Featured #KidsCan changemakers address various topics in their communities ranging from environmental sustainability to child labor issues, homelessness and more. They span a large part of the globe, from South America and Europe to the Middle East and Africa:
- Colombia - Michael Steven Uribe: 2017 Peace Prize nominee focused on peace initiatives using performing arts.
- India - Om Prakash: 2006 Peace Prize winner focused on child labor issues.
- The Netherlands - Fahima Elmi: 2017 Peace Prize Nominee focused on child homelessness.
- Philippines - Kesz Valdez: 2012 Peace Prize winner focused on child healthcare.
- Poland - Tymon Radzik: 2017 Peace Prize finalist focused on child government participation.
- South Africa - Chaeli Mycroft: 2011 Peace Prize winner focused on children with disabilities.
- Syria - Mohamad Al Jounde: 2017 Peace Prize winner focused on children refugees and education.
- United Arab Emirates - Kehkashan Basu: 2016 Peace Prize winner focused on environmental sustainability.
- Not Yet Announced 2018 Peace Prize Winner - Stay tuned using the information below to find out who wins.
The International Children's Peace Prize is awarded annually to a child who fights courageously for children's rights. Every year, the message of the new young winner has enormous impact and demonstrates to millions of people globally that change is possible. In 2018 the prize will be awarded for the 14th consecutive year. Previous winners include Nkosi Johnson, who fought for the rights of children with aids, and Malala Yousafzai, who won the International Children's Peace Prize in 2013 before winning the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014.Please visit their website to find out more about KidsRights: www.kidsrights.org.