The winners’ awards are designed by Lubomir Zografov, a young Bulgarian artist from Sofia. The artist designed the CGDC AWARD to reflect the celebratory nature of the occasion and an appreciation of the universal service of those honored.
President Bill Clinton
“Enhancing Mutual Understanding and Dialogue amongst diverse people"
"Enhancing Sport in Dialogue"
Mr. Anatoly Karpov
"Enhancing Intercultural Dialogue"
Professor Muhammad Yunus
“Enhancing Social Business Dialogue"
“Music in Dialogue”
Watch awards ceremony video here
About the CGDC:
The Center for Global Dialogue and Cooperation is a politically independent, international Non-Governmental Organization which fosters dialogue between business and politics to create international standards in transparency. The CGDC has its headquarters in Vienna. Its President is currently His Excellency, Petar Stoyanov, (President of Bulgaria, 1997-2002), who is supported by Mr. Stamen Stantchev, CGDC Founder and Secretary General and oil and gas entrepreneur from Bulgaria. Walter Schwimmer, former Secretary General to the Council of Europe 1999‐2004; Werner Fasslabend, Former Defence Secretary of Austria; and the international property developer Etienne Declercq. His Excellency Petar Stoyanov is the current CGDC President.