The Welsh Centre for International Affairs (WCIA) wants to celebrate young people who have contributed to peace and global citizenship in their school, their local community or word-wide in a variety of ways. We are working with Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod who will host a Young Peacemakers Awards Ceremony at the Eisteddfod on 9th July 2020 where young people will showcase what they have done and receive a certificate and an award. Individual young people or groups can enter under the following categories. It is also acceptable to nominate someone else (with their permission!). The winners of each category will receive a pair of tickets for the Thursday night concert at the International Eisteddfod, where international performers come together to showcase the very best of culture from across the globe.
Young Peacemaker of the Year:
You will have been active in the pursuit of peace in your local or wider community, and your actions will have inspired others – your peers or people older or younger than yourself.
Young Global Citizens(s) of the Year:
Nominees will have been proactive in finding out about global issues, raising awareness and making a difference, including developing materials, projects and campaigns.
Young Peace Writer(s) of the Year
Nominees are invited to submit original pieces of work around the theme of peace in a local or global context. Contributions can take any form, including poetry, journalistic writing (including blogging), a series of effective tweets, biographies, stories, etc.
Young Peace Artist(s) of the Year:
This category will celebrate original artistic expressions of peace created by children / young people individually or as part of a group. These could take a variety of forms, including paintings, murals, sculptures, photographic exhibitions – also film – and may reflect contemporary issues and thoughts about how we create a more peaceful world.
Young Peace Performer(s) of the Year:
This category will celebrate original performances created to express the theme of peace, created by children / young people individually or as part of a group. These could be in the form of music, song, dance or a mixture of the three.
Young Global Analyst(s) of the Year:
Through their critical approach towards discussing global issues, nominees will have enabled others to better understand the significance of these issues to contemporary society, in particular in the context of internationl peace and security.