Every year, KidsRights awards the International Children’s Peace Prize (ICPP). The winner is a child who fights for children’s rights. He or she receives:
- The “Nkosi” statuette- A scholarship for education and, if needed, money to support the cost of life- A project fund of € 100.000, which KidsRights invests in the country of the winner for children’s rights projects that are closely connected to the work of the winner In addition, the child winner receives a global platform to promote their ideas and work. For example, the message of Nav and Vhiaan, the winner of 2021, reached 3.5 billion people all over the world!
Who can be nominated for the International Children’s Peace Prize?You might be the next ICPP winner! Let’s have a look at the requirements:- Only an adult (someone older than 18) or an organization can nominate a child- The child must be between 12- and 17-year-old by the time of the nomination deadline (March 1, 2022)- The child can come from any country in the world- The child must stand up and fight for the rights of children, including himself or herself- The child needs to be able to travel abroad and feel comfortable communicating with other people- The child agrees to being nominated for the International Children’s Peace Prize
Do the requirements describe you? If yes, you might be next ICPP winner! If not, maybe a child you know could be the next ICPP winner. But remember because you cannot nominate yourself or another child, you may want to find someone around you to nominate you or your friend for the prize. You can nominate your Changemaker here!
But hurry! The nominations are open until Tuesday March 1, 2022!
What happen after March 1, 2022? After the deadline of March 1, the nomination process starts. The stories of all the nominees will be posted on our website (only with the authorization of the parents/guardians). Some of them will also be posted on our Facebook and Instagram. Why? Because we want to create a buzz for children’s rights, and we want to inspire people! If you are curious, click here to find the 2021 nominees’ stories.
Together we can change the world!