In November 2020 the United Nations Association Coventry Branch will run the world’s first Young People’s Peace Essay Competition the winners of which will be announced during Coventry Peace Festival.
They invite young people aged up to 25 to submit their essays of up to 500 words on the subject:
The Role of Young People in Building Peace
The prizes for the 3 winners aged 16 and under will be: £25, £10 and £5 plus a winner’s certificate.
The prizes for the 3 winners aged 17-25 will be: £50, £25 and £10 plus a winner’s certificate.
The deadline for entries is 11:00 pm on 31 October 2020.
The winners will be announced at an online event on 15 November, where the winners will be invited to read their essays.
Entries in docx or txt format attachments should be emailed to PeaceEssay@unacov.uk and include the name, telephone number and age of the author.
By sending in their entries, authors agree to allow UNA Coventry to publish their essay online and in electronic and printed formats.
This page can be reached by using the shortcut peaceessay.unacov.uk
The judges will include Professor Mike Hardy CMG OBE FRSA, Dr. Jessica Ayesha Northey and Dr Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor, all from the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations at Coventry University as well as Dr Ayesha Shahid from Coventry Law School.
We invite school teachers who would like to help judge the entries and participate in the award ceremony to contact Philip Brown at email@example.com