Awards

Women Cross DMZ Leader Awarded the 2022 Peace Summit Medal

Christine Ahn, Founder and Executive Director of Women Cross DMZ, a long-time Channel partner, received the 2022 Peace Summit Medal for Social Activism, which is awarded every year during the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates to a human rights activist in recognition of the positive impact of social activism…...

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Ukrainian Women’s Fund Director Receives Award from Hillary Rodham Clinton

On Dec. 5, 2022, Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton presented the 2022 Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards at Georgetown University to five women doing extraordinary work to address sexual violence in conflict zones and encourage women’s meaningful participation in recovery and peace processes. ...

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4W Initiative Honors Two Women with UNESCO Chair Award

The 4W Initiative of University of Wisconsin – Madison recognized and honored two leaders, Jensine Larsen and Bendettah Muthina Thomas, with the UNESCO Chair Award – Promoting Gender Equity, Wellbeing and a Culture of Peace, at an event on October 14, 2022....

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Global Press Training Manager Wins News Award

The Online News Association (ONA) announced on September 15, 2022, that Manori Wijesekera of Global Press is the winner of the 2022 ONA Community Award.  Global Press has been a Channel grantee partner since 2010. ...

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Global Press Received Award for Women’s Rights Reporting

One World Media recognized longtime Channel grantee partner Global Press with a One World Media Award at an event on June 16, 2022. The awards celebrate “the media’s best coverage of the global south, spotlighting underreported stories that break stereotypes, change the narrative and connect people across cultures.” ...

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FLD Honors 2022 Human Rights Defenders at Risk Awardees

As part of their 2022 Human Rights Defenders at Risk Awards, Channel partner Front Line Defenders (FLD) recognized awardees from Afghanistan, Mexico, Sudan and Zimbabwe working on human rights issues such as sexual harassment in the workplace, forced and child marriage, forced disappearances, and Indigenous rights....

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Goldman Environmental Prize Honors Indigenous Land Defenders from Ecuador

On May 25, 2022, the Goldman Environmental Prize honored Alex Lucitante and Alexandra Narvaez, grantees of Channel partners Global Greengrants and Cultural Survival....

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GP’s Duty of Care Program Wins World Changing Ideas Award

On May 3, 2022, Channel partner Global Press (GP) was recognized as part of Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Awards. More specifically, GP’s Duty of Care program was honored. ...

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DRC Activist Awarded Humanitarian Prize

Julienne Lusenge, the founder of multiple organizations working to combat sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was awarded the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity on Oct. 9, 2021....

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WCDMZ’s Christine Ahn Announced Winner of 2020 US Peace Prize

The Board of Directors of the US Peace Memorial Foundation unanimously voted to award the 2020 US Peace Prize to Channel grantee partner Women Cross DMZ (WCDMZ) Co-Founder, Christine Ahn, for her “bold activism to end the Korean War, heal its wounds, and promote women’s roles in building peace.”...

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