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Atatürk International Peace Prize

Atatürk International Peace Prize

Atatürk International Peace Prize is a state prize that given to natural and legal persons who served for development of friendship and goodwill with principle of Atatürk’s “peace at home, peace in the World”. The award was given in accordance with the “Atatürk International Peace Award Regulation”, which enacted with cabinet decree the dated 14.11.1984 and numbered 84/8769 in the years 1986-2000. The award could not be given in the years 2000-2013 due to the deficiencies in the legislation after the removal of some articles in the Council’s law since 1993. With the restructuring process, the Atatürk International Peace Prize Regulation, prepared in accordance with Article 27 of the Decree-Law No. 664 enacted in 2011, was published in the Official Gazette dated 12.03.2013 numbered 28585 and entered into force. Work continues within the scope of the relevant Regulation.

SlName CountryFlagYearAwarded For
1Rauf DENKTAŞTurkey2000serving for development of friendship and goodwill with principle of Atatürk’s “peace at home, peace in the World.
2Haydar ALİYEVAzerbaijan1999serving for development of friendship and goodwill with principle of Atatürk’s “peace at home, peace in the World.
3Bernard LEWISUnited States1998serving for development of friendship and goodwill with principle of Atatürk’s “peace at home, peace in the World.
4Turkish Peace Force in Bosnia and HerzegovinaTurkey1997serving for development of friendship and goodwill with principle of Atatürk’s “peace at home, peace in the World.
5UNICEF United States1996serving for development of friendship and goodwill with principle of Atatürk’s “peace at home, peace in the World.
6The Turkish Red CrescentTurkey1995serving for development of friendship and goodwill with principle of Atatürk’s “peace at home, peace in the World.
7Nelson MandelaSouth Africa1992serving for development of friendship and goodwill with principle of Atatürk’s “peace at home, peace in the World.
8Kenan EVRENTurkey1990serving for development of friendship and goodwill with principle of Atatürk’s “peace at home, peace in the World.
9Takahito MİKASAJapan1989serving for development of friendship and goodwill with principle of Atatürk’s “peace at home, peace in the World.
10Richard Von WEIZSAECKER Germany1987serving for development of friendship and goodwill with principle of Atatürk’s “peace at home, peace in the World.
11Joseph LUNSNetherlands1986serving for development of friendship and goodwill with principle of Atatürk’s “peace at home, peace in the World.

Atatürk International Peace Prize Laureates (1986 ~ 2000)

Rauf DENKTAŞ

Atatürk International Peace Prize 2000

Haydar ALİYEV

Atatürk International Peace Prize 1999

Bernard LEWIS

Atatürk International Peace Prize 1998

The Stabilisation Force

Atatürk International Peace Prize 1997

UNICEF

Atatürk International Peace Prize 1996

The Turkish Red Crescent

Atatürk International Peace Prize 1995

Nelson Mandela

Atatürk International Peace Prize 1992

Kenan EVREN

Atatürk International Peace Prize 1990

Takahito MİKASA

Atatürk International Peace Prize 1989

Richard Von WEIZSAECKER

Atatürk International Peace Prize 1987

Joseph LUNS

Atatürk International Peace Prize 1986