As the saying goes, the pen is mightier than the sword – and nuclear weapons. Why not hold a writing competition focused on nuclear weapons abolition? People could submit poems, essays or stories. You could publish the winning entries online or in a booklet.
- Establish guidelines: Who can enter? What kinds of entries are accepted, e.g. poems, essays, fiction? Is there a word limit? Is there a topic?
- Publicize the competition: Set a deadline for entries, and create flyers to promote it. Advertise the competition in your school newsletter. Encourage your friends to contribute.
- Announce the winners: Arrange for a panel to judge the competition. This might include your school principal, your local member of parliament or an author.
- Publish the winning entries: Arrange for the winning entries to be published in your school newsletter. And why not make them available online for the world to read?
- I can imagine a world without nuclear weapons. Can you?
- The abolition of nuclear weapons is the most urgent challenge of today.
- Nuclear weapons are the worst kind of weapons. They must be abolished now.