KidsRights International Children’s Peace Prize 2024

KidsRights International Children’s Peace Prize 2024. The International Children’s Peace Prize is awarded annually to a child who fights courageously for children’s rights.

Winning the International Children’s Peace Prize puts your changemaker in news headlines around the world.

This year, the winner’s message reached more than 3.1 billion people! Read more about the International Children’s Peace Prize here.

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Benefits of KidsRights International Children’s Peace Prize

KidsRights annually awards the prestigious International Children’s Peace Prize to a child who fights courageously for children’s rights. The winner receives:

  • The “Nkosi” statuette which depicts a child that set the world in motion
  • The “Desmond Tutu Study and Care Fund” enables the child to obtain an education
  • A project fund of € 100.000, which is invested by KidsRights in relevant children’s rights projects that are closely connected to the winner’s area of work

In addition, winning the International Children’s Peace Prize gives the winner a global platform to promote their work. For example, the message of Nav and Vhiaan, the winner of 2021, reached 3.5 billion people all over the world! the

Requirements for KidsRights International Children’s Peace Prize

All nominations should comply with the following requirements.

  • A child above 12 years and under 18 years of age; (the child should not be older than 17 years by the time of the nomination deadline)
  • From all over the world;
  • The child must have a clear history of standing up and fighting for the rights of him/herself and other children. The child must have an active approach to accomplishing this goal, which has led to a concrete result;
  • Ability to travel abroad and feel comfortable communicating with other people;
  • The child agrees to be nominated for the International Children’s Peace Prize.

NB. A group of children can be nominated, provided that every individual in the group made a provable effort and co-initiated the activities that resulted in an exceptional difference for the rights of the child and the position of vulnerable children, anywhere in the world (organizations as a whole will not be considered).

Application Deadline

March 1, 2024.

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How to Apply for KidsRights International Children’s Peace Prize 2024.

Interested and qualified? Go to KidsRight on donate.kidsrights.org to apply

Any person or organisation may nominate a child for review by the Expert Committee. To nominate a child a nomination form must be filled. You can do that here, in 6 different languages. 

To nominate a child, please click here.

For more information see our Frequently Asked Questions or contact us.

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