Theodor Wanner Award

More info on the process and the previous honorees at the page linked below.

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Theodor Wanner Award

Since 2009, the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (ifa) has conferred the Theodor Wanner Award to those who significantly contribute or have contributed their scientific, social, socio-political, artistic, entrepreneurial or financial expertise to foster dialogue among cultures. The award was launched at the initiative of the Friends of the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen. The patron of the Theodor Wanner Award is the Foreign Minister of Germany.

Yoko Ono

Artist, musician, activist – Since the beginning of her career, Yoko Ono is fighting for gender equality, international understanding and world peace. Over and over, Ono expresses her demands in provocative artistic statements.
For her lasting artistic and peace promoting political work the Theodor Wanner Award will be bestowed upon Yoko Ono on 17 October 2013 in Berlin. The laudatory speech will be delivered by Dr. Guido Westerwelle, Foreign Minister of Germany.

MORE INFO:
http://www.ifa.de/en/about-us/awards/theodor-wanner-award.html

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