Imagining nuclear weapons-free world – UN art contest asks children to draw the future
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The United Nations Messenger of Peace and two-time Academy Award winner Michael Douglas today appealed to children from around the world to bring to life their artistic impressions of what a world without nuclear weapons would look like.

Mr. Dougl

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The United Nations Messenger of Peace and two-time Academy Award winner Michael Douglas today appealed to children from around the world to bring to life their artistic impressions of what a world without nuclear weapons would look like.

Mr. Douglas, who has served as a UN Messenger of Peace since 1998, released a video message in which he called upon young artists from the age of five through 17 to use their creative talents and draw, paint or sketch their visions of a world without nuclear weapons, bombs or wars for an international art contest.

Full article: http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=41305&Cr=Nuclear&Cr1=

Visit the Art for Peace 2012 website to enter the Art for Peace Contest!

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