Chairman, South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission
The 1999 Sydney Peace Prize was presented to Archbishop Desmond Tutu at the Great Hall, University of Sydney, by Sir William Deane AC KBE.
Sydney Peace Prize Citation: For his work as Chairman of South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Nobel Prize winner, leader of anti-apartheid movement against racial oppression, tireless campaigner for reconciliation through tolerance and forgiveness.
Sydney Peace Prize Lecture: Reconciliation and Justice as the Road to Peace
Read Archbishop Tutu’s lecture: 1999 SPP_ Desmond Tutu