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Archbishop Tutu Message - UNESCO Peace Education Prize 2012. ©Oryx Media, South Africa 2012
Archbishop Tutu Message - UNESCO Peace Education Prize 2012

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Address by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, South Africa, after being designated by an international jury as laureate of the 2012 UNESCO/Bilbao Peace Prize.

In selecting Desmond Tutu, the jury recognized the outstanding role he played in building the new democratic, non-racial South Africa and his invaluable contribution as Chairperson of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission, to national reconstruction which became a model for other post-conflict societies. Furthermore, the Prize recognized his courageous activism, particularly with young people, to promote of non-violence and oppose all forms of discrimination and injustice.

on this subject: Archbishop Desmond Tutu laureate of the 2012 UNESCO/Bilbao Prize for the Promotion of a Culture of Human Rights

Place/country: South Africa,
Type: Speech
Credits: Desmond Tutu (speaker), Oryx Media - South Africa (publisher),
Published in: 2012

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