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2017 International Essay Contest for Young People - Learning from Nature

This annual essay contest is organized in an effort to harness the energy, imagination and initiative of the world's youth in promoting a culture of peace and sustainable development. It also aims to inspire society to learn from the young minds and to think about how each of us can make a difference in the world. This programme is an activity of the UNESCO Global Action Programme (GAP) on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), organized by Goi Peace Foundation. This year’s theme is on “Learning from Nature”.


Essays can be submitted in English, French, Spanish, German or Japanese. Submissions must be received by 15 June 2017.


For more information, click here or download a flyer here.



Contact Information:

The Goi Peace Foundation

1-4-5 Hirakawacho, Chiyoda-ku,

Tokyo 102-0093, Japan