Assad Serhal elected to the Gusi Peace Prize board of Trustees 2023

Assad Serhal, Director General of the Society for the Protection of Nature (SPNL) in Lebanon has been elected to the Gusi Peace Prize Board of Trustees 2023.

The Gusi Peace Prize, Asia’s foremost awarding body and among the leading in the world today. In recognizing the most brilliant examples of those working toward the attainment of peace and respect for human life and dignity, the Gusi Peace Prize brings out the best of human achievements, ideals and values.

Assad Serhal is also the MIDORI Prize Winner for Biodiversity, the year 2018. Decorated by the minister of the environment with the “ Silver Lebanese Order of Merit Medal “, offered to Assad by The President of Lebanon, in the year 2019. He was awarded BirdLife Member of Honour from HIH Princess Takamado and was also awarded the IUCN Honorary Membership Award at the council meeting of the World Conservation Congress 2020. 

“In addition to our efforts and achievements in hima for peace initiative led by SPNL the Gusi Peace Prize is an added achievement and replicability of the Hima and recognition of our hima for peace. The peace between people and nature”. said Serhal.

For SPNL and myself, this means more visibility and responsibility to advocate Hima revival beyond Lebanon and the West Asia region, for the benefit of life on Earth for future generations. Serhal added.

About the Prize

The Gusi Peace Prize is a charitable foundation, an institution based in Manila, Philippines, registered at the Security and Exchange Commission, whose main objective is to give proper recognition through the conferment of awards of excellence and distinction to individuals or groups worldwide who have distinguished themselves as brilliant exemplars of society or who contributed toward the attainment of peace and respect for human life and dignity.


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