PEACE AND SPORT
AWARDS

Launched in 2008, the Peace and Sport Awards have become one of the highlights of the Peace and Sport International Forum.

They put the spotlight on initiatives and individuals who have particularly contributed to peace and social stability in the world in 2016.

The Awards reward the expertise of various stakeholders working for sustainable peace through sport, through initiatives promoting the best practices in the field.

This year, the Peace and Sport Awards Ceremony will be held in Monaco onThursday 24 November, during the Gala Evening of the Peace and Sport International Forum.

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2016
Diplomatic Action of the Year

Diplomatic Action of the Year rewards a stakeholder who took significant steps forward in diplomacy through sport, captured in a photograph.

Champion of the Year

Champion of the Year rewards an international athlete who has led a significant sport initiative towards peaceful change, separate from a personal foundation.

Event of the Year

Event of the Year celebrates a sport event that successfully promotes a message of peace and illustrates its ability to bring communities together.

Corporate Social Responsibility initiative of the Year

Corporate Social Responsibility initiative of the Year rewards a company that has demonstrated its commitment to benefit society through sport and use its assets and experience to promote peace and social awareness.

Special Jury Prize of the Year

Special Jury Prize of the Year is dedicated to a peace through sport project that had a significant impact in the world (April 6 project, art, exhibition) duringthe last year.

Federation of the Year

Federation of the Year pays tribute to a national or international sport federation developing a program which contributes to the development of social integration and peace through sport.

Non-Governmental Organisation of the Year

Non-Governmental Organisation of the Year rewards an NGO which has demonstrated its capacity to use sport as a tool for peace education and to involve local stakeholders.

Adapted Program of the Year

Adapted Program of the Year highlights a project which uses sport as a tool for social inclusion, adapting to the environment it is implemented in and helping local communities to become self-sufficient.

Foundation of the Year

Foundation of the Year rewards a foundation (endowment funds or an institution established and supported by an endowment) leading a compelling initiative that promotes peace and social awareness by using sport as a tool.

THE WINNERS
OF THE PEACE AND SPORT AWARDS

Awards 2015

Diplomatic Action of the Year
INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY

Champion of the Year
ROBERT YOUNG

Event of the Year
RUN FOR PEACE

Corporate Social Responsibility initiative of the Year
INTER CAMPUS

Special Jury Prize of the Year
WARRIORS FILM

Federation of the Year
FIJI VOLLEYBALL FEDERATION

Non-Governmental Organisation of the Year
SCHOOLS FOR HOPE

Adapted Program of the Year
BRITISH COUNCIL PAKISTAN

Foundation of the Year
UEFA FOUNDATION FOR CHILDREN

Awards 2013

Diplomatic Action of the Year
UN JOUR POUR LA PAIX PAR LA SPORT

Champion of the Year
SBASTIEN BOUCHE

Event of the Year
ENCUENTRO SOCIOCULTURAL DE PUEBLOS ORIGINARIOS

Corporate Social Responsibility initiative of the Year
FERRERO FRANCE

Special Jury Prize of the Year
SPORT 4 PEACEFUL ELECTIONS

Federation of the Year
OCEANIA FOOTBALL CONFEDERATION

Non-Governmental Organisation of the Year
PLAY 31

Adapted Program of the Year
N’TOLA SARAMA ASSOCIATION

Awards 2012

Diplomatic Action of the Year
ERICK BARRONDO

Champion of the Year
PAU GASOL

Event of the Year
DILI, CITY OF PEACE

Corporate Social Responsibility initiative of the Year
MEGAFON LE CHAMPIONNAT

Special Jury Prize of the Year
“LES REBELLES DU FOOT”

Federation of the Year
IIHF -FDRATION INTERNATIONALE DE HOCKEY SUR GLACE

Non-Governmental Organisation of the Year
DARFUR UNITED

Awards 2011

Diplomatic Action of the Year
SKATEISTAN

Champion of the Year
GUSTAVO KUERTEN

Event of the Year
LEAST AFRICA CUP

Corporate Social Responsibility initiative of the Year
CLUB MED FOUNDATION

Special Jury Prize of the Year
SCORETHEGOALS (DROIT AUX BUTS)

Federation of the Year
L’IAAF

Non-Governmental Organisation of the Year
PEACEPLAYERS INTERNATIONAL (PPI)

Awards 2010

Diplomatic Action of the Year
ROHAN BOPANNA & AISAM-UL-HAQ QURESHI

Event of the Year
RUMBLE CARTAGENA

Corporate Social Responsibility initiative of the Year
PUMA.PEACE

Special Jury Prize of the Year
OUT OF THE ASHES

Federation of the Year
“GOAL PROGRAM” IFNA & “FOOTBALL FOR HOPE” FIFA

Non-Governmental Organisation of the Year
PERES CENTER

 

Awards 2009

Diplomatic Action of the Year
LAMINE DIACK

Event of the Year
LAIKIPIA HIGHLANDS GAMES IN KENYA

Corporate Social Responsibility initiative of the Year
BARCLAYS

Federation of the Year
INTERNATIONAL TABLE TENNIS FEDERATION (ITTF)

Non-Governmental Organisation of the Year
SKATEISTAN

Awards 2008

Diplomatic Action of the Year
ARMEN GRIGORIAN ET MAHMUT ZGENER

Event of the Year
RALLY IRELAND

Federation of the Year
INTERNATIONAL JUDO FEDERATION

Non-Governmental Organisation of the Year
LES ENFANTS DE BIEMASSY (become Serge Betsen Academy)