Eye on the Arabic language - United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
6-19 December 2022
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Eye on the Arabic language

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On the occasion of World Arabic Language Day, ESCWA has launched the challenge "Eye on the Arabic language".

Participants are requested to write a coherent and linguistically correct text in Arabic, using the term “عين” or "eye" and its derivatives in 10 different applications (meanings).

The challenge is open to all. Any literary genre can be chosen, provided that the text does not exceed 150 words.

Participants should send their texts to escwa-wald2022@un.org by 13 December 2022.

ESCWA will announce the names of the three winners on 19 December 2022.

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The names of the winners are disclosed in a video on December 19, 2022.

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