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The UNESCO Prize for Peace Education has been awarded annually since 1981. The prize is endowed up to 60 000 US dollars and honours extraordinary activities in the spirit of the UNESCO constitution.

Recipients of the Prize by year

2008: Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (South Africa)
2006: Christopher Gregory Weeramantry (Sri Lanka) Special mention to Fundación para la Reconciliación (Colombia)
2003: Emile Shoufani, Greek-catholic Archimandrite in Nazareth
2002: the City Montessori School in Lucknow (India)
2001: the Jewish-Arab Centre for Peace Education in Givat Haviva (Israel) and Bishop Nelson Onono Onweng from Uganda
2000: the Australian Peace Educator Toh Swee-Hin
1999: "Asociación Madres de Plaza de Mayo" from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Honourable mention to Verein für Friedenspädagogik, Tübingen (Germany)
1998: Educators for Peace and Mutual Understanding (Ukraine)~honourable mention to Fridtjof Nansen Academy (Norway), World Court Project (New Zealand), Ulpan Akiva Netanya (Israel)
1997: Francois Giraud (France)
1996: Chiara Lubich (Italy)
1995: The Study Center for Peace and Conflict Resolution (Austria)
1994: The Venerable Prayudh Payutto (Thailand)
1993: Madeleine de Vits (Belgium) and The Graduate Institute For Peace Studies(South Korea)
1992: Mother Teresa
1991: Ruth Leger Sivard (USA) / Cours Sainte Marie de Hann (Senegal)
1990: Rigoberta Menchú Tum (Guatemala) / the World Order Models Project (WOMP)
1989: Dr. Robert Muller (France) / the International Peace Research Association (IPRA)
1988: Frère Roger, Taizé (France)
1987: Laurence Deonna (Switzerland) / "Servicio Paz y Justicia en America Latina"
1986: Prof. Paulo Freire (Brazil)
1985: General Indar Jit Rikhye (India) / Georg-Eckert-Institut für Internationale Schulbuchforschung (Germany)
1984: IPPNW International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War
1983: Pax Christi International
1982: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)
1981: Helena Kekkonen (Finland) / World Organization of the Scout Movement
1980: Carlos Tunnermann (Nicaragua) headed National Literacy Campaign in Nicaragua

External links

"UNESCO Prize for Peace Education". UNESCO. Retrieved 2008-03-28.  



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