The Millennium Project
Global Millennium Prize

For Press Information, contact:
Jerome Glenn, Millennium Project, jglenn@igc.org, Tel: 202-686-5179

 

The winners of the Global Millennium Prize announced

Presss Release and Images from the Award Ceremony

- see details on the competition website http://www.globalmillenniumprize.org/

General contacts:
Mexico
: Concepción Olavarrieta olav@prodigy.net.mx Tel:+55 (55) 5540-2746
General background: Jerome C. Glenn, jglenn@igc.org, Tel: 202-686-5179

Global Millennium Prize Song:

ALWAYS AHEAD

LET’S GO, ALWAYS AHEAD
WHAT WE WILL SEED WILL FLUORISH,
LET’S GO, THERE ARE SOLUTIONS
ALWAYS AHEAD, TILL THE END.

Let’s coin our future, the world is standing up,
You are important, don’t let you down,
Awaken your awareness, only united like this,
we will make the tomorrow a better place to live.

LET’S GO, ALWAYS AHEAD
WHAT WE WILL SEED WILL FLUORISH,
LET’S GO, THERE ARE SOLUTIONS
ALWAYS AHEAD, TILL THE END.

Let’s unified our hands, in solidarity,
Men and women with equal rights.
Let’s believe on us starting since today,
The world requires you, put your heart on it.

LET’S GO, ALWAYS AHEAD
WHAT WE WILL SEED WILL FLUORISH,
LET’S GO, THERE ARE SOLUTIONS
ALWAYS AHEAD, TILL THE END.

 

Winners of the 2008-2009 Global Millennium Prize

Category 1: Secondary students

Challenge Student's Name Counrtry
1. Sustainable Development

Ana Cristina Abreu Matamoros
Lucía Hernández

Mexico
2. Water Sanghavi Sachi Pramit India
3. Population & Resources Jose Cardenas Trinidad Mexico
4. Democratization Hasanov Bahram Azerbaijan
6. Globalization of Information Technology Josue Daniel Resendiz Mexico
7. Rich-Poor Gap Alejandra Retana Betancourt Mexico
10. Conflict Resolution Jure Aleksejev Slovenia
11. Improving Women´s Status Anushka Goyal India
12. Transnational Crime Kevin Cruz Sánchez Mexico
15. Global Ethics Alma Rocio Hernandez Ortiz Mexico

Category 2: University students

Challenge Student's Name Counrtry
1. Sustainable Development Aoun Aoun France
2. Water Ruben Saldaña Interiano Mexico
7. Rich-Poor Gap Ng Pin Quan Singapore
11. Improving Women´s Status Stephanie Caraveo Loya Mexico
12. Transnational Crime Armando Manzueta Dominican Republic
13. Energy Anna Vladimirovna Gaponenko Russia

See more details on the participation and results the competition website http://www.globalmillenniumprize.org/

The Global Millennium Prize sponsored by the Mexican Node of the Millennium Project is the first ever worldwide competition for highschool and university students to address the future.

The competition invites students to write an essay on one of the Millennium Project’s 15 Global Challenges which cover sustainable development, water, democratization, information technology, population and resources, the status of women, energy, transnational crime, health, the rich-poor gap, decision making, science and technology, peace and conflict, long-term policy making, and global ethics.

There is one international award for each of the 15 Global Challenges, for the essay that received the highest score and minimum of 75%. First place winners for each of the 15 challenges receive an International Certificate of Recognition, a trophy, and a laptop computer. The Award Ceremony will take place in Mexico City on February 20, 2009.

The main organizer of the Global Millennium Prize and the Awards Ceremony is Conception Olavarietta, Chair of the Millennium Project Mexican Node.

Previouos GMP competitions:
-- Global Millennium Prize 2006 -- First Ever World Competition for Highschool Students Addressing the Global Future
-- Global Millennium Prize 2007 -- The winners and the award ceremony http://www.globalmillenniumprize.org/historico/es.html


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