Children and young adults up to 25 years old can enter this essay contest endorsed by UNESCO.
The Goi Peace Foundation presents its 2021 International Essay Contest for Young People on this year's theme: "What is life?"
Contestants are invited to explain what life means to them; the experiences that made them think about the meaning of life; and things they can do to cherish and invigorate their own life and all life on earth.
Essays must be 700 words or less, typed or printed in English or French, or 1,600 characters or less in Japanese. Essays in other languages must include a translation in one of the accepted languages.
The first and second place winners will receive a certificate and prize of JPY100,000 (US$900) and JPY50,000 (US$450), respectively.
The deadline is June 15.