Children's Peace Prize news

  1. March For Our Lives wins International Children’s Peace Prize 2018

    The March for Our Lives initiators, who started the American mass youth movement for safer schools and communities and against gun violence, have won the International Children’s Peace Prize 2018. Today, on Universal Children’s Day, David Hogg, Emma González, Jaclyn Corin and Matt Deitsch, received the prize from Archbishop Desmond Tutu during a special ceremony held in Cape Town, South Africa in the presence of distinguished guests and the world press.
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  2. LIVESTREAM - International Children’s Peace Prize 2018 Ceremony

    Watch the official livestream of the International Children’s Peace Prize 2018 Award Ceremony. Find out who will be this year’s winner, live!

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  3. Desmond Tutu announces finalists for International Children’s Peace Prize

    Archbishop Desmond Tutu has today announced the finalists of the International Children’s Peace Prize 2018 on behalf of the KidsRights Foundation. The young winner’s message each year reaches millions of people worldwide. From an impressive number of 121 children from 45 countries, KidsRights’ Expert Committee selected Moni from Bangladesh, the initiators of March For Our Lives from the US, and Leilua from Samoa.
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  4. Register for the International Children's Peace Prize ceremony 2018

    It is a great pleasure and honour to announce that the Award Ceremony of the International Children’s Peace Prize 2018 will take place on the International Day of the Rights of the Child,  on Tuesday November 20th in Cape Town, South Africa. The prize will be awarded by Nobel Peace Laureate and Patron of KidsRights and The International Children’s Peace Prize, Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
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  5. 121 inspiring children nominated for International Children’s Peace Prize 2018

    Today KidsRights proudly announces that 121 nominees are in contention for the International Children’s Peace Prize 2018. The prestigious prize is awarded annually to a child who fights courageously to promote the rights of the child. In a very special tribute to archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Laureate and the official patron of the International Children’s Peace Prize, this year’s ceremony will be held in Cape Town, South Africa. There, the archbishop will present the prize to the winner in a ceremony attended by dignitaries and the world press on 20 November 2018.
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  6. The International Children's Peace Prize 2018

    It is a great pleasure and honour to announce that the Award Ceremony of the International Children’s Peace Prize 2018 will take place on the International Day of the Rights of the Child, on Tuesday November 20th in Cape Town, South Africa.
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  7. The deadline to submit your nomination for the International Children’s Peace Prize has been extended!

    The deadline to submit your nomination for the International Children’s Peace Prize has been extended! After receiving several requests, we are extending the nomination period until March 15th of 2018.
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  8. Nominate your candidate for the International Children’s Peace Prize 2018

    Do you know a child whose actions and strong commitment have made a difference in improving children’s rights? Give him or her the opportunity to be recognized for these achievements with a nomination for the International Children’s Peace Prize 2018.
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  9. Mohamad Al Jounde from Syria wins International Children’s Peace Prize 2017

    Sixteen-year-old Mohamad Al Jounde from Syria has won the International Children’s Peace Prize. Mohamad received the award for his tireless efforts to ensure the rights of Syrian refugee children. In the presence of media outlets from all over the world and several prominent guests, such as His Royal Highness Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan and a large number of foreign ambassadors, the award was handed out by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Children’s Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai.
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  10. Desmond Tutu announces finalists for International Children’s Peace Prize 2017

    Desmond Tutu has today announced the three finalists for the International Children’s Peace Prize 2017 on behalf of the KidsRights Foundation. From a record number of 169 entries from 55 countries, the Expert Committee has selected 3 finalists. Nobel Peace Laureate Ms. Malala Yousafzai will present the prize to the winner on December 4th in the Hall of Knights in the Dutch city of The Hague.
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  11. Two Dutch children nominated for International Children’s Peace Prize 2017

    For the first time in the history of the prize there are two nominees from the Netherlands, Fahima Elmi (15) and Gabriël Gomes Barros (17).
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  12. Record number of 169 children in contention for International Children’s Peace Prize 2017

    International children’s rights NGO the KidsRights Foundation proudly announces a record number of 169 nominees for the International Children’s Peace Prize 2017.
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