In a speech on the occasion, Princess Lalla Hasnaa stressed the importance of developing “rules and regulations, even restrictions to protect our environment, and safeguard the remarkable diversity of the planet.”“What is essential (…) is to contribute to the emergence of a different world – a world based on cooperation, in which the responsibility for environmental protection, is shared by all, requiring equal effort from all of us,” said the princess.“With regards to the immense challenge of protecting the environment, a task which involves all citizens, education should come before all other means and considerations,” she added.In view of the urgency of the situation, the princess said that “it would be more beneficial and effective to give proper education to our children, instill in them another culture, and foster a different relationship with the world, and towards others.”In 2014, the two Foundations naturally began a cooperation that takes the form of twinning schools in Japan and Morocco and is reflected in the sharing of experiences for the protection of the Environment.
The contest is organized in an effort to harness the energy, creativity and initiative of the world's youth in promoting a culture of peace and sustainable development. 1 entrant 2nd Prize: Certificate, prize of 50,000 Yen (approx. (Travel expenses will be covered by the organizer.) * Additional awards (Recognition for Effort, Best School Award, School Incentive Award) will be given if applicable.
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. The following awards will be given in the Children’s category and Youth category respectively: 1st Prize: Certificate, prize of 100,000 Yen (approx. * All prize winners will be announced on 31 October 2019 on the official website of The Goi Peace Foundation.
5 entrants Honorable Mention: Certificate and gift ...
Certificates and gifts will be mailed to the winners in December 2019.
The Goi Peace Foundation/UNESCO is inviting young people up to 25 years old to submit essays for this year’s 20th Anniversary Special Edition of the International Essay Contest for Young People.
The theme of this year’s contest is: “Creating a Society Full of Kindness”.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).Applicants age from 15 to 25 Years from all Countries with Any Nationality can participate in an International Essay Competition.There is The aim of the Annual Essay Competition in an effort to harness the energy, creativity, and initiative of the world’s youth in promoting a culture of peace and sustainable development.Entrants can submit essays in 1 of 2 categories: 1) Children (up to 14 years old), or 2) Youth (15 to 25 years old).This program is an activity 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.Award Information:1st Prize: Certificate, prize of near US0 and gift (1 entrant)2nd Prize: Certificate, prize of near US0 and gift (2 entrants)3rd Prize: Certificate and gift (5 entrants)Honorable Mention: Certificate and gift (25 entrants) 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).The Goi Peace Foundation is holding an annual International Essay Contest for Young People. 25 entrants * 1st prize winner will be invited to the award ceremony to be held in Tokyo, Japan on 23 November 2019 and will receive the Minister of Education Award.