The Goi Peace Foundation is seeking applications for 2019 International Essay Contest for Young People to harness the energy, creativity and initiative of the world’s youth in promoting a culture of peace and sustainable development.
It also aims to inspire society to learn from the young minds and to think about how each of us can make a difference in the world.
This program is an activity within the framework of the UNESCO Global Action Programme (GAP) on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).
The theme of this contest is “Creating a Society Full of Kindness”.
Essays must be 700 words or less in English, French, Spanish or German, or 1600 characters or less in Japanese, excluding essay title and cover page.
1st Prize: Certificate, prize of near US$900 and gift (1 entrant)
2nd Prize: Certificate, prize of near US$450 and gift (2 entrants)
3rd Prize: Certificate and gift (5 entrants)
Honorable Mention: Certificate and gift (25 entrants)
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Essays may be submitted by anyone up to 25 years old (as of June 15, 2019) in one of the following age categories: 1) Children (ages up to 14); 2) Youth (ages 15 – 25).
Entries may be submitted online or by postal mail given on the website https://www.goipeace.or.jp/en/work/essay-contest/