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Indira Gandhi Peace Prize

Indira Gandhi Peace Prize

The Indira Gandhi Prize, or the Indira Gandhi Peace Prize, also known as Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development, is the prestigious award accorded annually by Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust to individuals or organisations in recognition of creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom. The prize carries a cash award of 2.5 million Indian rupees and a citation. A written work, in order to be eligible for consideration, should have been published. The panel constituted by the Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust consists of prominent national and international personalities including previous recipients. The recipients are chosen from a pool of national and international nominees.

SlName CountryFlagYearAwarded For
1Parliamentarians for Global Action Netherlands1986creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
2Mikhail Gorbachev Soviet Union1987creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
3Gro Harlem Brundtland Norway1988creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
4UNICEF United Nations1989creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
5Sam Nujoma Namibia1990creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
6Rajiv Gandhi India1991creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
7Saburo Okita JapanJapan 1992creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
8Václav Havel Czech Republic1993creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
9Trevor Huddleston United Kingdom1994creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
10Olusegun Obasanjo Nigeria1995creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
11Médecins Sans Frontières France1996creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
12Jimmy Carter United States1997creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
13Muhammad Yunus Bangladesh1998creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
14M. S. Swaminathan India1999creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
15Mary Robinson Ireland2000creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
16Sadako Ogata Japan2001creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
17Shridath Ramphal Guyana2002creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
18Kofi Annan Ghana2003creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
19Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Thailand2004creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
20Hamid Karzai Afghanistan2005creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
21Wangari Maathai Kenya2006creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
22Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation United States2007creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
23Mohamed ElBaradei Egypt2008creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
24Sheikh Hasina Bangladesh2009creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
25Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Brazil2010creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
26Ela Bhatt India2011creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
27Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Liberia2012creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
28Angela Merkel Germany2013creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
29Indian Space Research Organisation India2014creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
30UNHCR United Nations2015creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
31Manmohan Singh India 2017creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
32Centre for Science and Environment IndiaIndia 2018creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
33Sir David Attenborough United Kingdom2019creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.
34Pratham India2021creative efforts toward promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order; ensuring that scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom.

Indira Gandhi Peace Prize Awardee (1986 ~ 2000)

Mikhail Gorbachev

Indira Gandhi Prize 1987

Gro Harlem Brundtland

Indira Gandhi Prize 1988

UNICEF

Indira Gandhi Prize 1989

Sam Nujoma

Indira Gandhi Prize 1990

Rajiv Gandhi

Indira Gandhi Prize 1991

Saburo Okita

Indira Gandhi Prize 1992

Václav Havel

Indira Gandhi Prize 1993

Trevor Huddleston

Indira Gandhi Prize 1994

Olusegun Obasanjo

Indira Gandhi Prize 1995

Médecins Sans Frontières

Indira Gandhi Prize 1996

Jimmy Carter

Indira Gandhi Prize 1997

Muhammad Yunus

Indira Gandhi Prize 1998

M. S. Swaminathan

Indira Gandhi Prize 1999

Mary Robinson

Indira Gandhi Prize 2000

Indira Gandhi Peace Prize Awardee (2000 ~ 2010)

Sadako Ogata

Indira Gandhi Prize 2001

Shridath Ramphal

Indira Gandhi Prize 2002

Kofi Annan

Indira Gandhi Prize 2003

Maha Chakri Sirindhorn

Indira Gandhi Prize 2004

Hamid Karzai

Indira Gandhi Prize 2005

Wangari Maathai

Indira Gandhi Prize 2006

Mohamed ElBaradei

Indira Gandhi Prize 2008

Sheikh Hasina

Indira Gandhi Prize 2009

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva

Indira Gandhi Prize 2010

Indira Gandhi Peace Prize Awardee (2000 ~ 2010)

Ela Bhatt

Indira Gandhi Prize 2011

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Indira Gandhi Prize 2012

Angela Merkel

Indira Gandhi Prize 2013

UNHCR

Indira Gandhi Prize 2015

Manmohan Singh

Indira Gandhi Prize 2017

Sir David Attenborough

Indira Gandhi Prize 2019

Indira Gandhi Prize 2020

Indira Gandhi Peace Prize Awardee (2021 ~ 2030)

Ela Bhatt

Indira Gandhi Prize 2021

Indian Medical Association

Indira Gandhi Prize 2022