Saturday, February 14, 2015

Humanitarianism And International relations Awards

 S.No.Awards & Honours Purpose/Objective First Held in country/year Name of Body/Institution/ Government
Charlemagne Prize
 Awarded for Distinguished service on behalf of European unification. 1950Presented by Society for the Conferring of the International Charlemagne Prize of Aachen 
Freedom Award
 Awarded for "extraordinary contributions to the cause of refugees and human freedom". 1957Presented by International Rescue Committee
Jefferson Awards for Public Service
It recognizes, inspires and activates volunteerism and public service in communities, workplaces and schools across America. 1972
American Institute for Public Service
Leo J. Ryan Award
Awarded for "In recognition of his extraordinary courage, tenacity, and perseverance in the battle against tyranny over the mind of man. 1981Presented by Leo J. Ryan Education Foundation
Nobel Peace Prize
Awarded for Outstanding contributions in Peace. 1901Presented by Norwegian Nobel Committee
Ramon Magsaysay Award
Awarded for Outstanding contributions in Government Service, Public Service, Community Leadership, Journalism, Literature and Creative Communication Arts, Peace and International Understanding and Emergent Leadership. 1957Presented by Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation
Right Livelihood Award
Awarded for "practical and exemplary solutions to the most urgent challenges facing the world today". 1980Presented by Right Livelihood Award Foundation
Templeton Prize
Awarded for Outstanding contributions in affirming life's spiritual dimension, whether through insight, discovery, or practical works. 1973Presented by Templeton Foundation
Thorolf Rafto Memorial Prize
Awarded to promote the fundamental human rights of intellectual and political freedom. ---Presented by the Rafto Foundation for Human Rights
U Thant Peace Award
Awarded to individuals and organizations who have exemplified the lofty spiritual ideals of the late United Nations Secretary-General U Thant and implemented those ideals in the tireless pursuit of world peace. 1982 ---
Vision for Europe Award
Awarded for recognition of outstanding achievements in taking Europe into the future. 1995Presented by Edmond Israel Foundation
Woodrow Wilson Awards
Awarded for Public Service and Corporate Citizenship ---Presented by Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Sakharov Prize
Awarded to honour individuals or organisations who have dedicated their lives to the defence of human rights and freedom of thought. 1988Presented by European Parliament
Pearson Medal of Peace
Awarded to recognize an individual Canadian's "contribution to international service". ---Presented by United Nations Association in Canada
Nansen Refugee Award
Awarded to individuals or groups in recognition of outstanding service to the cause of refugees. 1954United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
 16Albert Medal Awarded to distinguished merit in promoting Arts, Manufactures and Commerce 1864 ---
Gandhi Peace Prize
 for their contributions towards social, economic and political transformation through non-violence and other Gandhian methods. ---Government of India
Human Rights Medal
Awarded to recognise the contribution to Australian society of a wide variety of men and women committed to issues of human rights, social justice and equality. 1987Australian Human Rights Commission

Entertainment Awards (Film)

 S.No.Awards & Honours Purpose/Objective First Held in country/year Name of Body/Institution/ Government
 1 Academy Award (Oscar)To recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry, including directors, actors, and writers. 1929 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Amanda Award
To promote and improve Norwegian film. 1985 Norwegian International Film Festival
 3 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts AwardTo recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry and television industry, including directors, actors and writers. 1958 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts
British Academy of Film and Television Arts
 Awarded for Excellence in Film, Television and Computer Gaming 1947 British Academy of Film and Television Arts
Czech Lion
 Awarded for Excellence in cinematic (and, at least historically, televisual) achievements 1994 Czech Film and Television Academy (ČFTA)
David di Donatello
To honour the best of each year’s Italian and foreign motion picture productions 1955 Presented by La Accademia del Cinema Italiano (The Academy of Italian Cinema)
European Film Awards
Awarded for Excellence in European cinematic achievements1988Presented by European Film Academy
 8 Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences Awards Awarded for Excellence in cinematic achievements 1953 Presented by Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences
Filmfare Awards (presented annually)
To honour both artistic and technical excellence of professionals in the Hindi language film industry of India. 1954 The Times Group
Genie Award
To recognize the best of Canadian cinema by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television 1980 Presented by Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television
GLAAD Media Award
Awarded for Outstanding representations of the LGBT community in media 1990  Presented by Gay & Lesbian Alliance
Against Defamation
 12 Golden Bear AwardAwarded for the best film at the Berlin International Film Festival 1951 Presented by Berlin International Film Festival
Golden Globe Award
Awarded for Excellence in film and television1944Presented by Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Golden Lion Award
This is an honorary award for people who have made an important contribution to cinema.1949Presented by Venice Film Festival
Goya Awards (awarded annually)
Awarded to best films produced during the previous year.1987Spanish Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences
Guldbagge Award (awarded annually)
The award is given out to the best film-related efforts1964Swedish Film Institute
Golden Horse Film Festival and Awards
Awarded for Best in Chinese Language movies and films1962Presented by Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival Executive Committee
Humanitas Prize
for film and television writing intended to promote human dignity, meaning, and freedom.1975Awarded for Film and television writing promoting human dignity, meaning and freedom.
 19Independent Spirit AwardsAwarded to independent film and independent filmmakers1984Film Independent, a non-profit organization dedicated to independent film and independent filmmakers
International Indian Film Academy Awards
Awarded for Excellence in cinematic achievements for Bollywood2000Presented by International Indian Film Academy
 21National Film AwardsTo honor films made across India, on a national scale, to encourage the furthering of Indian art and culture.1954Awarded by Directorate of Film Festivals, India
Screen Actors Guild Award
Awarded for Excellence in film and television by members of the Screen1995Presented by Screen Actors Guild
Young Artist Award
Awarded for Excellence of young performers in motion pictures, television, theatre, and music.1979Presented by Young Artist Foundation.

Entertainment Awards (Miscellaneous)

S.No.Awards & Honours Purpose/Objective First Held in country/year Name of Body/Institution/ Government
 1  Sony Radio Academy AwardsTo award the main genres from contemporary music, news and speech through to radio drama, comedy and sport, and not discriminating against station size, or niche categories. 1983  ZAFER Associates in association with the Radio Academy (Britain)
NAB Marconi Radio Awards
Awarded top radio stations and on-air personalities in the United States. --  National Association of Broadcasters (NAB)
Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Award
 Awarded for Contributions to ballet and dance 1953 Presented by Royal Academy of Dance
National Dance Awards
 Awarded for Excellence in dance 2000-01 Presented by The Critics' Circle (UK)
Carl Alan Awards
 Awarded for Outstanding contributions to dance 1953 Presented by International Dance Teachers Association
Webby Award
 Awarded for "Excellence on the Internet including Websites, Interactive Advertising, Online Film & Video and Mobile content." 1956 Presented by International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences
Shorty Awards
 Awarded for "The best producers of short content – under 140 characters on Twitter" 2009 Presented by Sawhorse Media
Clio Awards
Awarded for creative excellence in advertising and design1960 Presented by Prometheus Global Media