This years recipients of the Four Freedoms Award are:
Former German President Richard von Weizsäcker:
For his contribution to cope with the WW II past of Germany by defining the end of the war not as the
day Germany lost the war,but a day of liberation.
Freedom of Speech and Expression:For his contribution to Freedom of Expression as a Special UN Envoy to
Afghanistan and Iraq between 2001 and 2005.
Freedom of Worship,British author,for her contribution to the Freedom of Religion,an expert in the field of Religion,
she opened the basics of the Christian,Muslim,Jewish faiths to a broader audience.
Freedom from Want:for his role in the diplomatic process that resulted in the Oslo Agreement between Palestine and israel in 1993.
The diplomatic involvement in a cease fire in Guatemala,the 1997 Ottawa Treaty on use and production of landmines.
Freedom from Fear:for her role as founder of War Child The Netherlands.
With the Freedom for Fear Award for War Child the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute
emphisizes the importance of childcare in warzones.
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