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Nominate a peacemaker for the 20th Sydney Peace Prize

The Sydney Peace Prize brings the Sydney community together to honour and celebrate the world’s most effective peacemakers. In 2017, we will award the 20th Sydney Peace Prize. A very special year!

Who has inspired you through their courage and dedication?
Who have you been admiring from afar?
We invite YOU to nominate!

Nominations close 30 June 2016.

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Awarding Australia’s only annual international prize for peace

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The first 14 recipients of the Sydney Peace Prize (1998-2011) include Nobel Laureates Muhammad Yunus and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, former leader of Amnesty International Irene Khan, the Indian novelist Arundhati Roy, environmental scientist Dr. Vandana Shiva, Aboriginal leader Patrick Dodson, and the inimitable academic activist Professor Noam Chomsky.

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was awarded to

George Gittoes AM

for exposing injustice for over 45 years as a humanist artist, activist and filmmaker

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Peace with Justice

Peace with justice is a way of thinking and acting which promotes nonviolent solutions to everyday problems and thereby contributes to a civil society

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2015 Sydney Peace Prize

By awarding a prize for peace Sydney celebrates inspiring people and their achievements. The 2016 Sydney Peace Prize Recipient will be announced soon.

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Jul

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