The Calgary Centre for Global Community and the Consortium for Peace Studies at the University of Calgary are extremely pleased to present the eighth annual Calgary Peace Prize to Dr. Samantha Nutt. The Calgary Peace Prize was established to recognize outstanding individuals from the global community, who work toward making the world a more just, safer and less violent place.
Samantha Nutt is an award-winning humanitarian, bestselling author and acclaimed public speaker. A medical doctor and a founder of the renowned international humanitarian organization War Child, Dr. Nutt has worked with children and their families at the frontline of many of the world’s major crises – from Iraq to Afghanistan, Somalia to the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Sierra Leone to Darfur, Sudan. With a career that has spanned more than two decades and dozens of conflict zones, her international work has benefited many thousands of war-affected children globally. For more information, please visit www.warchild.ca or www.samanthanutt.com
Dr. Nutt will receive the Calgary Peace Prize on March 20, 2014 at the annual gala dinner beginning at 5:30pm. Tickets for the 2014 Calgary Peace Prize Dinner are now available and may be purchased individually or as a table of 8 seats.
• Individual Tickets are $150.00 each and include a $100 donation in support of the host organizations. A tax receipt will be issued to the individual or organization purchasing the ticket(s).
• A table of 8 seats includes a $600 donation in support of the host organizations. Table seating must be paid by a single payment and tax receipt will be issued only to the individual or organization purchasing the table.
To purchase tickets with a cheque or cash, please download the registration form and send it in with your payment. http://www.calgarycgc.org/uploads/9/8/8/8/9888230/registration_form.pdf
To purchase tickets with a credit card, please use the secure Eventbrite order form below. Additional transaction fees apply. https://calgarypeaceprize.eventbrite.ca
The Calgary Peace Prize is a $5,000 award established by the Consortium for Peace Studies at the University of Calgary in 2006 to highlight Calgary's contribution to world peace. The prize recognizes outstanding individuals from the global community, whose work has made the world a safer and less violent place.