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Goi Peace Foundation International Essay Competition 2015 – “Building Peace in Our Hearts and Minds”

Open to: youth under the age of 25 from all over the world:

- Children (ages up to 14);

- Youth (ages 15 – 25).

Theme of the essay: “Building Peace in Our Hearts and Minds”.


- 1st prize – Certificate and prize of 100,000 Yen (approx. US$840), and invitation to the award ceremony in Tokyo (travel expenses will be covered by the organizers);

- 2nd prize – Certificate and and prize of 50,000 Yen (approx. US$420);

- 3rd prize – Certificate and gift;

- Honorable Mention – Certificate and gift.

Essays must have a cover page indicating (1) category (Children or Youth); (2) essay title; (3) name of the participant; (4) address; (5) phone number; (6) e-mail; (7) nationality; (8) age as of June 15, 2015; (9) gender; (10) school name (if applicable); (11) word count.

Essays must be 700 words or less in English, French, Spanish or German, or 1600 characters or less in Japanese, excluding essay title. Essays may be typed or printed.

Teachers and youth directors may submit a collection of essays from their class or group. In this case, a list of participants' names, ages and the name and contact information of the submitting teacher or director must be enclosed.

Entries may be submitted by postal mail:

International Essay Contest c/o The Goi Peace Foundation;

1-4-5 Hirakawacho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0093 Japan.

Deadline: June 15, 2015

IMPORTANT: to send your essay online, you must go to this webpage: