Second Annual


Voices Youth Award 2021

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Former U.S.A. Secretary of State George Schultz holds the first Voices Youth Award

Photo Credit: David Fedor

Voices for a World Free of Nuclear Weapons - A Public Announcement

Nominations are open for the Second Annual Gorbachev/Shultz, Voices Youth Award. Guidelines for submitting nominations are listed below:

  • We invite nominations for individual youth (35 years of age or below) or youth organizations for the 2021 Gorbachev/Shultz, Voices Youth Award.

  • The award will be given to a youth who, or organization which has pioneered or been part of exemplary programs/actions to engage youth in the local, regional or global movement to abolish nuclear weapons. The award honors the legacy of former U.S.S.R. President Mikhail Gorbachev and former U.S.A. Secretary of State George Shultz in their efforts for nuclear disarmament.

  • The nomination should be submitted by filling out the form below or by emailing all materials to along with a supporting narrative, no longer than 250 words. Additional materials such as online posts, photos, website articles, a video no longer than three minutes and any other supporting materials are welcome. Please enter “Voices Youth Award Submission” in the subject line of your email.

First Gorbachev/Shultz,

Voices Youth Award



  • All of the above programs, actions, and supporting materials should include activities that have taken place between January 1, 2020 and May 31, 2021.

  • Submissions for nominations are due by June 15, 2021, 5:00 PM, PST. The winner will be announced on August 6, 2021, on the yearly commemoration of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

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Kehkashan Basu

Gorbachev/Shultz, Voices Youth Award

Winner 2020

Youth Award Nominee Form

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The deadline for nominations has passed. We are no longer accepting nominations for the 2021 Youth Award. We are currently reviewing submissions and will officially announce the winner on August 6th. Time TBD. Thank you.