The 2019 Sunhak Peace Prize Laureate Announcement
Thursday November 22nd
5:00 p.m. South African Standard Time
3:00 p.m. GMT
Announcement to be made on Thursday November 22, at 5PM (local time),
at the Cape Town International Convention Center, South Africa.
Total Candidate Reception : 111 Candidates from 40 Nations
The Sunhak Peace Prize Committee Chair, Dr. Il Sik Hong (former President of Korea University), will make 2019 Sunhak Peace Prize Laureate Announcement on November 22, at 5:00 PM, local time.
Under the motto called, “Making the World Better for Future Generations,” the Sunhak Peace Prize was established to recognize individuals and organizations that had made enduring contributions to humanity for the betterment of humanity’s future and to seek models for a new civilization toward peace, in the 21st century.
For the 2019 Sunhak Peace Prize, the Sunhak Committee received 111 candidates from over 40 nations through a recommendation panel made up of dignitaries laureates of international prizes, world-renowned academic organizations, NGOs from around the world. The nominations were then reviewed by the Sunhak Peace Prize Committee consisting of 7 international members, including Chairman Dr. Il Sik Hong, and Erna Hennicot-Schoepges, Former Member of the European Parliament. After conducting further field analysis, the Sunhak Peace Prize Committee will finally announce the 2019 Sunhak Peace Prize Laureate on November 22nd.
The 2019 Sunhak Peace Prize Award Ceremony will take place on February, 2019 in Seoul, South Korea.