04 Jun 2023

“You Are Not for Sale” Poster Design Contest

  • Date
    05 Jun 2023, 09:00am


July 30 marks the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. Themed "Reach every victim of trafficking, leave no one behind", this year campaign aims to raise awareness of disturbing developments and trends; and calls on governments, law enforcement, public services, and civil society to assess and enhance their efforts to strengthen prevention, identify and support victims, and end impunity.

In celebration of the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons 2023, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Viet Nam would like to invite you to participate in our “YOU ARE NOT FOR SALE” Poster Design Contest. Through the contest, IOM Viet Nam seeks to raise public awareness on human trafficking issues both in the country and around the world; and highlight efforts made to combat trafficking in persons and support the successful reintegration of victims into their communities of return.



Who can join: Vietnamese nationals of all ages residing in Viet Nam or abroad.

What to do: Draw or design 01 poster with the theme “YOU ARE NOT FOR SALE” and submit a short description of your poster (no more than 250 words).

The poster should be drawn on A1 paper (59.4 x 84.1 cm) or in digital formats (PDF, PNG, JPG, etc.). Contestants shall submit their original drawings/project files to IOM Viet Nam upon request.


  • 05/06/2023: Contest launch
  • 02/07/2023: Submission deadline
  • 03/07 – 16/07/2023: Online voting on IOM Viet Nam and Think Before You Go – a Facebook Page run by IOM Viet Nam, providing information on safe migration and human trafficking
  • 30/07/2023: Winner announcement

Selection criteria: All submissions will be evaluated by a judging panel based on the following criteria:

  1. Relevancy to the contest’s theme and requirements
  2. Creativity
  3. Impact
  4. Online voting



  1. Read the contest's Terms and Conditions carefully before submission
  2. Follow IOM Viet Nam and Think Before You Go Facebook pages
  3. Publish your poster on your personal Facebook account to public audience, tag IOM Viet Nam and Think Before You Go, and add the following hashtags: #EndHumanTrafficking #Action4Migrants #YouAreNotForSale #Chống_mua_bán_người #Hành_động_vì_người_di_cư
  4. Fill in this form and submit your entry by 23:59 (UTC+7), Sunday (July 02, 2023)

*Posters drawn on A1 paper should be sent to IOM Viet Nam upon request.

Address: International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Viet Nam – Green One United Nations House, 304 Kim Ma Street, Ngoc Khanh Ward, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Viet Nam



Most Inspiring Poster: VND 15,000,000

Most Creative Poster: VND 10,000,000

Top Online Voted Poster: VND 8,000,000

IOM Viet Nam will use, exhibit, disseminate, publish the submitted posters in different media and/or reproduce them in whole or in part (authors will be credited when their products are used). Projects will not be used for any purpose other than that of the IOM Viet Nam, nor will any profit be made from the works.

*Contact for inquiries: Ms. Nguyen Thi Minh Phuong – Project Communications Assistant, IOM Viet Nam (thiminnguyen@iom.int)



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