2010 International Essay Contest for Young People around the World, Japan

Dear Friends of Peace,

Young people from around the world are again invited this year to enter the 2010 International Essay Contest for Young People organized by the Goi Peace Foundation and UNESCO.

The theme of the 2010 International Essay Contest for Young People is: 

“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?

The deadline for entry is June 30, 2010.

First prize winners will receive a cash award and a trip to Japan. Please see the complete guidelines on http://www.goipeace.or.jp/english/activities/programs/1001.html

The 2010 International Essay Contest announcement is also prominently highlighted on UNESCO website at http://www.unesco.org/youth.

You can also find the official 2010 Essay Contest flyer on the link below:


To read winning essays from last year’s contest, please kindly visit the websites at http://www.unesco.org/youth and http://www.goipeace.or.jp/english/activities/programs/2009.

We request you to kindly disseminate the 2010 International Essay Contest to youth organizations and associations within your network and display it on your website(s) and publish it in your information materials.

Thank you so much for your kind cooperation and generous support!

Good luck to all youth leaders around the world!

May Peace Prevail on Earth!

The Goi Peace Foundation