Nominations Open for International Children’s Peace Prize! Improving Children’s Rights Worldwide

Deadline: 17 March 2017

The KidsRights Foundation is currently inviting applicants for its International Children’s Peace Prize, awarded annually to an exceptional child, whose courageous or otherwise remarkable actions have made a difference in improving children’s rights.

The motivation behind the prize is to provide a platform to children to express their ideas and personal involvement in children’s rights.

Prize Information

  • The winner receives the statuette ‘Nkosi’, which shows how a child sets the world in motion.
  • The winner also receives a study and care grant and a worldwide platform to promote his or her ideals and causes to the benefit of children’s rights.
  • A project fund of €100,000 is invested by KidsRights in projects that are closely connected to the winners’ area of work in the country of the winner.

Eligibility Criteria

All nominations should comply with the following requirements:

  • An individual boy or girl (groups of children will not be considered);
  • Above 12 years and under 18 years of age; (the child should not be older than 17 years by the time of the nomination deadline)
  • From all over the world;
  • The child must have a clear history of standing up and fighting for the rights of him/herself and other children. It is important that the child has an active approach in accomplishing this goal, which has led to a concrete result;
  • Ability to travel abroad and feeling comfortable communicating with other people;
  • The child agrees to being nominated for the International Children’s Peace Prize

How to Apply

Interested applicants must fill the nomination form via given website.

For more information, please visit Children’s Peace Prize.

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