Nominations Are Open For The Young Peacemaker Awards 2022

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Have you contributed to peace, climate justice and equality in your school, youth group, local community or in the wider world? You could be in with a chance of an award! 

What are the Young Peacemakers Awards?

The Young Peacemaker Awards are organised by the Welsh Centre for International Affairs (WCIA), Size of Wales, the Council for Wales of Voluntary Youth Services (CWVYS) and Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod. The awards were created to celebrate the achievements of children and young people across Wales who have contributed to the greater good of their community in some way.

The Young Peacemakers awards ceremony will be hosted at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod on 7th July 2022, in Llangollen, Denbighshire, Wales. This is where you as young people will receive a certificate and an award if you are selected to be part of the awards.

Check out the online awards ceremony from the Young Peacemaker Awards 2021 to have a better idea of what to expect:

The Categories

In 2022, the Young Peacemaker Awards will have 7 categories:

  • Young Peace Activist of the year
  • Young Peace Writer of the year
  • Young Peace Artist of the year
  • Young Climate Champion of the year
  • Young Global Citizen of the year
  • Young Peace Heritage Champion of the year
  • Young International Peacemaker of the year (open to young people from outside Wales, too)

Who can apply?

Children and young people aged between 5-25-years-old are encouraged to submit a nomination for themselves (or for someone else, with their permission).

How can I apply?

To apply, you’ll need to make sure you know which category you’d like to put in a nomination for. Then, you’ll need to fill in an application form on a word document to send off to WCIA.

The closing date for applications this year is 10th June 2022. 

Please send any questions you make have and the completed entry forms to centre@wcia.org.uk via email.

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