Gandhi, King, Ikeda
COMMUNITY BUILDERS PRIZE RECIPIENT
His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal
On April 8, 2001 at Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia, nearly
2000 people gathered in the Martin Luther King Jr., International
Chapel to celebrate and honor His Royal Prince El Hassan Bin Talal
, President of The Club of Rome as the first recipient of the
Community Builders Prize.
Prince Hassan widely recognized as a world leader in the area
of peace, human rights, and intercultural dialog ,a pioneer of
peace efforts in the Middle East, bringing together Muslims, Jews
and Christians, to discuss peaceful solutions for humanity.
In Prince Hassan acceptance speech, titled On The Ethics Of Reconciliation
and Tolerance, he stated: “The realization that possibly
the longest distance in the world is from the mind to the heart.
We must stop working against something and start working for something,
working for a sharing of cultures and perceptions”.