His offered solutions proposed maximizing the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in development and implementing changes in international policy mindset.
Osorio said “instead of designating the phenomenon as a ‘demographic tsunami,’ it should be considered instead as ‘demographic propulsion,’ signifying a collective, global drive to move forward for inclusive, sustainable development.” Osorio drew his ideas for his essay from his professional experience as a former Legal Intern for the United Nations Khmer Rouge Trials and Researcher for Asian Development Bank, and his many volunteer engagements.
I consider this award as a turning point in my student life since it encouraged me to proceed confidently in my future academic activities.
Specially, now I am more passionate in developing my academic writing skills further.
To enter the 2015 Eisaku Sato Essay Contest, please submit four copies of your essay along with a cover sheet listing your name, affiliation, age, gender, nationality, mailing address, and (if available) telephone/fax number and e-mail address, to: The Eisaku Sato Essay Contest Secretariat c/o United Nations University Library 5-53-70 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku Tokyo 150-8925, Japan The submission deadline is 31 March 2015.
Please note that submitted essays will not be returned.The foundation was established by Sato with the monetary award he received with his 1974 Nobel Peace Prize.Osorio shares the prize with Masami Utsumi, an office worker, Saki Mizoroki, a graduate of University of California Berkeley, and Ian Karusigarira, a Ph D student at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies. Presently, recipients of the Award of Excellence, the highest award, receive ¥500,000 (P220,000); Award of Brilliance, second prize, ¥200,000 (P89,000); and Award of Effort, honorable mention, ¥50,000 (P22,000).The contest is organized by the Eisaku Sato Memorial Foundation for Cooperation, in partnership with the United Nations University (UNU).There are no restrictions as to age, nationality or profession.This contest was inaugurated in 1980 and has been held annually since 1990.Discuss how the United Nations could work with these two superpowers in order to tackle global issues more effectively” and 101 essays were applied.Needless to say, receiving the Award of Excellence in the 31st Eisaku Sato Essay Contest was an inexpressible source of happiness for me.The theme of the 2015 contest is: “Describe the current relationship between the USA and China with reference to their respective responsibilities and roles in international society.Discuss how the United Nations could work with these two superpowers in order to tackle global issues more effectively.” Essays may be written in either English (3,000–6,000 words) or Japanese (8,000–16,000 characters).