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Offer: $20,000 El-Hibri Peace Education Prize 2012 Now Accepting Nominations- Deadline July 15th

Prize is open to organizations and individuals both domestically and internationally.

Purpose
To recognize individuals or organizations for their contributions to the field of Peace Education, and to increase awareness for the positive impact peace education work has on people.

Goals

  • To promote the importance of peace education globally by recognizing individuals and organizations for their work.
  • To encourage the integration of knowledge about peacemaking into curricula at all levels of education; and
  • To reward innovative approaches to the theory, practice, and teaching of peace and social justice.

Background and History
Established in 2007 when Fuad and Nancy El-Hibri were approached and requested to raise awareness about peace work, the El-Hibri Peace Education Prize recognizes outstanding individuals or organizations in peace education demonstrating successful and innovative approaches to promoting peace and social justice globally. The Prize is awarded annually at the El-Hibri Peace Education Prize Ceremony in Washington, DC.

The Prize
Cash award of $20,000;
Public recognition of achievements;
Promotion of the Laureate’s work; and
Assistance in arranging speaking engagements to raise awareness about Peace Education.

Who is Eligible?
Nominees can be individuals or organizations based anywhere in the world making valuable contributions to the theory, practice, and teaching of peace and social justice.

Selection
All Prize Laureates are selected based on nominations. The selection process may include interviews with references that can speak to the nominee’s contributions to the field of Peace Education.

The selection of the prize Laureate is made by El-Hibri Peace Education Prize Selection Committee, chaired by Nonviolence International President Mubarak Awad. Membership of the Committee includes experts in the field of Peace Education and Prize Laureates.

The El-Hibri Peace Education Prize will be presented at the annual El-Hibri Peace Education Prize Ceremony in Washington, DC.

Timeline
July 15, 2012: Nomination Deadline
August 1, 2012: Selection Announcement
Fall, 2012: Prize Presentation Ceremony

Nomination Process
Nomination forms can be submitted online, e-mailed in, or mailed to the address provided on the webpage.
Forms can be found at: http://www.elhibriprize.org/nomination.html

Additional questions contact
Email: nominations@elhibriprize.org


Phone: (202) 244-0951


Website: http://www.elhibriprize.org/

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