The 2018 International Children’s Peace Prize nominees


Mexico, 14 years
Nominated by Escuela Secundaria Técnica NO. 11

Issues: EnvironmentPeaceHealth

2018 Children's Peace Prize nominee Hazel

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People should not choose the violent way of life. There are many other, better paths in life to avoid the violent one.

Hazel's story

Hazel, 14, lives in Mexico. His own upbringing has been happy and healthy, and he wants that same happiness for all children. He believes that individual peace is the motor of world peace. He has raised awareness about the environment by organizing recycling activities. He has helped children with cancer by fundraising and visiting them in hospital. With the help of teachers and friends, he tries to ensure his school is a place of harmony and peaceful coexistence. Through sports and play, Hazel demonstrates the importance of respect, friendship, teamwork, solidarity and responsibility.

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