Community of Sant'Egidio and Peace


Chiesa di Sant'Egidio - Roma


From the Poor
to Peace

A culture of
living together

mother of all poverty

The "Method" of

Peace and dialogue
between Religions

The resurrection
of Africa

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05/06/2002 The International Montessori Prize "Education and Peace" to the Community of Sant'Egidio
01/29/2002 The Italian Parliament Candidates the Community of Sant'Egidio to the Nobel Prize for Peace
11/10/2001 The Prize "Marcello Candia, a Life for the Others" has been awarded to the Community 
09/21/2001 The city of Matera has decided to give the honorary citizenship to Mario Marazziti, on behalf of the Community of Sant'Egidio, for their commitment in interreligious dialogue, peace and human rights.
08/05/2001 The "Terra e Pace" 2001 Prize was conferred to the Community of Sant'Egidio for its commitment to peace and human rights.
07/29/2001 Andrea Riccardi was conferred the Narducci Prize 2001 for his commitment to ecumenism and dialogue
06/16/2001 The Solidarity Prize “Giara d’Argento”, on its special 25th anniversary edition, was awarded to the Community of Sant’Egidio
03/27/2001 The Notre Dame University conferred the “Notre Dame International Award to Andrea Riccardi for the promotion of humanitarian values”
01/31/2001 Andrea Riccardi was assigned the XIII Catalunya International prize
01/27/2001 The honorary citizenship of the City of Genoa was conferred to Andrea Riccardi for of his peace and dialogue work.
19/12/2000 The New York City Council honoured the Community with a public recognition for its commitment to defend human rights and especially to stop the death penalty in the US and in the world
12/15/2000 The “Woman of the Year” Prize 2000 was conferred to Francesca Zuccari by the regional Council of Val d'Aosta
06/11/2000 The Community of Sant’Egidio has been awarded the 9th Annual Peace Prize “The Golden Rose” for its activity in promoting peace.
03/20/2000 The Archbishop of Canterbury has conferred the Golden Cross of Saint Augustine to the Community of Sant'Egidio fot the service to the universal Church.
03/07/2000 The City Council of Rimini conferred the Honorary Citizenship to Prof. Andrea Riccardi.
01/27/2000 The Community of Sant'Egidio was chosen as the laureate of the UNESCO's 1999 Félix Houphouët-Boigny Peace Prize.
10/25/1999 ANUE - Associació per a les Nacions Unides a Espanya - has choosen the Community of Sant'Egidio as the recipient of the 1999 Peace Prize
05/28/1999 Andrea Riccardi and Vincenzo Paglia have been awarded Unesco’s Gandhi Medal for their commitment to a culture of peace.
03/17/1999 The St. John’s University has conferred the award, Doctor of the University (honoris causa), on Andrea Riccardi
02/19/1999 The Niwano Peace Foundation as chosen the Community of Sant'Egidio as the recipient of the Sixteenth Niwano Peace Prize
02/24/1997 The World Methodist Council has conferred the World Methodist Peace Award 1997 to the Community of Sant'Egidio for «the creativity shown by the community as it expanded its vision to form communities in other countries, and embarked on peace initiatives between warring factions». 
1994 The Community of Sant'Egidio has received the "Colombe d'Oro per la Pace" Prize, conferred by the "Archivio Disarmo" in recognition its work for peace.





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