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2002 GKI COMMUNITY BUILDERS PRIZE RECIPIENT
Dr. Michael Nobel

Dr. Michael Nobel was honored on April 7, 2003, at Morehouse College, Atlanta as the second recipient of The Gandhi, King, Ikeda Community Builders Prize.

Dr. Nobel the Grand Nephew of Alfred Nobel, founder of the Nobel Prize, is a leading advocate for peace initiatives throughout the world, including gathering some seventy-five million signatures for the Manifesto 2000, a six part peace pledge. Also the Chairman of the Appeal of the Nobel Peace Laureates for the Children of The world, and the Nobel Family Foundation.

In Dr. Nobel’s acceptance speech, he spoke of healing the wounds of September 11, 2001. He stated: “ If we choose to mark that date in memory with a solemn vow to the children of the world to build a better community, driven by culture of peace and nonviolence, then we will have helped to change the course of history.”

Dr. Nobel is renowned for promoting non-violence education among youth and for being a stanch supporter of international peace building movements including United Nation's peace activities.

 


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