UNESCO Prize for Peace Education - Laureates
1981 Ms Helena Kekkonen (Finland) and the World Organization of the Scout Movement.
1982 Stockolm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
1983 Pax Christi International.
1984 International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW).
1985 General Indar Jit Rikhye (India) and the Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research (Federal Republic of Germany).
1986 Professor Paulo Freire (Brazil).
1987 Ms Laurence Deonna (Switzerland) and "Servicio Paz y Justicia en America Latina".
1988 Brother Roger of Taizé (France).
1989 Dr Robert Muller (France) and the International Peace Research Association (IPRA).
1990 Ms Rigoberta Menchú Tum (Guatemala) and the World Order Models Project (WOMP).
1991 Ms Ruth Leger Sivard (United States) and Cours Sainte Marie de Hann (Senegal).
1992 Mother Teresa of Calcutta.
1993 Ms Madeleine de Vits (Belgium) and The Graduate Institute For Peace Studies (Republic of Korea).
1994 The Venerable Prayudh Payutto (Thailand).
1995 The Study Center for Peace and Conflict Resolution (Austria).
1996 Ms Chiara Lubich (Italy).
1997 Mr François Giraud (France).
1998 Educators for Peace and Mutual Understanding (Ukraine).
Honourable mentions : Fridtjof Nansen Academy (Norway), World Court Project (New Zealand), Ulpan Akiva Netanya (Israel).
1999 Association of the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo (Argentina).
Honourable mentions : Irene Drolet (Canada), Association for Peace Education Tübingen (Germany), Daugthers of Mary Help of Christians Don Bosco's Home (House) (Angola).
2000 Mr Toh Swee-Hin (Australia)
Honourable Mentions: Mr Pierre Weil (France), Ms Christiana Ayoka Mary Thorpe (Sierra Leone)
and the Middle East Children Association (MECA)
2001 Bishop Nelson Onono-Onweng (Uganda) and The Jewish-Arab Center for Peace at Givat Haviva (Israel)
Honourable Mention: Ms Betty Reardon (United States of America)
2002 City Montessori School, Lucknow (CMS) (India)
2003 Father Emil Shufani (Israel)
Honourable Mention: Ms Yolande Mukagasana (Rwanda/Belgium)
- UNESCO prize for peace education awarded to Fr. Emil Shufani (Israel) (Source: UNESCOPRESS - Press Release No 2003 - 32).
- Interview with Emil Shufani: “The human being must be considered the essential element in any conflict, so he has to guide our position”, in SHS Newsletter 02, 2003.
2006 Mr Christopher Gregory Weeramantry (Sri Lanka)
Special Mention: Fundación para la Reconciliación (Colombia)