PyeongChang

2nd PyeongChang Youth Peace Challenge [registration deadline]

Dear Friends,

Greetings of peace from PyeongChang on the Korean peninsula!

We are pleased to announce that youths interested in promoting and building peace are warmly invited to “The 2nd PyeongChang Youth Peace Challenge (YPC)”.

The YPC 2022 is the peace and global citizenship education program in the form of essays and group debates for youths. It is organized in the context of the UN Decade of Action to deliver the SDGs by 2030 and the UN Declaration on the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the UN in 2020 in accordance with the PyeongChang Peace Spirit born out of the historical PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. 

THEME

How to implement the proposals contained in the Our Common Agenda report of the UN Secretary-General (Sep. 2021) from the peace perspective as a youth in your country and/or internationally. https://www.un.org/en/un75/common-agenda   

Pre-register online by 20th December 2021 at https://forms.gle/FsvHYpoK97HsdGwF7. Orientation for early applicants at 4-6 PM on Tuesday, 21 December 2021.

Submission of the essay is due by 15 January 2022. More detailed guidelines about the essay and group debate will be sent to registered applicants by email.

For any inquiries about YPC 2022 please contact us through PyeongChangYPC2022@gmail.com. More details about the PyeongChang Peace Forum (PPF) are available at http://ppf.or.kr/en/. Summary Report (English) of the PPF 2021 is available at http://ppf.or.kr/en/board/board_view.asp?BoardID=Notice&LangType=ENG&searchtext=&page=1&SNO=615. We look forward to welcoming your participation.

In peace and solidarity,  

PyeongChang YPC 2022 Organizing Team 

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CoNGO Notes: For more information on the NGO Committee on Disarmament, Peace, and Security, please visit ngocdps.wordpress.com. For more information on the NGO Committee on Children’s Rights-NY, please visit childrightsny.org. For more information on the NGO Committee on Intergenerational Solidarity, please email the vice chair at susanneseperson@gmail.com.

PyeongChang Youth Peace Challenge (YPC) 2021

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: JANUARY 10, 2021

ONLINE APPLICATION LINK HERE.

SUBMISSION LINK HERE.

DEADLINE ON JANUARY 10 BASED ON THE FOLLOWING TIME ZONES:

§  19:00 GMT-5 (New York), Sunday, 10 Jan. 2021

§  23:59 GMT/UCT +0 (London), Sunday, 10 Jan. 2021   

§  07:00 GMT+7 (Bangkok, Thailand) Monday, 11 Jan. 2021 

§  09:00 GMT+9 (Seoul, Korea) Monday, 11 Jan. 2021

The YPC 2021 is a youth leadership empowerment program for peace through reflection and sharing of experiences, ideas and visions about the challenges youths are facing now. The YPC 2021 is an international initiative to commemorate and promote PyeongChang Peace Spirit which is characterized by the transformation of hostile confrontation into peaceful dialogue on de-nuclearization and peace on the Korean peninsula according to the Olympic ideal for peace at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics and Paralympics.

We welcome you to participate PyeongChang Youth Peace Challenge (YPC) 2021.

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CoNGO Notes: CoNGO is an international partner of the PyeongChang Peace Forum.