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VOICES YOUTH AWARD

Voices Video Launch & 2021 Gorbachev/Shultz, Voices Youth Award Winner

 

Voices launches three educational nuclear disarmament videos for children, young adults and the public. Sahil Shah was selected and announced the winner of the 2nd Annual Gorbachev/Shultz, Voices Youth Award winner Sahil Shah! 

Watch the full webinar above or on YouTube.

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Sahil Saha (26) currently works as a Policy Fellow at the European Leadership Network (ELN) in London.

In this role, Sahil advises senior transatlantic government stakeholders on reducing strategic and nuclear risks and convenes international security dialogues. In particular, he leads the organization's efforts to stabilize and strengthen nuclear and regional security diplomacy with Iran and its neighbors, and also advises widely on other non-proliferation, disarmament, and arms control issues. Click HERE to learn more!

Nomination Form For 2022 Award

Nomination submissions are now being accepted for the 3rd Annual Gorbachev/Shultz, Voices Youth Award. If you would like to nominate an individual or organization please do so using the form below. Thanks so much for your contribution!

 

Nomination submissions and supporting materials must be received by June 30, 2022 at 5:00PM PST.

  • We invite nominations for individual youth (35 years of age or below) or youth organizations for the 2022 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 and attaching supporting documentation. You can also email this information and material to contact@voices-uri.org along with a supporting narrative, no longer than 250 words. Supporting materials showing evidence of the nominees involvement in the field of nuclear abolition is required. Additional materials such as online posts, photos, website articles, video clips, and more are welcome. Please use “Voices Youth Award Submission” in the subject line of your email.

  • All supporting materials should include activities that have taken place between January 1, 2021 and May 31, 2022.

Youth Award Nominee Form

Nomination submissions and supporting materials must be received by June 30, 2022 at 5:00PM PST.

Please provide any additional information you may have about the nominee, such as videos, photos, flyers, etc. if applicable. Providing this additional information is optional. All supporting materials should include activities that have taken place between January 1, 2021 and May 31, 2022.

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The photo to the left is of Founder, George Schultz, holding the first Gorbachev/Shultz, Voices Youth Award.

 

This was awarded in 2020 to Kehkashan Basu (21) (photo right): Founder-President of Green Hope Foundation, United Nations Human Rights Champion, Author of "The Tree of Hope" & Winner of the 2016 International Children’s Peace Prize.

 

Click HERE to learn more.

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