Macao-wide English Essay Competition

Community Outreach

"Nature and Me" Sustainable Development Exhibition

We are hosting our first exhibition! Let’s explore the importance of sustainable development through the voices of Macao’s youth. Held at the Universal Gallery & Bookstore in Tap Saec Square, come visit the exhibition from July 6th – 19th! Free admission.

Competition Theme

This year's theme is "Nature and Me"

What is our role and relationship with nature and how does it relate to The 2030 Agenda? What is your vision of a sustainable world and what can you and your community do to achieve this vision?

[ UPDATED ] The results are ready! Click the link below

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!

Essay Collection

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

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.

2023-2024 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

Anna Au

Science Communicator

Standing Committee Member, Science and Technology Libraries Section, International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions

Calvin Hou Kuan Cheong

Vice President
Macau Model United Nations Promotion Association

Camila Mungói

Member
Macau Institute of Corporate Social Responsibility

Dr. Carlos Noronha

Vice President of Administrative Council
Macau Institute of Corporate Social Responsibility

Carmen Lei

Managing Director Macao Association for the Advancement of English Language Teaching

Dr. Carry Mak

Member of Administrative Council
Macau Institute of Corporate Social Responsibility

Danny Leung

Policy Advisor
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

Desmond Yap

2022-23 President
Professional and Graduates Toastmasters Club

Dr. Felipe Bacalso

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Faculty of Religious Studies and Philosophy, University of Saint Joseph

Herbert Lee

English Instructor Creator of Writing Breakthrough System

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

Dr. Laurie
Baker-Malungu

Adjunct Associate Professor University of Saint Joseph

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'

Minerva Zhang

Architect / Interactive Designer / Technologist

Peta Ho

Chairman
Macao Tertiary Sector Promotion Association

Ruby O

Chairperson
Society of Food & Environmental Health (Macao)

Dr. Scarlett Zhang

Vice President of Supervisory Council
Macau Institute of Corporate Social Responsibility

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

Trinayani Goswami

Life Coach

Un Wa Lok

President
Language Exchange & Culture Promotion 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

Supervisor

Supervisor

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Advisor

United Nations University Institute in Macau

Advisor

United Nations University Institute in Macau

Platinum Sponsor

Macao Foundation

Gold Sponsors

3UP Digital

Banco Nacional Ultramarino, S.A.

Empress Jewellery

Silver Sponsor

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Henry Fok Foundation

The Macao Water Supply Company Ltd.

Award Ceremony Venue Supporter

Macao Science Center

Platinum Sponsor

Macao Foundation

Gold Sponsors

3UP Digital

Banco Nacional Ultramarino, S.A.

British Chamber of Commerce
in Macao

Empress Jewellery

Silver Sponsors

Henry Fok Foundation

The Macao Water Supply Company Ltd.

Award Ceremony Venue Supporter

Macao Science Center

Media Partners

Macau Business

Macau News Agency

The Macau Post Daily

Cultural Affairs
Bureau

Macau Meteorological and Geophysics Bureau

Associação Académica
Sol Matinal

Associação de Educação de Macau

Association for Study and Innovation

Best Buddies Macao

Chinese Youth Advancement Association

General Association
of Chinese Students
of Macao

Supporters

GreenFriends Macau

Macao Library & Information Management Association

Macao Tourism and Hospitality Association

Macao Youth Media 
Association

Macau Association for the Advancement of Diversified Development

Macau for Waste Reduction

Macau Institute for CSR in Greater China

Macau Model United Nations Promotion Association

Macau Ricci Institute

Professional & Graduates Toastmasters Club

Sin Meng Youth Committee

The Macau Psychology Association

Youth Association of 'The Women’s General Association of Macau'

Zero Distance
Cooperative

Supporters

Cultural Affairs Bureau

 Macao Meteorological and Geophysics Bureau

Associação Académica
Sol Matinal

Associação de Educação de Macau

Association for Study and Innovation​

Best Buddies Macao Association

Chinese Youth Advancement Association

General Association of Chinese Students of Macao

GreenFriends Macau

Macao Library & Information Management Association​

Macao Tourism and Hospitality Association

Macao Youth Media Association

Macau Association for the Advancement of Diversified Development

Macau for Waste Reduction

Macau Institute for CSR in Greater China

Macau Model United Nations Promotion Association

Macau Ricci Institute

Professional and Graduates Toastmasters Club

Sin Meng Youth Committee

The Macau Psychology Association

Youth Association of 'The Women's General Association of Macau'

Zero Distance Cooperative

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals