Information about Indira Gandhi Peace Prize:

The Indira Gandhi Prize or Indira Gandhi Peace Prize, the Indira Gandhi Prize for Disarmament and Development, is a prestigious award presented annually by the Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust to individuals or organizations for their constructive efforts to promote international peace, development and a new international economic order. is recognized. This scientific discoveries are used for the greater good of humanity, and increase the scope of freedom.

The award carries a cash prize of 2.5 lakh Indian rupees and a citation. A written work, published to be worthy of consideration. The panel constituted by the Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust comprises prominent national and international personalities, including past recipients. Recipients are selected from a pool of national and international nominees.

Brief Description of Indira Gandhi Peace Prize:

Year Award Recipient Description
1986 Parliamentarians for Global Action International Organization of Parliamentarians
1987 Mikhail Gorbachev Leaders of the former Soviet Union
1988 Gro Harlem Brundtland Former Prime Minister of Norway
1989 UNICEF United Nations Children's Emergency Fund
1990 Sam Nujoma First President of Namibia
1991 Rajiv Gandhi Former Prime Minister of India (posthumously)
1992 Saburo Okita The Economist of Japan
1993 Václav Havel First President of the Czech Republic
1994 Trevor Huddleston To work against apartheid
1995 Olusegun Obasanjo 12th President of Nigeria
1996 Médecins Sans Frontieres Voluntary organization
1997 Jimmy Carter 39th President of the United States
1998 Muhammad Yunus Founder of Grameen Bank
1999 M. S. Swaminathan Indian Agricultural Scientist
2000 Mary Robinson 7th President of Ireland
2001 Sadako Ogata Former United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
2002 Srinath Ramphal Second Secretary General of the Commonwealth
2003 Kofi Annan 7th Secretary General of the United Nations
2004 Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Princess of Thailand
2005 Hamid Karzai First President of Afghanistan
2006 Wangari Mathai Environmental and political activist, the first African woman to win the Nobel Prize
2007 Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Charity
2008 Mohammed ElBaradei 4th Secretary General of the International Atomic Energy Agency
2009 Sheikh Hasina Prime Minister of Bangladesh
2010 Luiz Inkio Lula da Silva Former President of Brazil
2011 Ila Bhatt Founder of SEWA (SEWA)
2012 Ellen Johnson Sirleaf President of Liberia
2013 Angela Merkel Chancellor of Germany
2014 Indian Space Research Organisation Indian Space Agency
2015 UNHCR United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
2017 Manmohan Singh Former Indian Prime Minister, Finance Minister and Governor of the Reserve Bank of India
2018 Center for Science and Environment Independent research and advocacy think tank
2019 Sir David Frederick Attenborough Sir David Frederick Attenborough OM CH CVO CBE FRS FRSA FLS FZS FSA FRSGS is an English broadcaster and natural historian.
2020 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Founding leaders of Bangladesh
2021 first An organization dedicated to improving the quality of education among underprivileged children in India and around the world.

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