To recognize individuals or organizations for their contributions to the field of Peace Education, and to increase awareness for the positive impact peace education work has on people.
- To promote the importance of peace education globally by recognizing individuals and organizations for their work.
- To encourage the integration of knowledge about peacemaking into curricula at all levels of education; and
- To reward innovative approaches to the theory, practice, and teaching of peace and social justice.
Background and History
Established in 2007 when Fuad and Nancy El-Hibri were approached and requested to raise awareness about peace work, the El-Hibri Peace Education Prize recognizes outstanding individuals or organizations in peace education demonstrating successful and innovative approaches to promoting peace and social justice globally. The Prize is awarded annually at the El-Hibri Peace Education Prize Ceremony in Washington, DC.