The Peace Summit Medal for Social Activism is an initiative developed as part of the annual World Summits of Nobel Peace Laureates. The Medal has been awarded by the Peace Nobel Laureates since 2012.
The first recipient of the distinction was Michaela Mycroft, praised for her commitment to the rights of children with disabilities in South Africa.
Jerzy Owsiak, co-founder and the Board President of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity, received the medal in 2013. He was honoured for his long years of social and charitable work and the active support he has provided to the development of Poland’s medical care system.
Tareke Brhane has been the recipient of Peace Summit Medal for Social Activism 2014 ‘for dedicating himself to raising awareness on refugee issues in Italy, after being a refugee himself, and for creating the 3rd October Committee so that the victims will not be forgotten’.
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