Report: Fuji Declaration Symposium “Co-creating a World in Harmony and Balance”

Commemorating the second anniversary of the Fuji Declaration, an international symposium was held on May 12, 2017 at the United Nations University in Tokyo, bringing together visionary leaders from around the world to share their insights and wisdom on the theme “Co-creating a World in Harmony and Balance.”

Contest extended to August 15th: 2017 Peace Pals International Art Exhibition and Awards

Young people (age 5 – 16) are invited to submit their artwork to the 20th Annual Peace Pals International Art Exhibition and Awards. This year’s theme is “Nature for All – Loving the Earth.”

Join the Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition 2017

Young entrepreneurs (age 15-35) from around the world are invited to submit their innovative ideas and projects with a sociental impact, which champions and implements one or more of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

2017 Lecture Series “Cultural Diversity in a Globalized World” starts at the Gumna Prefectural Women’s University

Lecturers for the 2017 academic year include a former premier of the Republic of China (Taiwan), ambassadors of Kazakhstan, Colombia, Panama, Germany, Rwanda and Cambodia as well as Japanese diplomats and NGO representatives. The general public is welcome to attend the lectures free of charge.

Call for Essays: 2017 International Essay Contest for Young People

Young people from around the world are invited to enter the 2017 International Essay Contest for Young People organized by the Goi Peace Foundation. The theme for this year’s contest is “Learning from Nature.”

Report: Goi Peace Foundation co-organizes 3rd ESD Japan Youth Conference and ESD Japan Youth Platform Meeting

The annual ESD Japan Youth Conference is organized to offer students and young professionals from various fields a platform to come together and engage in dialogue and peer learning to enhance their ESD practices.

Moving forward with the Fuji Declaration Movement

We have wonderful news to share with supporters of the the Fuji Declaration. In his remarks at Pearl Harbor, President Obama spoke about “the divine spark that is common to all humanity.”

Hafsat Abiola-Costello receives the 2016 Goi Peace Award

Read her commemorative speech delivered at the Goi Peace Foundation Forum held at Nikkei Hall in Tokyo on November 29, 2016.

Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, receives the 2016 Culture of Peace Special Award

The award ceremony took place at the Akasaka State Guest House in Tokyo on November 8, 2016.

Winners announced – 2016 International Essay Contest for Young People

This year’s contest attracted 12,937 entries from 153 countries. We take this opportunity to thank all of you who participated in the contest!