Anne Elicano (member since 2005) entered the UNESCO / Goi Peace Foundation annual International Essay Contest for Young People this year. The organizers received 4,029 entries from 138 countries. This yearâs theme was âThe role of media and information and communication technologies in building a peaceful world,â WYA Asia Pacific is very proud to announce that Anne received the first prize for the Youth Category.
Her entry to the competition can be found online:
The full essay “Amplifying Peace Across Borders” may be read here:
Anne will be going to Japan next week to receive her prize! Congratulations, Anne! We are so proud of you!