New Zealand Embassy Tokyo, Japan

The Goi Peace Foundation: 2010 International Essay for Young People

The Goi Peace foundation are inviting entrants in the 2010 International Essay Contest for Young People.

The Goi Peace Foundation is dedicated to promoting world peace, transcending all boundaries of race, religion, or politics, with a belief that peace begins in the mind of each individual.

The United Nations has designated 2001-2010 as the "International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World" and 2005-2014 as the "United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development."

Additionally, 2010 celebrates the International Year of Youth as well as the International Year for the Rapprochement of Cultures. Young people are encouraged to participate in these global initiatives and play a leading role in promoting peace and understanding among all cultures.

Theme: "My role in creating a peaceful world"
What is your vision of a peaceful and harmonious world? What can you and the young people of the world do to realize that vision?

Guidelines: Click on link for further details

Deadline: Entries must be received by June 30, 2010.

Awards: Click on link for further details

Please send your entries to:
International Essay Contest c/o The Goi Peace Foundation
1-4-5 Hirakawacho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0093 Japan
E-mail: essay@goipeace.or.jp

Organized by The Goi Peace Foundation and UNESCO
Endorsed by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan
Japanese National Commission for UNESCO, Japan Broadcasting Corporation,
Nikkei Inc., Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education

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