Leif Eiriksson Peace Award 2022 to Johan Galtung


Human Wrongs Watch

By Thor Magnusson | Mirpuri Foundation – TRANSCEND Media Service*

From the Peace 2000 Institute and Mirpuri Foundation

The award was presented on 8 July 2022 by Thor Magnusson from the Peace 2000 Institute through the Mirpuri Foundation at the Lisbon Opera House, Portugal. 1,400 people attended.

Johan Galtung, a professor of peace studies, dr hc mult, is founder of TRANSCEND International and rector of TRANSCEND Peace UniversityHe was awarded among others the 1987 Right Livelihood Award, known as the Alternative Nobel Peace Prize.

Galtung has mediated in over 150 conflicts in more than 150 countries, and written more than 170 books on peace and related issues, 96 as the sole author.

More than 40 have been translated to other languages, including 50 Years-100 Peace and Conflict Perspectives published by TRANSCEND University Press. His book, Transcend and Transform, was translated to 25 languages.

He has published more than 1700 articles and book chapters and over 500 Editorials for TRANSCEND Media Service. More information about Prof. Galtung and all of his publications can be found at transcend.org/galtung.

*This article originally appeared on Transcend Media Service (TMS) on 15 Aug 2022: TMS: Leif Eiriksson Peace Award 2022 to Johan Galtung

2022 Human Wrongs Watch

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