Indira Gandhi peace prize Winner list

Here is this the complete list of The Indira Gandhi peace Prize Winners of the  Disarmament, and Development is the prestigious award instituted in 1986 and awarded by the Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust annually.

It was awarded for peace, disarmament, and development to individuals or organisations.

The prize carries a cash award of 25 lakh Indian rupees and a citation.


Indira Gandhi peace prize

Awarded forOutstanding contributions in peace
LocationNew Delhi
First awarded1986
First recipientParliamentarians for Global Action


Indira Gandhi peace Prize Recipients

YearRecipientState/OrganizationPosition /Description
2019Sir David AttenboroughUnited KingdomWorld-renowned English broadcaster and natural historian
2018Centre for Science and EnvironmentIndiaNot for profit public interest research and advocacy organisation based in New Delhi, India.
2017Manmohan Singh IndiaFormer PM, Finance Minister, and Governor of RBI.
2015UNHCRUnited NationsUnited Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
2014Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO)IndiaIndian Space Agency
2013Angela MerkelGermanyChancellor of Germany
2012Ellen Johnson SirleafLiberiaPresident of Liberia
2011Ela BhattIndiaFounder of SEWA
2010Luiz Inacio Lula da SilvaBrazilPresident of Brazil
2009Sheikh HasinaBangladeshPrime Minister of Bangladesh
2008Mohamed El BaradeiEgypt4th Director-General of the IAEA
2007Bill and Melinda Gates FoundationUnited StatesCharitable Foundation
2006Wangari MaathaiKenyaEnvironmental and Political activist
2005Hamid Karzai Afghanistan12th President of Afghanistan
2004MahaChakri SirindhornThailandPrincess of Thailand
2003Kofi Annan  Ghana7th Secretary-General of United Nation
2002Shridath Ramphal Guyana2nd Commonwealth Secretary-General
2001Sadako Ogata JapanUnited Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
2000Mary RobinsonIreland7th President of Ireland
1999M S SwaminathanIndiaIndian Agricultural Scientist
1998Muhammad YunusBangladeshFounder of Grameen Bank
1997Jimmy CarterUnited StatesPresident of the US(39th)
1996Medecins Sans FrontieresFranceVoluntary Organisation
1995Olusegun ObasanjoNigeria12th President of Nigeria
1994Trevor HuddlestonUnited KingdomAnti-Apartheid Activist
1993Vaclav HavelCzech Republic1st President of the Czech Republic
1992Saburo OkitaJapanJapanese Economist
1991Rajiv GandhiIndiaPrime Minister of India (posthumous)
1990Sam NujomaNamibiaFirst President of Namibia
1989UNICEFUnited NationsUnited Nations Children’s Emergency Fund
1988Gro Harlem BrundtlandNorwayFormer Prime Minister of Norway
1987Mikhail GorbachevSoviet UnionFormer Soviet Union Leader
1986Parliamentarians for Global ActionInternational Organisation of Parliamentarians

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