Call for Candidates for the 2024 UNESCO ICM Martial Arts Education Prize


The International Centre of Martial Arts for Youth Development and Engagement under the auspices of UNESCO (ICM) aims to select and award a winner for the UNESCO ICM Martial Arts Education Prize among candidates who have contributed to positive social changes through martial arts training activities.

Submissions open on WED 20 March to MON 20 May, 2024, 24:00 KST (Korea Standard Time)

Candidacy Criteria
Individual, group or organization who has contributed in one of these areas:

  • Helping youth overcome underprivileged circumstances through martial arts education;
  • Improving women’s rights and enhancing women’s social engagement through martial arts education for women;
  • Creating a safe environment in local communities through martial arts education activities;
  • Contributing to ensuring that the socially-underprivileged build self-reliance while overcoming hardships through martial arts education.

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