Contest - What does peace in Europe mean to you?

Rules of the contest “Peace, Europe, Future: what does Peace in Europe mean to you?”

Article 1 – On the occasion of the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to the European Union (EU), the European Council, together with the European Commission and the European Parliament, and in partnership with the European Youth Forum, launches a drawing contest and a tweet contest on the theme: “Peace, Europe, Future: what does Peace in Europe mean to you?”.

Article 2 - This contest is open to children of the 8-12 years age group (Group 1), teenagers of the 13-17 years age group (Group 2), and young adults of the 18-24 age group (Group 3) who are nationals of an EU country, an acceding country or candidate country to the EU

Article 3 – The participants of group 1 are invited to create a drawing or an image (including through computer software) on the contest's theme, with a caption if necessary. The format of the drawing or of the image produced should not exceed A4 size. The caption should not exceed 300 characters. For time constraints reasons, original drawings are to be kept by participants, and submission of a proposition is to be done through a picture of the drawing (or any equivalent in electronic format), via the online platform for participation ( Only the winner will have to send in his/her original drawing.

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Note: The contest is open to all Europeans from 13 to 25 November 2012. You can enter three categories: 8-12, 13-17, and 18-24. An independent jury will choose a winner from each category, and there will be a 4th winner chosen by the public on Facebook.