Bishop Gunnar Stålsett

30th Recipient, 2013, Norway

The Niwano Peace Prize recognizes Bishop Stålsett’s extraordinary and persistent work for peace. His life and career are truly examples of what is needed and what can be done to bring about lasting and just peace, and what religious ideas, ideals, and interreligious institutions can contribute. The Niwano Peace Prize honors Bishop Stålsett’s service to humankind in its search for wisdom and paths to peace.