17.11.2011 - Social and Human Sciences Sector

2011 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 2011 edition of the International Essay Contest are now available! Young people from all over the world had the opportunity to express their thoughts and ideas on the theme: “My Story of Inspiration”. From among 6,931 entries from 140 countries, the following winners were selected.

The award ceremony for the 1st Prize Winners will take place during the Goi Peace Foundation Forum 2011 at the Ginza Blossom Hall in Tokyo (Japan) on 19 November 2011.

1st PRIZE
Children's category
Aurona Sarker (Age 14, Bangladesh)

Youth category
Dan Erwin C. Bagaporo (Age 20, The Philippines)

2nd PRIZE
Children's category
Ummul Baneen Sheikh (Age 10, Pakistan)
Ai Ohyama (Age 11, Japan)

Youth category
Cristina Caraus (Age 18, Moldova)
Behjat Sahar Junaud (Age 22, Pakistan)

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