On September 25th 2015, several countries adopted 17 goals to transform our world and to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. Each goal has specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years.
In this context, participants in the Open category will have to create with Scratch, video games, animations or short stories related to the sustainable development goals of UNESCO and mainly on how these sustainable development goals (SDGs) can echo the reality of Qatar nowadays.Through developing policies and strategic planning to monitor national progress
Here is a list of the 17 SDGs. Open Category animations, video games or short stories should be about one of the below themes
Open Category animations, video games or short stories should be about one of the above themes, participants in this category have to orient these universal SDGs into simplified topics that mirror the reality of Qatar in terms of sustainable development.
The below mentioned subcategories are just some examples to help participants figure out a topic that mirrors the reality of the country:
- Qatar 2030 vision and SDGs: Human, Social, Economic and environmental development in the country.
- High quality Education
- Modernization and preservation of traditions
- World Cup Organization
- Sustainable infrastructure guidelines
- Self-sufficiency and self-sustaining capability (food, water )
- Etc …
Participants have to choose a topic related to these themes for the Open Category projects, but it is also highly welcomed to broaden up one’s horizon as well as the research scope in order to suggest other subcategories related to Qatar 2030 Vision and UNESCO SDGs.
Projects are accepted in English, French and Arabic languages.
We count on your inspiration and creativity! So on your marks, get set, Code!
*Participants in the Regular Challenge category will have to solve with Scratch a real time problem related to the STEM (it could be Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics related problems)
The duration of the challenge exam is 3 maximum hours and students are compelled to come to the competition with their own laptops. They must download scratch offline editor and install it on their laptops.
* In this category participants will be first selected depending on some criteria. Please visit the competition rules section.