The prize is given in recognition of work and projects that promote scientific knowledge on the formation, progression and management of conflicts and that enable or carry out the practical implementation of conflict management.
The award especially aims to strengthen and improve civilian conflict management in the societal and transnational realm. Additionally, it can be awarded for work and projects that address conflicts in non-European countries, whether the work or project has been implemented or could have been implemented.
The award is herewith publicly announced. It is endowed with 10.000 Euro.
The recipient of the award is selected by a committee that includes the benefactor of the award as well as members of the Centre for Conflict Studies at Phillips-University Marburg and public figures who are renowned in regard to civilian conflict management.
Applications or nominations should be submitted to: Centre for Conflict Studies at Phillips-University Marburg, PD Dr. J.M. Becker, Ketzerbach 11, D-35037 Marburg. http://www.uni-marburg.de/