Guidelines on Essay Writing

  • Total number of words: between 3,000 and 4,000 words
  • Deadline for Submission: 15 January 2022
  • Guiding Questions for Essay Writing
    • ① What made you join the YPC 2022? (300 to 400 words)
    • ② Why does the Our Common Agenda (OCA) report matter to you as a youth? (300 to 400 words)
    • ③ Please identify the issues and proposals are relevant and important for you in terms of peacebuilding as a youth, and describe what kinds of activities you have engaged so far? (1,000 to 1,200 words)
    • ④ What do you think youths can do more and better to promote peace with the OCA report and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in our country and/or internationally? (450 to 600 words)
    • ⑤ What do you think are the major challenges and difficulties in implementing the proposals in the OCA report (450 to 600 words)?
    • ⑥ What would you like to propose to your government (local and/or national), the UN and other stakeholders to promote peace with the OCA report and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the country and/or internationally? (500 to 800 words)
  • Judging Criteria
    • ① Contents: Are the ideas and messages creative, substantive, ambitious, thoroughly developed, and relevant to the theme and guiding questions?
    • ② Organization: Are the statements and arguments evidence-based, clearly stated, logically sequenced, cohesive and well-supported?
    • ③ Vocabulary: Are vocabulary relevantly and effectively chosen and used in an appropriate manner?
    • ④ Others : grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, paragraphing, etc.
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