2000 Xanana Gusmão

2000 Xanana Gusmão

President of the National Council for East Timorese Resistance and subsequently the First President of East Timor

The 2000 Sydney Peace Prize was presented to Xanana Gusmão at the Great Hall, University of Sydney by Rt Hon Sir Ninian Stephen.

Sydney Peace Prize Citation: Courageous and principal leader for the independence of the East Timorese people, a statesman in the causes of human rights and peace with justice.

Sydney Peace Prize Lecture:  Peace Building a Priority for East Timor
Read Xanana Gusmão’s lecture: 2000 SPP_ Xanana Gusmao

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2000 Sydney Peace Prize Dinner