The 1999 International Helen Prize Humanitarian Award Recipient Ambassador Renate Jakupca.
|The HELEN PRIZE|
In Praise of Warrior Woman
Ambassador Renate, co-founder of the The International Center for Environmental Arts (ICEA), was honored as the recipient of The International Helen Prize Humanitarian Award on March 8th, 1999 at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. Ambassador Renate was also officially recognized at this time by Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich. The International Center for Environmental Arts (ICEA), founded in 1987, is a force for socially responsible activity whose mission is 'ICEAlity', that is to "Assist in understanding of the relationship between Humans and their Environment through the Arts for a sustainable Culture of Peace". American Cultural Ambassadors David and Renate Jakupca founded ICEA to meet the compelling needs of ordinary citizens for access to current, balanced, understandable information about complex global issues. Over the years, ICEA has gained a reputation for excellence based upon a unique library of specialized, current information on global importance and a wide range of imaginative programming and collaborations with other organizations to meet the needs of a broad constituency. With affiliates across the globe, the ICEA supports research, information sharing and effective action promoting a sustainable global culture of Peace.
The 1999 Helen Prize conferred on Ambassador Renate acknowledges that treacherous attack on a United Nations Exhibition in Cleveland, Ohio.
|AMBASSADOR RENATE JAKUPCA|
1999 HELEN PRIZE Recipient
|SPECIAL RECOGNITION by AMERICA'S CONGRESS |
From Congressman Dennis Kucinich
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