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WLCU Sydney

Dr Charles Malik Award

The WLCU Sydney is proud to present the Dr Charles Malik Award commencing in 2022. This will be an annual writing competition open to all persons aged 15 years and over (at the time of submission). The competition officially opens on 15 January each year.

The Award is named in honour of Dr Charles Malik, the first United Nations Ambassador for Lebanon who also significantly contributed to the drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948.  Dr Malik was a distinguished academic, philosopher, author, diplomat and politician that became President of the Commission on Human Rights and the United Nations General Assembly.

Entries are sought for individuals to prepare an essay on a topic of choice, which must include a Lebanese theme, in accordance with the requirements outlined in the Dr Charles Malik Award Rules.

Key details for 2022

Entries open: 15 January 2022
Entries close: 30 September 2022
Submissions:  May be made via a PDF or Word Document e-mailed to: info@wlcusydney.org.au 
Enquiries: Please contact us via e-mail at info@wlcusydney.org.au
Award Ceremony: Saturday 12 November 2022 at the WLCU Sydney En Route to Beirut Gala Event (Sydney, Australia)
Results: All entrants will be notified of the results via e-mail
Award Rules: Please see below for the link to the Dr Charles Malik Award Rules
Non-English entries: An English translation must be submitted in order to be judged
Awards 2022: 1st prize A$1,500 plus a Montblanc pen to the value of $2,000
2nd prize A$1,000 plus a Montblanc pen to the value of $1,000
3rd prize A$750

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