The Sunhak Peace Prize Committee today held their 2nd Sunhak Peace Prize Award Ceremony and awarded a prize of $ 500,000, a medal, and a plaque to Gino Strada, a refugee medical relief activist, and Dr. Sakena Yacoobi, an Afghan woman educator.

Dr. Gino Strada has created an international medical NGO called EMERGENCY and has saved over 7 million lives by providing free-of-charge medical relief to war victims in the Middle East and Africa. Dr. Sakena Yacoobi has been recognized as a distinguished educator for women's education.

The Sunhak Peace Prize is awarded biannually to individuals and organizations who have contributed to the peace and wellbeing of future generations.