World BEYOND War wants to honor those working
to abolish the institution of war itself. With
the Nobel Peace Prize and other nominally peace-focused
institutions so frequently honoring other good causes
or, in fact, wagers of war, we intend this award to go
to educators or activists intentionally and effectively
advancing the cause of war abolition, accomplishing
reductions in war-making, war preparations, or war
Does an idea for a nomination leap to
When, and how often will the award be given?
Annually, on or about the International Day of
Peace, September 21st.
Who can be nominated? Any individual
or organization or movement doing educational and/or
nonviolent activist work toward the ending of all war.
(No World BEYOND War staff or board members or advisory
board members are eligible.)
Who can nominate someone? Any
individual or organization who/which has signed the WBW
When will the nomination period be?
1 June through 31 July.
Who will select the winner? A panel
of members from the WBW board of directors and the
What are the criteria for choosing?
The body of work for which the person or organization or
movement is nominated should directly support one or
more of the three segments of the WBW strategy for
reducing and eliminating war as outlined in
Global Security System, An Alternative to
War: Demilitarizing Security, Managing
Conflict Without Violence, and Building a Culture of
Lifetime Award: Some years, in
addition to the annual award, a lifetime award may be
given to an individual in honor of many years of
Youth Award: Some years, a youth
award may honor a young person, or organization or
movement of young people.
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and affiliated organizations advocating for the
abolition of the institution of war.
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