''Imagine you are an advisor to the new UN Secretary-General; which world issue would you help him tackle first and how would you advise him to solve it?'' - this was the theme chosen for the 2017 edition of the letter-writing competition of the Universal Postal Union (UPU), promoted in Portugal through a joint initiative of ANACOM and CTT - Correios de Portugal.
From all the letters received in the two age groups, the jury chose the following entries as winners:
- 1st age group (9-11 years) - Maria de Carvalho Gomes Teixeira, aged 10, from Porto;
- 2nd age group (12-15 years) -Bruno Adonai Silva Grilo, 15 years old, from Gondomar.
The prize ceremony will take place as part of the celebrations World Post Day, to be held in October in Lisbon.
The winning letter from the 2nd age group will go on to represent Portugal at the International Letter-writing Competition organised by the UPU. The results of the international competition will be announced on the UPU's website by September.
- 2017 ''Letter-writing'' Competition https://www.anacom.pt/render.jsp?contentId=1402687
- 2017 International Letter-Writing Competition for Young People http://www.upu.int/en/the-upu/international-letter-writing-competition-for-young-people/2017-competition.html