Are you a young person between 18-35 years old from a landlocked developing country (LLDC)? We are looking for passionate and creative storytellers from LLDCs to submit digital content (photos or videos) showcasing the compelling stories and unique experiences of young people in these nations.
A selected number of fellows will be fully funded to participate in the 3rd United Nations Conference on the Landlocked Developing Countries to be held in Kigali in June 2024.

Deadline submissions: 8 March, 2024 (EST time)

LLDC3 in Kigali will be where world leaders will come together to shape a new action plan to achieve a better, more sustainable future for all. No one is excluded. This decision will have an impact on the lives of millions of young people, and it is your right to have a say and forge it!

his is YOUR chance to be a changemakers, but we need to hear from YOU!

How does living in a landlocked developing country affect you? How do you feel about your prospects for work and for life? What must happen to make things better? Who inspires you to make positive change?

We need your ideas, stories and your vision!Simply post your content on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or LinkedIn with the hashtag #LockedOut, telling us which LLDC you are representing and tag us – so we can see your post!

4 easy steps to follow

  • Get your content ready

  • Upload your visual in social media

  • Tag the UN-OHRLLS and use the hashtag #LockedOut

  • Stay tuned

What are the requirements for your story?

• Participants must have created the entry by themselves.
• Entries can be videos or photos, but use your imagination to make them unique! However, all entries must follow the following specifications:
• Videos – 1080p resolution, no longer than 1 minute
• Images – in JPG or PNG format, minimum 800 x 800 pixels.