Deadline: March 1 2023
Immediately submit your child’s name for the 2023 International Children’s Peace Prize. Each year, a young person who courageously advocates for children’s rights given the International Children’s Peace Prize. When a changemaker wins the International Children’s Peace Prize, their name appears in international news stories.
During the 2005 World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates at the Capitol in Rome, which was presided over by Mikhail Gorbachev, KidsRights announced the award. Since that time, a Nobel Peace Prize winner has given the award each year. The chairman and founder of the KidsRights Foundation, Marc Dullaert, is responsible for the creation of the International Children’s Peace Prize.
- The figurine “Nkosi,” which depicts how a child changes the course of history, awarded to the winner.
- The winner also receives a scholarship for education and care, as well as a platform to advocate for children’s rights around the world.
- Additionally, KidsRights invests a project fund of €100,000 in initiatives in the winner’s nation that are directly related to their line of work.
- a youngster who is older than 12 but less than 18; (the child should not be older than 17 years by the time of the nomination deadline)
- from around the globe;
- The youngster must have a demonstrated history of speaking out and defending both his or her own and other children’s rights. It is crucial that the young person takes an active role in achieving this objective and has produced a tangible outcome;
- the capacity to travel internationally and the confidence to interact with others;
- The kid gives his or her permission to be put forward for the International Children’s Peace Prize 2023.
For further information visit KidsRights Foundation