The first Peace Prize was presented at the 2005 SIE Congress in Vienna, Austria, to
for her efforts against the use of landmines and cluster munitions.
The second Peace Prize was awarded in 2007 in Lugano, Switzerland, to
Carla Del Ponte
for her work against crimes against humanity as Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.
The third Peace Prize was awarded in 2009 at the SIE Congress in
Amsterdam, the Netherlands, to
for her community building work across ethnic lines in Kosovo.
The fourth Peace Prize was awarded in 2011 at the Governors Meeting in Palermo, Italy, to
for her work at the International Women’s Committee, a Peace Committee for Israel and the Palestinian Territories.
The fifth Peace Prize was awarded in 2013 at the SIE Congress in
Berlin, Germany, to Judge
for her work prosecuting perpetrators of genocide at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR).
The sixth Peace Prize was awarded in 2015 at the SI Convention in Istanbul, Turkey
Dr. Edit Schlaffer
an Austrian social scientist, writer and activist. As the founder of an international advocacy, public relations, and lobbying organization called Women Without Borders Dr. Schlaffer keeps coming up with creative ways to bring women into the security spotlight and to garner worldwide publicity for women who are fighting violence and terrorism.