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Ádám Riba (Hungary) won the grand prize for the Eco Picture Diary Contest . [0 min 05 sec]

Panasonic Kids School program aims to help the dreams of many children around the world come true and to nurture their possibilities. This video report features scenes from the global awards ceremony for both Kid Witness News and Eco Picture Diary Contest, which held together at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris on December 5, 2013.

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Strategic partnership with the UNESCO World Heritage Centre [0 min 16 sec]

Panasonic signed a strategic partnership with the UNESCO World Heritage Centre in 2011 to promote the environmental education for the next generation. As part of such activities, the global awards ceremony for Kid Witness News and Eco Picture Diary Contest was held together for the first time at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, and winners of the grand prize and other awards were announced.

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This is the first time the global awards ceremony for the "Kid Witness News" and "Eco Picture Diary Contest" was held together. [0 min 43 sec]

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The award ceremony was held at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris. [1 min 00 sec]

Eco Picture Diary Contest - introduces eco activities practiced daily [1 min 35 sec]

To enter the "Eco Picture Diary Contest" children create a picture diary introducing eco activities they practice daily. This participative program, which began in Japan in 2008, is now being organized in 47 countries and regions around the world and approximately 300,000 children are taking part. Once again, Panasonic received colorful eco picture diaries from many children.

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"Eco Picture Diary Contest" - approximately 300,000 children from 47 countries and regions are taking part. [1 min 51 sec]

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Ádám Riba from Hungary won the grand prize in 2013. [2 min 02 sec]

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"It's not a simple diary. I included some moving elements into my diary and it was really challenging," explained Ádám Riba. [3 min 06 sec]

Kid Witness News - cultivates creativity and power to communicate through videos [2 min 05 sec]

"Kid Witness News" is an education program, which encourages children to take initiative in the planning through to editing of their own videos. This program began in the US in 1989, and so far a total of 170,000 children have taken part. The theme for 2013 was the "environment" and "communication." Panasonic received entries from 622 schools from 29 countries and regions.

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So far, 170,000 children around the world have participated in "Kid Witness News," which began in 1989. [2 min 06 sec]

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The video created by Mount Aspiring College, a junior high school in New Zealand, featuring excellent image production technology and unique, creative expression won the grand prize. [2 min 29 sec]

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Editing was hard, but we got through it, and we did it," said the 3 grand prize winners. [3 min 23 sec]

Under the strategic partnership with the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, Panasonic promotes various programs that focus on the environmental education for the next generation. Please take a look at some of these activities.