TRADITIONAL AWARD "MOSTAR PEACE CONNECTION " THIS YEAR TO LEADER ROCK BAND U2, Bono VOX
Mostar, 18/08/2009(RTM) - Governing Board of Center for peace and cooperation of multi-ethnic Mostar(BIH), decided that this year the traditional award, "Mostar peace connection in 2009“, assigned leader of Irish rock group U2, Bono Vox. Award Center for Peace, has been assigned to Bono Vox, because of his long-standing and constant commitment to peaceful resolution of conflict situations in the world, solving the issues of extreme poverty, and peaceful coexistence and cohabitation of different ethnic and religious groups across the globe.
Center for Peace believes that the leader of the group U2, Bono Vox, his personal engagement, and commitment of his world-famous friends, significantly contributes to the realization of ideas on the comprehensive and multi-ethnic Bosnia and Herzegovina, where all peoples and citizens feel equally and free.
Center for Peace believes that it is immeasurable role of Bono Vox in the realization of project reconstruction of the Music Center Pavarotti Mostar and turning world public attention on the restoration problem in Mostar, and linking the war broken interethnic and inter-personal relations.
With Prize, which was founded in 2004, The Center for Peace and multi-ethnic co-operation from Mostar want´s to encourage the efforts of all those that their views and public action promote ideas about peace, democracy and respect for human rights.
Except Bon Vox, the Center award for peace got:
Mr.Vaclav Havel, Mr.Alojz Mock, Mr.Nelson Mandela and
Dr. Muhamed El Baradei.
The public will be informed about place and date of the award of prizes, after consultation with the laureate.