rainforest is pleased to announce that the winners of the Primary Schools category are:

  • 1st Prize: Davydovskaya Gymnasium, Russia – Popova Marina
  • 2nd Prize: Millbank Primary School, UK – Nourhan Meddah
  • 3rd Prize: The Millennium School, Dubai – Kehkashan Basu

The winners were announced at the Schools Debate and Prize-giving Ceremony on 16th May 2012 at the Living Rainforest in Hampstead Norreys,Berkshire. Congratulations to them and to all who participated!

The winning essays were simultaneously published on the competition web page.

For further information, please visit the competition web page.

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