Invitations are open for the International Essay Contest 2019 for the youth announced by the government of Japan and Goi peace foundation. Applicants from every international location may participate into a global essay competition. There are no sharing fees. This program is a recreation inside the frame concerning the UNESCO Global Action Programme (GAP) concerning Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).
This anniversary essay contest is organized in an effort to harness the energy, creativity, and initiative on the world’s childhood between promoting a tradition of peace or sustainable development. It also objectives to encourage class to analyze beside younger minds then after think in regard to how much every about us may fulfill a distinction of the world.
- The Goi Peace Foundation
CREATING A SOCIETY FULL OF KINDNESS”
- What does “Kindness” mean to you? How do you think we can create a kinder society?
Carry oversea ten acts of kindness, and below use your experience so notion within literature your essay (your book does now not need to stand in relation to your acts over kindness).
The following awards will be given in the Children’s category and Youth category respectively:
- 1st Prize:Certificate, a prize of 100,000 Yen (approx. US$900 as of Feb. 2019) … 1 entrant
- 2nd Prize:Certificate, a prize of 50,000 Yen (approx. US$450 as of Feb. 2019) and gift … 2 entrants
- 3rd Prize:Certificate and gift … 5 entrants
- Honorable Mention:Certificate and gift … 25 entrants
- 1st award winners will keep invited to the payoff ceremony in conformity with lie last between Tokyo, Japan over November 23, 2019, and pleasure acquire the Minister regarding train Award. (Travel prices wish remains included by the organizer.)
- Additional awards (Recognition for Effort, Best School Award, and School Incentive Award) will stand given if applicable.
- All award winners’ choice is introduced of October 31, 2019, concerning this website. Certificates and presents will remain mailed to the winners among December 2019.
- Essays can also remain submitted by every person upon to 25 years old (as about June 15, 2019) in certain about the according youth categories: a) Children (ages over to 14) b) Youth (ages 15 – 25)
- Essays need to stay 700 words or less into English, French, Spanish then German, then 1600 characters then much less between Japanese, apart from essay title and cover page. Essays may remain typed then printed.
- Entries straight through postal dare must include a cover page toughness indicating
- Your name (2) class (Children yet Youth) (3) age as much concerning June 15, 2019 (4) originate (5) nationality (6) address (7) e mail (8) Smartphone range (9) school name (if applicable) (10) your dissertation call (11) language (12) word count number (13) list regarding ten acts of kindness you celebrated (describe briefly).
- Teachers then childhood administrators might also submit a collection of essays beyond theirs category or group. Please barrier a listing regarding participants’ names, ages and the odor and touch statistics of the submitting trainer then director.
- Entries missing any about the atop facts wish not be considered.
- A cover web page template is available after download. You may also effect you very own cover page together with every objects (1)-(13) above.
- We are unable after insure attainment concerning essays.
- Essays must lie authentic and unpublished. Plagiarized entries choice lie rejected.
- Essays need to remain written by using one person. Co-authored essays are not accepted.
- Copyright on the essays entered intention be assigned in conformity with the organizer.
HOW TO APPLY
Please submit your essay either by postal mail or through the online registration page:
If you wish to submit your entry by postal mail, send to:
International Essay Contest c/o The Goi Peace Foundation
1-4-5 Hirakawacho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0093, Japan
June 15, 2019