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About the Event

This live webinar called upon some of Luxembourg Peace Prize’s Laureates, past and present, to provide an analysis of the challenges facing our world today.


  • “World Peace Dedication Ceremony”, facilitated by Patrick Uwe Petit, of The Goi Peace Foundation & May Peace Prevail On Earth International
  • Welcome, Vicki Hansen and Dominicus Rohde, Schengen Peace Foundation
  • Announcement of May 2021 TransAtlantic Dialogue and Luxembourg Peace Prize Ceremony, Francois Carbon, TAD Chair, University of Luxembourg
  • Steve Killelea, Founder and Director of Institute of Economics and Peace, Sydney, Australia speaking on Peace and COVID.
  • Dr. Scilla Elworthy, Founder and Peace Direct and author of Business Plan for Peace and The Mighty Heart. United Kingdom
  • Steve Youngblood, Director, Center for Global Peace Journalism, Park University, Missouri USA speaking on “Journalism and COVID”. 
  • Interactive Rhythmic Interlude by Ben Konen 
  • Libby Liu, CEO Open Technology Fund, Washington DC, USA, speaking on “Open and Free Internet, Our Lifeline” 
  • Helmy Abouleish, CEO SEKEM, Egypt, speaking on “The Economy of Love”. 
  • Music – Say a Litlle Prayer for You – Cover by Lalu & Seline Delcourt
  • Invitation to continue the constructive conversation
  • Closing ceremony




May 27th, 2020

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9th Annual Luxembourg Peace Prize Postponed to May 2021

On Friday, 28 May 2021, peace activists from around the world will gather for the 9th Annual Luxembourg Peace Prize ceremony. The 2020/2021 Luxembourg Peace Prize ceremony will take place as part of the 5th Annual Transatlantic Dialogue conference at the University of Luxembourg. In keeping with the measures being taken around the world to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, the Luxembourg Peace Prize 2020 has been postponed to 2021.

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9th Annual Luxembourg Peace Prize Laureates 2020

The distinguished peacemakers of represent a diverse mix of Activists, Educators, Leaders,
and Artists from all corners of the globe in ten categories.


Outstanding Peace Activists – Dr Scilla Elworthy

                                                   – Dr William Vendley

Outstanding Peace Education – Transatlantic Dialogue

Outstanding Peace Organisation – Words Heal the World

Outstanding Peace Technology – Libby Lui

Outstanding Peace Journalism – Steve Youngblood

Outstanding Youth Peace Maker – Boniface Mwangi

Outstanding Environmental Peace – Water Peace Security

Outstanding Art for Peace – Pedro Reyes



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