The 33rd Eisaku Sato Essay Contest Award Winners
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 33rd Eisaku Sato Essay Contest Award Winners
We would like to announce the winners of the 33rd Eisaku Sato Essay Contest. The theme was ”Demography of the world is experiencing a big structural change. While world total population is still growing, increasing number of countries are facing low fertility, rapid aging and even depopulation. Some are concerned about possible aging before societies become rich. Others are seeing continuing explosion of unemployed youth. Even in rich countries social security system is under pressure and generational conflict is on the rise. How the United Nations should cope with such demographic changes? Discuss the potential role of UN against this world phenomenon, “demographic tsunami” and 119 essays (7 in Japanese, 112 in English) were applied. The judgement committee was held on December. The award of Brilliance ¥ 200,000 with testimonial.