These are our icons. They are all winners of the International Children's Peace Prize.
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The International Children’s Peace Prize is awarded annually to a child who fights courageously for children’s rights. All winners have shown a remarkable commitment to combating problems millions of children face worldwide. KidsRights feels that children should be recognized, awarded and motivated in their fierce efforts to improve their own situation and that of other children all around the globe. Every year, the message of the new young winner has enormous impact and demonstrates to millions of people globally that change is possible.
In 2018, the prize will be awarded for the 14th consecutive year. By winning the award, these changemakers have gained an international platform which enables them to spread their powerful message among an audience of hundreds of millions of people worldwide. 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. More information about the winner and the ceremony will follow soon. Stay tuned!