Monday, April 18, 2011

Call for Nominations : International Children’s Peace Prize 2011

Via childrenspeaceprize

The nomination round for the International Children’s Peace Prize 2011 has officially started. Organizations and governments have been addressed to nominate a child between the age of 12-18 years old, who they think is performing extraordinary efforts to improve or implement children’s rights for themselves and children in their environment.

In still too many countries children’s rights are not at all or only partially recognized and implemented. The fact that there are children who will stand up for these rights and make sure that they are uphold, is very important. The Children’s Peace Prize gives these children a platform to speak and is a recognition for their work.

Therefore, KidsRights calls out to everyone worldwide to nominate a child who would deserve the International Children’s Peace Prize. The deadline for sending in nomination forms is 10th May 2011. The nominations can be send to

About Children's Peace Prize
The International Children’s Peace Prize is presented annually to an exceptional child, whose courageous or otherwise remarkable acts and thoughts have made a difference in countering problems, which affect children around the world.

Each year the International Children’s Peace Prize Laureate is selected from nominations from all over the world. An Expert Committee assesses the candidates and then selects the winner. The prize money of €100,000 that is attached to the Children´s Peace Prize, is spent by KidsRights on projects that are closely connected to the winners’ area of work.
Click here to read more about the prize and to download the nomination form.

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