The Institute of International Education (IIE) Victor J. Goldberg Prize 2018 for Peace in the Middle East ($10,000 Prize)

The Institute of International Education (IIE) Victor J. Goldberg Prize 2018 for Peace in the Middle East ($10,000 Prize)

IIE is now accepting nominations for the 2018 award cycle. The Prize recognizes one Muslim Arab and one Jewish Israeli working together to advance peace in the Middle East.

IIE awards the IIE Victor J. Goldberg Prize for Peace in the Middle East annually to recognize outstanding work being conducted jointly by two individuals, one Arab and one Israeli, working together to advance the cause of peace in the Middle East. The two individuals whose work is judged to be most successful in bringing people together and meeting the goals of the Prize share a US$10,000 prize. The winners are selected by a prestigious international selection committee. Award ceremonies are generally held each June, along with public announcement of the winners to press and social media.

Goals of the Prize:

  • Advance the cause of peace in the Middle East
  • Reward those who are courageous and committed to work to overcome the religious, cultural, ethnic and political issues which divide the region
  • Break down barriers of hate towards “the other”
  • Recognize innovation
  • Inspire others working at the grassroots level, and demonstrate that their efforts are worthy of wider recognition.

Download Call for Nominations: 2018 IIE Goldberg Prize

For More Information:

Application Deadline: February 1, 2018

Visit the Official Webpage of the IIE Victor J. Goldberg Prize for Peace in the Middle East