IWPG to host 4th International Peace and Love Painting Preliminary Awards in Egypt
The 4th IWPG International Loving-Peace Art Competition Preliminary Round co-organized and facilitated by Youth Support Volunteer Organization Egypt was held at the Innovation Academy, Egypt Cairo, on June 15 cooperating with Global 2nd region of International Women’s Peace Group (IWPG, Chief branch manager, Seo-yeon Lee).
It was held under the theme of "Global Village Becoming One by the Light of Peace," and 335 people, including school officials, students and parents, participated.
The objective of this competition is to spread a culture of peace to the next generation who will establish the foundation for mankind and to deliver the message of peace through picture to children and youth suffering from wars or conflicts. In addition, it is a competition which hopes to send a message about peace to children and teenagers. It is also designed to spread the need and value of peace culture to children and teenagers who will be the main players in the future, and to deliver a message about peace through pictures to children and teenagers suffering from war or conflict.
"I was so happy that the drawing event was held, and I didn't win the prize, but I'm going to participate in the next competition," said Sadam Majubo (a kindergarten student at the Innovation Academy).
Principal Silvia Ferdencio (Innovation Academy School principal) said, "We are grateful for the IWPG & Youth Support Volunteer Organization (YSVO), which brings women together and makes peace in the world, and we will also work for peace in Egypt."
Emmanuel Zangako Peter (Founder & CEO of Youth Support Volunteer Group) said, "The drawng event, in which IWPG and YSVO (Youth Support Volunteer Organization Representative) collaborated, gave me confidence in achieving peace, and women act as pillars that move many things in the world."
"I can't imagine a world without women," said Albino Younis Amum( Teachers association for South Sudan from the embassy of the republic of South Sudan)."I was touched by the unity of women for world peace."
The awards for this competition were best, excellence, encouraging, and special awards. The winners of the competition were Genesis Ramsey (Elementary best Award), Osman (Elementary excellence Award), Stella Keji Gore (Secondary best Award), Rose Adam (Secondary excellence Award), Roseline Fahkry (High best Award), and Keji wilson (High excellence Award).
Winners were awarded a certificate and a token of appreciation for their hard work done.
The 4th Peace Love Painting International Competition will be attended by 10,000 people from more than 60 countries around the world, and the preliminary award ceremony will be held by countries or branches. The best work selected from each country will be mailed to the Republic of Korea, where the IWPG headquarters are located, and will reach the final heart. The final award ceremony will be held in November, and the award-winning works selected for the final will also be produced as an illustrated book.
The IWPG is a global women's NGO registered with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the Global Communications Authority (DGC), and it's headquarter is in South Korea. It is joined by 100 branches and 450 cooperative organizations around the world.
Youth Support Volunteer Organization (YSVO) is a partner organization of IWPG and a Youth led organization which has cooperation with other organizations in providing services to most vulnerable people especially the refugees and asylum seekers who are residing in the Arab Republic of Egypt.