The Peace and Sports Awards 2012 reward the expertise of various stakeholders working for sustainable peace through sport, through initiatives which promote best practices in the field. One of the awards is the Non-Governmental Organization of the year given to an NGO which has demonstrated real expertise in using sport as a sustainable tool for peace education.
They are awarded every year at the Peace and Sport Awards Ceremony held on 1 st November during the Gala Evening of the Peace and Sport International Forum 2012.
There are seven award categories this year:
International Sports Federation of the year
Sports Event of the year
This Award celebrates an event which effectively promotes a message of peace through sport and works for the long term benefit of identified communities.
Non-Governmental Organization of the year
This prize is awarded to an NGO which has demonstrated real expertise in using sport as a sustainable tool for peace education.
CSR initiative of the year
This Award rewards a Corporate Social Responsibility initiative which has particularly shown its civic mindedness by using sport as a tool for peace education.
Special Jury Award
This Award pays tribute to creative initiatives (films, books, exhibitions, art …) which have highlighted the positive role sport can play for sustainable peace in 2012.
Image of the year
This prize awards a photograph that has succeeded in promoting peace through sport on the global agenda. This Award is given in partnership with SPORTEL MONACO and Getty Images.
Champion of the year
This Award crowns an international athlete who has made a significant contribution to promote and use sport for sustainable peace.
For most of the award categories, the deadline is 31 August 2012. For Image of the Year, the deadline is 24 August 2012 and for Champion of the Year, the deadline is 31 August 2012.
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