PCRC has received worldwide recognition for its work. Our organization was selected from more than 600 applicants representing over 100 countries to receive 1st place for the 2014-15 Intercultural Innovation Award given by the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the BMW Group. During the Award Ceremony held as part of the 6th Global Forum of the UNAOC, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon personally recognized PCRC and its accomplishments. Our organization was also a top-5 finalist in the Council of Europe’s 2015 Diversity Advantage Challenge Award and PCRC’s Ordinary Heroes Peacebuilding Program is currently featured as a best practice in a toolkit developed by the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe to help elected officials organize intercultural and inter-religious activities.