Goi Peace Foundation seeks entries for essay contest

THE Goi Peace Foundation is inviting entries for its 2023 International Essay Contest for Young People themed: ‘Youth Creating a Peaceful Future’.

This annual essay contest is organised in an effort 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 young minds and to think about how each of us can make a difference in the world.




    Essays must be 700 words or less, typed or printed in English or French, or 1,600 characters or less in Japanese. Essays in other languages must include a translation into one of the accepted languages.

    The first and second-place winners will receive a certificate and prize of JPY100,000 (US$740) and JPY50,000 (US$370), respectively.

    Children and young adults up to 25 years old can enter this essay contest endorsed by UNESCO.

    The deadline for the submission of entries is June 15, 2023. Interested applicants can apply here.

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