Olof Palme Prize
The Olof Palme Prize is an annual prize awarded for an outstanding achievement in the spirit of Olof Palme. The Prize consists of a diploma and 75,000 US dollars.
The prize was established in February 1987 and is awarded by the "Olof Palmes minnesfond för internationell förståelse och gemensam säkerhet", a fund that was established by Olof Palme's family and the Swedish Social Democratic Party in honor of Olof Palme's memory.
Receivers of the Olof Palme Prize
- 1987 Cyril Ramaphosa
- 1988 UNs Peace Keeping Operation under the leadership of Javier Pérez de Cuéllar
- 1989 Václav Havel
- 1990 Harlem Désir and SOS Racisme
- 1991 Amnesty International
- 1992 Arzu Abdullayeva and Anahit Bayandour
- 1993 Students for Sarayevo
- 1994 Wei Jingsheng
- 1995 Fatah Youth, Labour Young Leadership and Peace Now
- 1996 Casa Alianza under the leadership of Bruce Harris
- 1997 Salima Ghezali
- 1998 Independent media in former Yugoslavia represented by Veran Matić, Serbia, Senad Pećanin, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Viktor Ivančić, Croatia.
- 1999 Swedish anti-racists: Kurdo Baksi, Björn Fries and the Parent Group in Klippan, representing the popular mobilization against growing racism and xenophobia in the country.
- 2000 Bryan Stevenson
- 2001 Fazle Hasan Abed and girls' education
- 2002 Hanan Ashrawi
- 2003 Hans Blix
- 2004 Lyudmila Alexeyeva, Sergey Kovalyov, Anna Politkovskaya
- 2005 Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
- 2006 Kofi Annan, Mossaad Mohamed Ali
- 2007 Parvin Ardalan
- 2008 Denis Mukwege
- 2009 Carsten Jensen
- 2010 Eyad al-Sarraj
- 2011 Lydia Cacho, Roberto Saviano
- 2012 Radhia Nasraoui, Waleed Sami Abu AlKhair
- "2011 - Lydia Cacho och Roberto Saviano". Olof Palmes minnesfond. 23 January 2012. Retrieved 23 January 2012.