Awards nominations open: 6th September 2016 
Nominations closes 13th September 2016


World Peace Initiative Foundation Awards

“I dream of an Africa which is in peace with itself” – Nelson Mandela

World Peace Initiative Foundation Awards are an opportunity to acknowledge, celebrate and recognise outstanding peace-builders across Africa for their excellence, innovation and brave risk-taking. We are now looking for nominations, evidence of outstanding commitment and performance from individuals, who currently work as peace-builders, thus, helping this world become a better place.

If you think you have or are making a difference in your community and your efforts should be recognised then we are looking for you! It is the time to let your wonderful work to be acknowledged.

The winners will be invited to join the Africa Peace Summit in Kenya this October 2016.

Africa Peace Builder Award

African Peace Builder Award

Are you an individual who believes that world peace is possible? Are you a peace activist, peace blogger, peace coach, peace conference organiser, sponsor or any individual  that promotes peace using a unique approach? Do you believe that inner-peace is important for sustainable world peace? Do you think that peace starts from within and that world peace could be achieved by attaining one’s inner peace?

If your vision is similar to ours. If you believe that by making small efforts we can create a snowball effect of peace in our communities and countries. If you have already made steps towards achieving and sustaining peace, nominate yourself or others for the Africa Peace Builder Award 2016.  

Jury for African Peace Builder Award

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Evaluation Criteria:

The nominee for the Awards should demonstrate his/her impact on people, the wider community and how his/her work practice provided these outcomes. The main selection criteria under each category is provided at the nomination page. However, the following  general criteria will be applicable to all categories:

  • Impact on people’s lives: Evidence of how the nominee’s work has made positive impact on the lives of people.
  • Impact of the nominee’s work skills: Evidence to show that it was their use of work skills that made the the difference in the work.
  • Potential scaling: The potential of scaling of the nominee’s work in other communities, countries, etc.
  • Challenges in delivery:  Did the nominee have to overcome any challenges in delivering their work  (funding, bureaucracy, public opposition for  the project, etc )

How to Nominate:

Step 1: Please read the above criteria to check that your nominee is eligible for one of the following categories.

Step 2:  When you have everything ready, click on the appropriate nominate for awards button and proceed.

Step 3: Compile the information required, as per the guidelines in on the nomination page, before filling in the nomination form.

Step 4: Fill in the required information about the nominee online, explaining why you think they should win. Please note the character limit in each section.

Step 5: Once you have provided the required information, click SUBMIT

What Happens Next?

You will receive an acknowledgement email of receiving your nomination immediately after submission.

  1. The nomination period is from 6th – 13th September 2016.
  2. The shortlisted entries will be contacted before 15th September 2016, to provide further details, if needed.
  3. Finalists will be asked to supply a video and photographs of their work to be used during the presentation of their awards.
  4. The voting process for shortlisted entries will open from 16th September – 25th September 2016.
  5. The official Awards ceremony will be held on 17th October 2017 during the Africa Peace  Summit in Kenya. 

    *All the nominations submitted shall hereby accept that World Peace Initiative Foundation (WPI) can use the nominee’s profile, photographs and any other information for the publicity of the Africa Peace Summit.



  • Accommodation and meals for winners during the Africa Peace Summit.
  • Registration fee of 200USD waived for all winners.
  • The Awards will be presented during our Award Ceremony

Should you have any inquiry or need further assistance, please feel free to contact us at [email protected] and include < Africa Peace Summit Awards  > in the subject.

*Applications received beyond the deadline will not be considered.

* All World Peace Initiative Foundation employees for the past five years are not eligible to apply for these awards nominations.