The European Commission EU Movers Photo Competition 2018

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Application Deadline-21/12/2018 (midnight CET)

The European Commission’s Directorate General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (DG EMPL)
invites you to participate in the Facebook #EUmovers Competition (the Competition). The goal of the
Competition is for all citizens and residents of the European Union (EU) to share their stories around the
theme of free movement and social security coordination.
The Competition is running on Facebook and on a dedicated microsite.
The Competition is only open to legal residents of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic,
Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg,
Lithuania, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic,
Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom who are minimum 18 years old. Minors are
ineligible to participate in the Competition.
How to enter the competition:
The Competition is accessible on the EURES Facebook page. Participants need to submit either a video or
image, as well as a caption in order to apply in the Competition. Entries that do not include both a video or
image and a caption, will not be eligible. Entries should reflect the benefits or your experience of free movement and social security coordination such as, but not restricted to:
  • Studying, working or retiring in any EU country other than your own;
  • Cultural integration;
  • Increased diversity;Contribution to growth and innovation;
  • Decreased labour shortages;Access to basic healthcare anywhere in the EU;
  • Protection of pensions, unemployment benefits and family benefits anywhere in the EU.
Up to 3 submissions per person are allowed. Photos can be edited and filters applied using tools built into
the social network and/or smartphone app. Photos shot using various methods (i.e. long exposure, stacking) and camera built-in effects are accepted. However, extensive editing such as special effects, computer- generated images and other heavy modifications should be avoided.
Only the following formats can be uploaded on our contest platform:
  • gif, .jpg, .jpeg, .pngAVI,
  • MOV, WMV, MP4, MPEG, FLV, 3GP, 3G2
All entries will be moderated. DG EMPL reserves the right to accept or reject entries on the basis of content.
Grounds for rejection include but are not limited to: profane language, lewd or inappropriate images or videos, content that is discriminatory or inflammatory to groups or individuals, content that discloses unnecessary personal information.


Each of the five winners will be awarded with the following prize (the Prize): a €500 travel voucher for travel
within the EU; attendance at official award ceremony in Brussels; flights to and accommodation in Brussels
for the award ceremony. The organiser’s decision regarding the selection of the winners is final and irrevocable.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the The European Commission EU Movers Photo Competition 2018


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