29th Eisaku Sato Essay Contest

The Eisaku Sato Essay Contest is an international competition that was established in memory of the late Eisaku Sato, former Prime Minister of Japan, with the monetary award that he received with his 1974 Nobel Peace Prize. The contest was inaugurated in 1980, and has been held annually since 1990.
Announcement of the 29th Eisaku Sato Essay Contest Award Winners
The 29th Eisaku Sato Essay Contest Award Winners were announced in September. Mr. Hajime Akiyama, International Christian University, and Mr.Nagafumi Nakamura, The University of Tokyo’s College of Arts and Sciences and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and Mr.Naoki Mukouyama, The University of Tokyo, were awarded the Second Place “Award of Excellence”. Mr. Eszter Czeh, Waseda University,
School of International Liberal Studies 3rd Year Student was awarded “Encouraging prize”. The theme of the contest was “Many people expect the United Nations to play a major role in world peace and in protecting the safety and welfare of the people worldwide. Express your views on whether the United Nations is sufficiently responding to the expectations, and if ‘no’, discuss the causes and constraints for this failure; if ‘yes’, discuss some recent success cases.”
29th Eisaku Sato Essay award winner
Name Age Affiliation
Award of Brilliance Hajime Akiyama 20 International Christian University
Nagafumi Nakamura 26 The University of Tokyo’s College of Arts and Sciences and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Naosuke Mukoyama 20 The University of Tokyo
Encouraging prize Eszter Czeh 25 Waseda University,
School of International Liberal Studies
3rd Year