International Essay Contest for Young People 2012.

UNESCO and the Goi Peace Foundation have launched the International Essay Contest for Young People 2012.

The theme for this year’s contest is “”Creating the Future We Want”. Future begins with the vision we hold now. What kind of future do you wish to create for yourself and the world?
Please share your dream and ideas for making it a reality.

Young people from around the world, up to 25 years old (as of June 30, 2012), are invited to submit their ideas and express their visions. Essays must be 800 words or less, original and unpublished and typed or printed in English, French, Spanish or German or 1600 characters or less in Japanese.

The deadline for entry is 30 June 2012.

First prize winners will receive a cash award and a trip to Japan scheduled for November 2012.

Please find out more information and updates here.