2017 Peace and Cooperation
“Watching the stars
The Future of the World”
Drawing (until 6 years old).
"I ask myself if the starts lighten up with the sole intent of helping everyone find their own star". The Little Prince.
One of the objective of the UN is to promote international cooperation
through the spread and education on space. Therefore, we ask teachers
to teach boys and girls the basic knowledge on space; what is the Sun,
what is its function, the comets, the missions to the Moon and to
Mars...But more than just data, when you look at the sky what do you
see, what is there, what would you like to find there?
Stars have been the source of inspiration of writers or artists, for
sure it will be also the one of the youngest ones. Express you answer
to these questions through a drawing in DIN-A4 format (largest size).
Poster and Motto (7 to 12 years old)
half a century, the UN, through the Office for Outer Space Affairs, has
looked at the fact that all the world inhabitants should enjoy the
benefit of space, including veiling these issues so as to use the outer
space in a pacific matter. What do you think are the contributions that
spatial science and technology give to the amelioration of human
Express your answer through a poster and a small text, which supports
it. Minimum Format DIN-A3 (29.7x42cm) and max 50x70cm.
3. Mural or collective work (from 12 to 15 years old). Shared challeges
The 12th of April has been declared by the UN (Resolution A/RES/65/271)
as the International Cosmonautics Day. The message of the
Secretary General in the International Cosmonautics Day said, " … this
will make us remember our common humanity and our necessity to join
efforts to overcome our shared challenges".
What are the challenges that face humanity? We ask you to show us to
join efforts and showing us which are these challenges in a mural or
4. Free composition (from 16 to 18 years old)
"spatial subject" is not just science and technology, it is the
realisation of a dream. What child has not dreamt of being an astronaut
an travelling to the moon when he/she was a child? Again we look at the
message of the Secretary General when he said, "... this day should
incite the youth in particular in realizing their dreams".
What are your dreams? Express this connection through a free artistic
creation in which you show what you see, what you imagine or what you
Extraordinary Prize Yuri Gagarin
12th of April 1961 the Sovietic citizen, born in Russia, Yuri Gagarin
carried out te first flight to the space, an historical event which
opened the way to exploration of space, beneficial for whole humanity.
It is because of this that the General Assembly declared the 12th of
October International Cosmonautics Day in its resolution A/RES/65/271.
Yuri Gagarin was a man who "made possible what seemed to be
impossible". We propose to you to create a party in your scholar
institution, on one side to understand and get to know more the figure
of ths person who made history and on another side to show to all the
young people (of all ages) that it is possible to do what seems
Send us videos and pictures of such an important celebration.
Works can be submitted in any of the 6 official languages of the UN
(Arabic, Chinese, Spanish, French, English or Russian).
works must be presented before the 4th July 2017 in the central office
of Peace and Cooperation in Madrid, either by email or better by post:
Fundación Paz y
C/ Meléndez Valdés, Nº 68, 4 izq.
(34) 91 549 61 56
Fax: (34) 91 543
For the videos, we recommend uploading them on Youtube and sending us the link at email@example.com
The international jury will meet in Madrid, on September 11th , 2017, at the Egyptian Institute.
• 6 Diplomas in each category
• 7 Awards of 300 euros
award ceremony will take place in Vienna, Austria, with UNOOSA and
Misión Permanente de España, october 2017, in commemoration of the
“School Day for Understanding and Peace”.
THANK YOU FOR TAKING PART, and above all, THANK YOU FOR BELIEVING THAT,
TOGETHER, WE CAN MAKE A BETTER WORLD. Special THANKS TO THE TEACHERS
who help us to educate the children of the world and instill in them
the desire to improve that this society needs.