UNESCO Hong Kong Association

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LOGO DESIGN CONTEST for the 10th Anniversary

Deadline: December 31st 2020

Prize: HKD 8000

l   Background and objectives

UNESCO Hong Kong Association Limited is a charitable institution under Section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance, also a member of Chinese National Federation of UNESCO Clubs, Centres and Associations.

UNESCO Hong Kong Association (UHKA) is dedicated to facilitating and achieving UNESCO's mission, creating conditions for dialogue among civilizations, cultures and peoples based upon respect for commonly shared values.

It is through this dialogue that the world can achieve global visions of sustainable development encompassing observance of human rights, mutual respect and the alleviation of poverty. It strives to work towards the building of peace and to facilitate the sustainable development of society, economy and environment through education, sciences and culture.

UHKA aims to:

l  Uphold the mission and objectives of UNESCO

l  Launching programmes and activities in accordance with UNESCO objectives

l  Leveraging Hong Kong's technology and talents to best support its long-term development as well as that in Mainland China

l  Strengthening Hong Kong's roles in international affairs and activities


To mark the 10th Anniversary of UHKA, we are inviting all creative individuals to design a new logo for UHKA. The design of the logo should promote the mission and objectives of UNESCO as listed above and demonstrate the values upheld by UHKA, as well as illustrating contestant's creativity and originality. Although the 10th Anniversary is the motive of initiating such contest, the usage of the winning design will not be restricted to 10th Anniversary related activities. The winning design will be used as the logo for UHKA and embedded into the design of name cards, envelops other related products.


l   Competition details and submission requirements

Quick Overview

Component 1: Logo Block

The UNESCO logo block is composed of three parts:

  • the emblem - the temple - including the UNESCO acronym;
  • the complete name (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) in one or several languages;
  • a dotted line in a logarithmic progression.

These components cannot be disassociated.


Component 2: Languages

  • The language chosen for the logo must correspond to that of the support used and of the audience targeted. in our logo - traditional Chinese "聯合國教育科學及文化組織" ) 
  • The use of the complete name in English, in association with one or several other languages provides an explanation of the acronym of the Organization. 

Component 3: right side of the dotted line

  • The logo block of UNESCO should not be used alone. A short text should always be featured on the right-hand side of the dotted line which specifies what type of support UNESCO has granted or what the concerned entity and activity of UNESCO is. ( In our logo- "The Movement of Associations of UNESCO" ) 

(UNESCO guidance for logo and name usage requirements)

l   Submission portal


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