Breaking News

Join Essay Contest for Young People and Win Cash and a Trip to Japan

Young people from around the world are invited to enter the 2008 International Essay Contest organized by UNESCO and the Goi Peace Foundation with the sponsorship of the Earthrise Society.

The theme for this year's contest is "My project to create positive change in my environment. How can I foster sustainable development in my community." The deadline for entry is June 30, 2008. First prize winners will receive a cash award and a trip to Japan.

Please see the complete guidelines below. The same information can be found on the Goi Peace Foundation website:

To read winning essays from last year's contest, go to

Please spread the information about the essay contest to young people in your network.