This annual essay contest is organized in an effort to harness the energy, imagination and initiative of the world's youth in promoting a culture of peace and sustainable development. It also aims to inspire society to learn from the young minds and to think about how each of us can make a difference in the world.
The theme of the 2011 International Essay Contest for Young People was "My Story of Inspiration." Winner were selected from among 6,931 entries from 140 countries and first prize winners received their award at a ceremony during the Goi Peace Foundation Forum 2011 held at Ginza Blossom Hall in Tokyo on November 19, 2011.
Ended: June 30, 2011.
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