24.11.2010 - UNESCO Social and Human Sciences

2010 International Essay Contest for Young People - Winners Announced!

© Goi Peace Foundation / Angelina Yudina on stage reading her essay to the audience

The results of the 11th edition of the International Essay Contest, organized in the framework of the International Year of Youth and the International Year for the Rapprochement of Cultures are now available! Young people from all over the world had the opportunity to express their thoughts and ideas on the theme: “My role in creating a peaceful world”.

The award ceremony for the 1st Prize Winners took place during the Goi Peace Foundation Forum 2010 in Tokyo (Japan) on 7 November 2010 at Yomiuri Hall.


Children's category
Angelina Yudina (Age 10, Russian Federation)

Youth category
Alline Kabbatende (Age 22, Rwanda)


Children's category
Chihiro Shiga (Age 10, Japan)
Olivera Pepic (Age 13, Serbia)

Youth category

Julianne Owens (Age 16, United States of America)
Violet Bangilan Lucasi (Age 24, Philippines)

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