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IRIAD Prize - Golden Doves for Peace, 2017

  The Jury and Awardees, 2017 

 

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 PREMIO ARCHIVIO DISARMO -

 

COLOMBE D’ORO PER LA PACE 2017

 

fondato da Luigi Anderlini

 

XXXIII Edizione

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WINNERS OF ITALY'S 'GOLDEN DOVES' PEACE PRIZE IN ROME TO RECEIVE THE AWARD WHICH “ANTICIPATED” THE NOBEL PRIZE FOR PEACE

 

 

WINNERS OF THE XXXIII Edition

 

Journalists’ prize to be awarded to Lucia Goracci, Nancy Porsia and Michele Rech, alias Zerocalcare’.

 

International Golden Dove for Peace to ICAN - International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons Susi Snyder with draws the prize

 

 

 Dora Iacobelli, Vice President and Susi Snyder, ICAN.

 

 

 On Tuesday October 10 the winners of the Archivio Disarmo-Colombe d’Oro per la Pace Peace (Disarmament Archives – Golden Doves for Peace) Prize met in Rome for this year’s XXXIII edition.

 

"We are particularly happy with the choices the jury made this year", says Fabrizio Battistelli, President of the International Research Institute Archivio Disarmo, "rewarding three different media operators, each using a different medium, but each reporting the aberrations of war from the field with the same courage”.

 

This year’s International Golden Dove for Peace has been awarded to ICAN, the network of over 500 organizations in 101 countries working for a ban on nuclear weapons which has become famous worldwide following the Nobel Peace Prize committee’s announcement last week. To retrieve the Golden Dove came to Rome Susi Snyder, member of the ICAN Steering Committee. Significant role has been played by Italian associations, including Rete Italiana Disarmo - Italian Disarmament Network, Senzatomica, Nuclear War Medicine and others.

 

“This is a year of coincidences”, says Battistelli. On August 6, the anniversary of the tragedy of Hiroshima, the jury of the Golden Dove for Peace Prize voted unanimously to award the International Peace Prize to ICAN. The date for the ceremony was set for October 10. Then on October 6, in Oslo, ICAN was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. A mere coincidence? Battistelli smiles: "Some say the Golden Doves bring luck, but I believe it is a question of good choices. The Nobel Peace Prize had already been anticipated by our Golden Dove Peace Price three times: in 1987 with Mandela, in 1989 with Gorbachev and in 1997 with John Hume for peace in Northern Ireland. But perhaps, being the last, our decision to reward ICAN is the one which gives us most joy. "

 

The three journalists receiving this year’s journalistic award have distinguished themselves reporting on ongoing conflicts and recent tragedies in the Mediterranean, using all available media: television, print, audio and comics. Lucia Goracci with news reports (mainly on RaiNews24), Nancy Porsia with articles, photographs and other contributions, working freelance from Libya and Tunisia, and Michele Rech with his drawings, signed "Zerocalcare". In the eyes of the jury the outstanding information they have produced is a valuable contribution to the cause of peace.

 

Susi Snyder, the member of ICAN’s Steering Committee who will withdraw the Golden Dove Peace Prize on 10 October says: "This is an exciting time for ICAN. This year, ICAN's efforts and focused campaigning resulted in the successful adoption of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. This landmark treaty finally outlaws nuclear weapons because of their indiscriminate and inhuman effects. It is a tremendous success, the result of focused and unrecognized work. ICAN is extremely proud to be selected to receive the Golden Dove for Peace in recognition of these efforts. The timing with the Nobel Peace Prize announcement is a great surprise, and reinforces the importance of these efforts that the Golden Dove for Peace was early to recognize. "

 

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