Macao-wide English Essay Competition

Great opportunity!

Enrich your education by developing a global perspective

The Macau-wide English Essay Competition is a platform for students to showcase their thoughts, creative ideas, and written communication skills. Learn about the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, challenge yourself, and make a difference in your community!

Competition News and Updates

This year's theme is: “An Inclusive World”

Registration is open for the 2022-2023 Macao-wide English Essay Competition! Deadline to register has been extended to December 12, 2022; Essays are due December 21, 2022.

Online Event

Thank you for joining us on November 27 for a virtual event to learn more about the Global Goals

To inspire our community, this event featured speakers to share their thoughts on what inclusiveness means to them. Not only did we share more about the competition, participants learned more about The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, inclusiveness, and how we can build a more resilient future! 

Essay Collection

Winning works will be published in an essay collection at the end of the competition

The collection will be available online on the website and offline in print media.  By embracing the voices of student stakeholders in the society, we hope to encourage the Macao community to build a more sustainable and resilient future together.

Global Dialogue

MEEC is proud to be recognized by Urban October

Hosted by UN Habitat, Urban October is an opportunity for everyone to be part of the conversation about the urban challenges and opportunities created by the rapid change in our cities, towns, and communities. Macao-wide English Essay Competition is proud to be recognized as an event advocating change as a part of Urban October, World Habitat Day, and World Cities Day.

2022-2023 Judging Panel

We thank all the judges for their time and expertise. Judges are listed alphabetically, by given name.

Andreia Ramos

Researcher
Institute of Science and Environment University of Saint Joseph

Angelina Maria Ferreira Martins Cheang

Research Intern, the European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI)

President of the Supervisory Council, Macau Model United Nations Promotion Association

Annie Lao

Co-founder
Macau for Waste Reduction

Carmen Lei

Managing Director Macao Association for the Advancement of English Language Teaching

Danny Leung

Program Officer
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

Desmond Yap

President
Professional and Graduates Toastmasters Club

Herbert Lee

English Instructor Creator of Writing Breakthrough System

Iris Mak

Director - General Education Department
City University of Macau

Inês Pereira Chagas Madeira

Portuguese Teacher

Dr. Jack Wu

Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Illinois College of Medicine, USA

José Carlos Matias

Director
Macau Business Media

Jose Weng-Chou Wong

Associate Professor in Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Macau University of Science and Technology

Vice President
Macao Tourism and Hospitality Association

Joshua Lee

Senior Instructor
University of Macau, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, English Language Centre

Karen Araño Tagulao

Senior Lecturer - Institute of Science and Environment University of Saint Joseph

Dr. Laurie
Baker-Malungu

Educational Consultant

Lisa Wong Un

Vice President Language Exchange & Culture Promotion Association

Lucia Fong

Vice Director General
Youth Association of The Women’s General Association of Macau

Michelle Lio

Vice Secretary General
Youth Association of The Women’s General Association of Macau

Minerva Zhang

Architect / Interactive Designer / Technologist

Navraaz K. Basati

Extension Coordinator University of Illinois, USA

Master Gardener

Peta Ho

Chairman
Macao Tertiary Sector Promotion Association

Ruby O

Chairperson
Society of Food & Environmental Health (Macao)

Dr. Steve Lo

FSA, CFA, FRM
Director of Graduate Actuarial Science Program, Clinical Associate Professor Director of Georgia State University

Tam Ka Lok

English Language Teacher
Hou Kong Middle School

Tiffany Chui

Associate Public Information Officer
United Nations

Dr. Tony Wei

Prefect of Studies
CCC Kei Yuen College

Adjunct Lecturer Curriculum and Instruction Faculty of Education Chinese University of Hong Kong

Un Wa Lok

President
Language Exchange & Culture Promotion Association

Trinayani Goswami

Life Coach

Dr. Ubaldino Couto

Lecturer in Festivals and Events
School of Hospitality Management, Macao Institute for Tourism Studies

President, Executive Committee
Macao Tourism and Hospitality Association

Vivien Chan

Executive Board Member
Macao Education Development Research Association

Wilson Yau

2020-21 District 89 Director
Toastmasters International

Event Organizers

Organizers

Macau Professional Speaking Association

Organizers

Macau Speech Professionals Association

Co-organizers

Language Exchange & Culture Promotion Association


Society of Food & Environmental Health


Sustainable Development Association

Co-organizers

Language Exchange & Culture Promotion Association

Society of Food & Environmental Health

Sustainable Development Association

Advisor

United Nations University Institute in Macau

Advisor

United Nations University Institute in Macau

Gold Sponsors

3UP Digital

Banco Nacional Ultramarino, S.A.

Empress Jewellery

Silver Sponsor

The Macao Water Supply Company Ltd.

Bronze Sponsor

Oasis Lighting (Hk) Ltd

Community Sponsor

Trendzone Macau

Study Hard Tutorial Center

Gold Sponsors

3UP Digital

Banco Nacional Ultramarino, S.A.

British Chamber of Commerce
in Macao

Empress Jewellery

Bronze Sponsor

Oasis Lighting (Hk) Ltd

Community Sponsor

Trendzone Macao

Study Hard Tutorial Center

Media Partners

Macau Business

Macau News Agency

The Macau Post Daily

Media Partners

Macau Business

Macau News Agency

The Macau Post Daily

Education and Youth Affairs Bureau

Associação Académica
Sol Matinal

Associação de Educação de Macau

Best Buddies Macao Association

Supporters

Chinese Youth Advancement Association

General Association
of Chinese Students
of Macao

Macao Catholic Schools Association

Macao New Chinese Youth Association

Macao Tourism and Hospitality Association

Macao Youth Media 
Association

Macau Association for the Advancement of Diversified Development

Macau for Waste Reduction

Macau Model United Nations Promotion Association

Macau Ricci Institute

Professional & Graduates Toastmasters Club

Sin Meng Youth Committee

Special Olympics Macau

The Macau Psychology Association

Youth Association of The Women’s General Association of Macau

Zero Distance
Cooperative

Supporters

Associação Académica
Sol Matinal

Associação de Educação de Macau

Best Buddies Macao Association

Education and Youth Affairs Bureau

Chinese Youth Advancement Association

General Association of Chinese Students of Macao

Macao Catholic Schools Association

Macao New Chinese Youth Association

Macao Tourism and Hospitality Association

Macao Youth Media Association

Macau Association for the Advancement of Diversified Development

Macau for Waste Reduction

Macau Model United Nations Promotion Association

Macau Ricci Institute

Professional and Graduates Toastmasters Club

Sin Meng Youth Committee

Special Olympics Macau

The Macau Psychology Association

Youth Association of The Women's General Association of Macau

Zero Distance Cooperative

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals