KidsRights Foundation International Children’s Peace Prize 2019 (€100,000 Award)

KidsRights Foundation International Children’s Peace Prize 2019 (€100,000 Award)

Deadline: March 15, 2019

Nominate a young changemaker for the KidsRights Foundation International Children’s Peace Prize 2019. The International Children’s Peace Prize is awarded annually to a child who fights courageously for children’s rights. Winning the International Children’s Peace Prize puts the changemaker in news headlines around the world.

The  International Children’s Peace Prize is awarded annually to an exceptional child, whose courageous or otherwise remarkable actions have made a difference in improving children’s rights, which helps children worldwide. The motivation behind the prize is to provide a platform for children to express their ideas and personal involvement in children’s rights. KidsRights feels that children should be recognized, awarded and motivated in their fierce efforts to improve their own situation and that of the children in their environment and even the world.

The KidsRights Foundation is the organisation behind the International Children’s Peace Prize. KidsRights promotes the wellbeing of very vulnerable children across the world and advocates the realization of their rights. KidsRights sees children as changemakers in this process. The International Children’s Peace Prize is one of the key platforms that KidsRights facilitates.

Prize

  • The winner receives the statuette ‘Nkosi’, which shows how a child sets the world in motion;
  • The winner also receives a study grant and a world-wide 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.

Eligibility

  • Nominee may be an individual boy or girl 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;
  • The International Children’s Peace Prize cannot be awarded posthumously;
  • Group nominations are possible provided that every individual in the group made a provable effort and co-initiated the activities that resulted in an exceptional difference for the rights of the child and the position of vulnerable children, anywhere in the world. Organizations are not accepted as eligible nominees.

Nomination

  • Download the nomination form
  • After completing the form, click here to upload the form and a picture to submit your nominee.

For more information, visit International Children’s Peace Prize 2019.

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