The 2018 International Children’s Peace Prize nominees


Mexico, 15 years
Nominated by Escuela SDecundaria Técninca No. 79

Issues: PeaceChild Participation

2018 Children's Peace Prize nominee Marcela

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Go look for your inner happiness in a peaceful way. This will not always be dependent on the circumstances. It depends on your own consciousness, the truth and your own decisions.

Marcela's story

Marcela, 15, lives in Mexico. She has always promoted a healthy and peaceful coexistence among her fellow students, bringing equality and harmony to the campus. She has contributed to exhibits about health and peace and about children’s rights. Through her ideas and actions, she has spread harmony on campus. She proposed, for example, The Week for Healthy and Peaceful Coexistence, during which everyone on campus wore a white badge as a symbol of peace.

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