Jovan Divjak, ICIP Peace in Progress Award 2013

ICIP's Governing Board have unanimously decided to grant the ICIP Peace in Progress Award of 2013 to Jovan Divjak, "for his courage, while a member of the armed forces, in disobeying the orders of the Yugoslav People's Army and by defending Sarajevo during the siege of the Yugoslav War, and subsequently for his extensive civic work, with diverse initiatives in favour of war victims.

ICIP's Peace in Progress Award is granted annually and consists of a public recognition, a sculpture created by the Nobel Peace Prize Winner, artist and activist Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, named 'Porta del Sol', and a financial prize of 4,000 euros. The presentation of the prize will take place at the Parliament of Catalonia during the first trimester of 2014, in an event where the recipient will be present.