Hello. This is the SUNHAK Peace Prize blog, the blog that brings you up-to-speed with all the news regarding the ‘prize for all peace loving global citizens.’
In today's posting, we'd like to share with you the news broadcast by SBS News, the major Korean media station, covering news about the SUNHAK Peace Prize Committee's Inauguration Ceremony.
[ SBS News ] "SUNHAK Peace Prize" established... $1 million prize money, largest ever in Korea
The SUNHAK Peace Prize was announced today. It will be awarded to an individual or organization that made the most significant contributions to world peace and human welfare.
The SUNHAK Peace Prize Committee, which officially launched today during its inauguration ceremony, will announce the first recipient of the prize in August next year. At US$1 million, the prize money is the highest in Korea.
The committee chairman is Dr. Hong Il-Sik, the former president of Korea University and the committee is composed of 12 members, including Dr. Boutros Boutros-Ghali, the former UN Secretary-General.