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The mission of the Goi Peace Foundation is to bring together people in wisdom, united in their hearts toward the common goal of peace on Earth. By encouraging public awareness of peace and by building cooperation among individuals and organizations in all fields, including education, science, culture and the arts, we aim to build an international peace network and to stimulate the global trend toward a culture of peace.

The Goi Peace Foundation presents the Goi Peace Award annually to honor individuals and organizations in various fields that have contributed to the advancement of world peace and humanity. Since 2000, the Goi Peace award has been awarded annually and other recipients have included,
Bill Gates, Deepak Chopra, and many others.

From the Goi Peace Foundation regarding Lynne Twist receiving the 2015 award:

The selection committee has chosen Lynne Twist for the Goi Peace Award “in recognition of her lifelong commitment to empower humanity in creating a thriving, just, and sustainable world for all. Through her transformative educational activities that affirm the essential values and dignity of every life, she has inspired people around the globe to contribute towards a better world by transforming their relationships with money, as well as with themselves, with one another, and with the natural world.”

View the slideshow below of the award ceremony. Photos courtesy of the Goi Peace Foundation.