Topic For Essay Competition 2023

Private vs. Public – Who can push more for a green Space by contributing to one or more SDGs, and how?

The essay competition is open to SGAC members from all disciplines and backgrounds.

This essay competition is an opportunity for students and young professionals to explore the role of private and public sectors in advancing sustainable development goals (SDGs) related to a more sustainable space sector. The competition seeks to encourage critical thinking and analysis of the different approaches that these sectors can take to address the challenges of climate change when it comes to the development of space activities, architecture, food, equality, etc.

Participants are encouraged to examine the potential contributions of private and public entities to SDGs related to space, such as SDG 11 (Sustainable Cities and Communities), SDG 13 (Climate Action), SDG 14 (Life Below Water), and SDG 15 (Life on Land). Essays may focus on topics such as the benefits and drawbacks of public and private partnerships in the space sector, the role of government policies and regulations in promoting sustainable planning and conservation efforts, and the importance of community engagement and public participation in decision-making processes.

The authors should present their arguments with supporting evidences, examples, and case studies from different regions and contexts. Essays should offer a clear analysis of the challenges, opportunities, and potential solutions for advancing SDGs related to space through public and private collaboration. Moreover, the essays should highlight innovative approaches and practical strategies that could be implemented by different stakeholders to drive positive change.

The essay competition is open SGAC members from all disciplines and backgrounds. The competition aims to provide a platform for participants to showcase their ideas and insights on a critical topic that is relevant to global sustainable development.

The essay competition will be judged based on originality, relevance, clarity, and evidence-based analysis. Winners will be offered a scholarship to attend SGC & IAC 2023 in Baku, Azerbaijan!

This essay competition is a unique opportunity to contribute to the global conversation on sustainable development and to promote collaboration between private and public sectors in advancing SDGs related to space.

Learn more about the competition and apply at this link: