The Consortium for Peace Studies (CPS) at the University of Calgary is pleased to bestow its 7th Annual Peace Prize to Emmanuel Jal The awards ceremony & dinner gala will take place at the Red & White Club, McMahon Stadium, Calgary on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 5:30 pm. To purchase tickets, click here. For event details, click here.
We hope to see you there!
Please take the time to nominate a Peace Prize
recipient for 2014 and mark your calendars for 2013 Calgary Peace Prize gala and fundraiser to honour Emmanuel Jal
Past Calgary Peace Prize Recipients:
To Nominate a Peace Prize Recipient for 2014:
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.
- The nomination process is open to the public. Click here to download the nomination form. A nominee cannot self-nominate.
- All nominations will be put forward to a committee and narrowed down by means of consensus.
- Final nominees will be put forward to the Consortium Membership for approval in principle of a prioritized list of no more than ten nominees.
- Once approved, the committee will contact each potential recipient according to the prioritized order.
- The final recipient will be named based on availability, and acceptance.
- Nominees will have a proven track record of a sustained effort towards peace, social justice;
- human security and the integrity of the environment;
- Nominees will be alive and able to attend the award ceremony in person where they will give an acceptance address;
- Although the committee will entertain all nominations, none will move forward without considering potential sensitivities;
- The award is intended for one person, however the selection committee in its sole discretion could determine that exceptional circumstances merit joint nominations, or nominations of organizations;
- A nominee unwilling or unable to receive the prize will not be announced. The Consortium Executive will announce the successful recipient in co-ordination with a press release, no earlier than 12 months prior to the event.