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. 5 entrants Honorable Mention: Certificate and gift …
Essays may be typed or printed Entries submitted by postal mail must include a cover page indicating (1) your name (2) category (Children or Youth) (3) age as of June 15, 2019 (4) gender (5) nationality (6) address (7) e-mail (8) phone number (9) school name (if applicable) (10) your essay title (11) language (12) word count (13) list of ten acts of kindness you performed (describe briefly). Awards The following awards will be given in the Children’s category and Youth category respectively:1st Prize: Certificate, prize of 100,000 Yen (approx. 1 entrant2nd Prize: Certificate, prize of 50,000 Yen (approx. 25 entrants * 1st prize winners will be invited to the award ceremony to be held in Tokyo, Japan on November 23, 2019 and will receive the Minister of Education Award.
What is the one thing you would like to change the most to make your school, workplace, community, country or the world a better place? At the same time, we human beings are part of the natural world, and nature has many things to teach us.
Modern civilization has developed through controlling nature and exploiting its resources.
Chairperson Masami Saionji and President Hiroo Saionji of the Goi Peace Foundation were awarded the 2019 Luxembourg Peace Prize in the category of Outstanding Peace Activists, in recognition of their pre-eminent efforts and initiative to promote peace.
Young entrepreneurs (age 15-35) from around the world are invited to submit their innovative ideas and projects with a sociental impact, which champions and implements one or more of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.First Prize winners will be invited to Tokyo, Japan, and will receive the Minister of Education Award at the Goi Peace Foundation Forum in November 2019.Essays may be submitted by anyone up to 25 year old. The Goi Peace Award is usually presented at a ceremony during the annual Goi Peace Foundation Forum in Tokyo, where the laureate takes center stage to deliver a commemorative address and receive a medal and a diploma together with a monetary prize.In addition to this annual award, the Culture of Peace Special Award is presented occasionally to honor individuals and organizations in various fields that have notably contributed to spreading and fostering a Culture of Peace around the world.UNESCO was created 70 years ago to build peace in the minds of men and women as a way to attain lasting peace in the world.What does it mean to build peace in our hearts and minds? Please illustrate your ideas with your personal experience In the vast universe, we were born on this planet called Earth, where various cultures and ethnicities, all living things, and all of nature exist together.Young people from around the world are invited to enter the 2019 International Essay Contest for Young People organized by the Goi Peace Foundation.The theme for this year’s contest is “Creating a Society Full of Kindness.” Following up on the 5th ESD Japan Youth Conference held in Nagoya in October 2018, an ESD Japan Youth Platform Meeting was held on 17 February, 2019, in Tokyo to share the progress of the collaborative projects developed by the youth participants.Scientists, philosophers, poets, and artists have all found inspiration in nature.What can we learn from nature, and how can we make use of that learning for the future?