1st Place, United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and the BMW Group. This award is given to the most innovative grassroots projects that promote intercultural dialogue, understanding, and cooperation around the world, and PCRC’s project was selected not only for its innovation, but also for its potential for expansion and replication in a broad range of contexts worldwide.
Top-5 Finalist, Council of Europe. The Diversity Advantage Challenge was created as a means to raise awareness among the public and private decision-makers about the benefits of diversity and to showcase the best examples of organizations, businesses and cities who have realized these benefits by creating innovative products, services, policies and initiatives.
U.S. State Department & former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. PCRC's Bosnian rescuer Mina Jahić gained the attention of former U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, who formally recognized Mina during the 60th anniversary of the 1951 Convention Related to the Status of Refugees for saving the life of fellow Bosnian Ferid Spahić in 1994 during the Bosnian genocide.