Find out the list of Peace and Sport Awards nominees
Created in 2008, the annual Peace and Sport Awards reward organizations and individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to peace, dialogue and social stability in the world through sport.
From specific field programs to global initiatives, the winners have led projects that are symbolic of sport’s capacity to reconcile divided or opposed communities. They are an inspiration to other stakeholders for what sport can achieve on the global stage.
This year the ceremony of Peace and Sport Awards will be held in Monaco Thursday 7th of December, as part of the evening of Peace and Sport International Forum Gala.
On this occasion eleven awards will be granted to exceptional initiatives promoting peace through sport! Champions for Peace and the Jury will respectively be in charge of selecting the winners of the “In memory of Guo Chan: coup de Coeur by Champions for Peace” and “Special Jury Prize” Awards.
You can find here below the list of the confirmed nominees for the Awards Ceremony:
Federation of the Year
International Volleyball Federation (FIVB)
Badminton World Federation (BWF)
NGO of the Year
In Safe Hands
Horn of Africa
Diplomatic Action of the Year
Björn Borg Brand
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Colombia
Sport Simple Program of the Year
Welcome to Yorkshire, Yorkshire Bank Bike Libraries
World Baseball Softball Confederation
April6 Initiative of the Year
1st World Taekwondo Beach Championships 2017
St Lawrence High School, Kolkata & St Lawrence Old Boys Association
Brussels Play 4 Peace
Foundation of the Year
FC Barcelona Foundation
The Deutsche Fussball Liga Foundation
La Fondation Paris Saint Germain
Event of the Year
The PyeongChang Organizing Committee of the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games
AIBA (International Boxing Association)
Ojo x Ojo
Champion of the Year
CSR Initiative of the Year
GIZ (Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit)
Special Jury Prize
AS Monaco et du Borussia Dortmund supporters
UNFP – Union Nationale des Footballeurs Professionnels
10th Peace and Sport International Forum will reveal the winners, to attend the Awards Ceremony register here.