The Poetry for Peace contest was held from 15 September until 14 October 2011. The winners were anounced at a ceremony at UN headquarters in New York.
Below is one of the contest entries.
nothing is made possible without thou no nation can withstand thy absence nor the entire human race your gift peace and justice are the pillars that holds societies and nations nothing can reasonably exist with these fundamentals no meaningful progress can exist anywhere even in Heavens thou art enthroned 'follow peace with all men' is an inexcusable order of Him whom made the world in order and peace a happy human race is peace without more peace of mind can only be achieved by Peaceful co-existence between the human race and the environment
— Uwandu Chinemerem Kingson
All Poems Submitted to the Contest