UNESCO-MADANJEET SINGH PRIZE FOR THE PROMOTION OF TOLERANCE
In recognition of a lifelong devotion to communal harmony and peace, the Prize bears the name of its benefacto Madanjeet Singh, who was a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, Indian artist, writer and diplomat. Objective
The UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence is aimed at advancing the spirit of tolerance in the arts, culture, education, science and communication.
Who can win the Prize?
Who can submit Nominations?
Additional materials (publications, video, audio and other teaching materials, etc.) may be attached to the nomination form.
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How the Prize is awarded?
List of Laureates of UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence
|2016||The Federal Research and Methodological Center for Tolerance, Psychology and
Education (Tolerance Center) of the Russian Federation
|2014||i) Mr Ibrahim Ag Idbaltanat||Mali||More Information|
|ii) Mr Francisco Javier Estévez Valencia||Chile||More Information|
|2011||i) Ms Anarkali Honaryar||Afghanistan||More Information|
|ii) Mr Khaled Abu Awwad||Palestine||More Information|
|2009||i) Mr François Houtart||Belgium||More Information|
|ii) Mr Abdul Sattar Edhi||Pakistan||More Information|
|2006||Veerasingham Anandasangaree||Sri Lanka||More Information|
|2004||Ms Taslima Nasreen, Writer||Bangladesh||More Information|
|2002|| Ms Aung San Suu Kyi
Prize funded by Madanjeet Singh is amended and upgraded to $ 100,000.
|2000||Pope Shenouda III (1923-2012) The Head of Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church||Egypt||More Information|
|1998||i) Mr. Narayan Desai||India||More Information|
|ii) Ms. Shah Taj Qizilbash||Pakistan||More Information|
|1996|| Association of 32 Non-Governmental Women’s Organizations
“Pro-Femmes Twese Hamwe” of Rwanda
|1995||At its 146th session, unanimously adopted the decision to establish the "UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize||More Information|
“It is essential for international harmony that individuals, communities and nations accept and respect the multicultural character of the human family. Without tolerance there can be no peace, and without peace there can be no development or democracy.” “In order to generate public awareness, emphasize the dangers of intolerance and react with renewed commitment and action in support of tolerance promotion and education, we solemnly proclaim 16 November the annual International Day for Tolerance.”
DECLARATION OF PRINCIPLES ON TOLERANCE, adopted on 16 November 1985 at the twenty-eighth session of the UNESCO General Conference
Prize funded by Madanjeet Singh is amended and upgraded to
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