NOMINATION PROCESS

Luxembourg Peace Prize is a platform offering multiple awards in the field of peace, with a goal of widespread global recognition

AWARD CATEGORIES

See the bottom of this page for further information on these categories and their definitions and considerations.

JURY

A global selection panel / advisors consists of respected, admired and extraordinary people who have made extraordinary contributions to sustaining peace in the peace field globally. This includes accomplished scholars, practitioners, thought leaders, policy makers and front-line activists from around the world.

We do not disclose information pertaining to the selection process and all information pertaining to this is strictly confidential.

EMAIL NOMINATION

Anyone may nominate for the Luxembourg Peace Prize Award by emailing the President of the Committee or the World Peace Forum or one of its chapter heads.

Information marked with an * are required.

1. Who are you nominating and for which category? *

2. What has the nominee done for peace? *

3. Why does the nominee deserve the Luxembourg Peace Prize? *

4. City and country of work of the nominee. *

5. Date and country of birth of the nominee. *

6. City and country of current residence of nominee. *

7. Any links to websites or further information. *

8. Your e-mail (for further contact). *

TIMETABLE

JANUARY 2nd

Last call for nominations.

FEBRUARY 3rd

Final Nomination List circulated.

OCTOBER 1st

New Categories Considered & First call for nominations.

MARCH 4th

Nominees are chosen by category through a majority vote by the jury.

MARCH 21st

Nominee responses due with regards to accepting.

JUNE 22nd

Award Ceremony for 2018.

AWARD

The award is a “PEACE OF PAPER” and consists of Certificate, Award in terms of a medallion or a sculpture (since 2017), invitation to publish in the Global Prospects Journal, potential to nominate youth for Luxembourg University scholarship, and a pledge by the WPF and LPP to promote the work of the Laureate in their work with youth, educators, government, and in social media going forward.

CONSIDERATIONS

What LUXEMBOURG PEACE PRIZE seeks in their overall nominations.

The definitions of each category are subject to an internal coding form, which is under revision.
Please consider that we are a grass roots organisation of concerned citizens, 100% volunteer.
Our process is considered, efficient, and can be slow!

If questions, please contact vicki.hansen@worldpeaceforum.org

Gender balance

Ethnic diversity

Spiritual diversity

Global diversity

One or more from Luxembourg or the Tri-country Region

Not all nominations need to be given every year

Youth is defined as less than 35 years old

AWARD CATEGORIES

DEFINITIONS & CONSIDERATIONS

OUTSTANDING PEACE ACTIVIST - Male

  • Male, alive, with a track record, someone who will leave a legacy of peace or someone who has the potential for impact;
  • > 18 years, however more likely in second half of life;
  • Can be individual or the founder/representative of an organisation;
  • Activities create peace defined as either creating an absence of war, or as creating a culture of peace;
  • Global coverage over the years.

OUTSTANDING PEACE ACTIVIST - Female

  • Female, alive, with a track record, someone who will leave a legacy of peace or someone who has the potential for impact;
  • > 18 years, however more likely in second half of life;
  • Can be individual or the founder/representative of an organisation;
  • Activities create peace defined as either creating an absence of war, or as creating a culture of peace;
  • Global coverage over the years.

OUTSTANDING PEACE ORGANISATION

  • Non Profit or Non Governmental or Inter-Governmental Organisation;
  • Global coverage over the years;
  • Builds peace directly and/or promotes peace.

OUTSTANDING PEACE EDUCATION

  • Educational organisation;
  • Impact or Potential for Impact;
  • Fostering a culture of peace with all ages, groups, youngsters, elderly, women, refugees, etc;
  • Global coverage over the years.

OUTSTANDING PEACE SUPPORT

  • Individual or Organisation or Government;
  • Gives resources (resources is defined as voice, financial, time or structural ) to Peace-building Organisations/Individuals or to Peace Processes or to Illuminate Issues.

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC PEACE EFFORTS

  • Government at a City, State, or National Level;
  • Global coverage over the years;
  • Builds peace directly and/or promotes culture of peace via a style and model of governance and values / principles.

OUTSTANDING YOUTH PEACEWORKER

  • Individual;
  • Male or Female, alive, < 35 years;
  • Activities create peace defined as direct peace building, either creating an absence of war, or as creating a culture of peace, or as pursuing a career in peace building activities;
  • Global coverage over the years.

OUTSTANDING PEACE TECHNOLOGY

  • Technology invention or company;
  • Builds peace directly and/or promotes culture of peace via a technical offering on the marketplace and/or to the public;
  • Global coverage over the years.

OUTSTANDING PEACE PROCESS

  • An ongoing process in a specific area of peace/future building which has advanced significantly towards reaching a resolution;
  • Can be a geographical area, a Committee or other form of Group;
  • Purpose it to bring attention to important achievements in peace processes in the world today;
  • Global coverage over the years;
  • Can be combined with another award category.

OUTSTANDING PEACE JOURNALISM

This prize is about journalists or media publications who’ve used their craft to contribute to peace. Stephen Zunes was the inspiration for this award, for his 2002 article on why not enter a war in Iraq (5 of the 7 Obama went on to quote).

  • Male or Female or Publication;
  • Builds peace directly and/or promotes culture of peace via peace journalism;
  • Peace Journalism frames in background & context, voice of all parties, creative ideas for solutions, challenges to
    propaganda, and images of peace;
  • Global coverage over the years.

OUTSTANDING ENVIRONMENTAL PEACE

This prize is in the realm of sustainable development, environmental governance, natural resource management, and environmental conflict management from an ecological perspective.

  • It can encompass a broad range of themes, including Food Systems, Water Management, Forestry, Coastal Resources, Climate Change, and Urban Ecology;
  • Can go to person, organisation, or physical area which builds peace directly and/or promotes culture of peace via environmental initiatives or practices;
  • Global coverage over the years.

2018 Luxembourg Peace Prize

June, 2018
Robert Schuman Building 5
Place de l’Europe
Luxembourg City, Kirchberg