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The emblem

The emblem of the Seoul Peace Prize is the important symbolic element to stand for the ideals of the Seoul Peace Prize

The emblem designed to shape something similar to Korean traditional pattern, Taeguk is composed with the first letters of Seoul Peace Prize, representing the Prize's ideal, harmony of mankind, and the world peace.


The awardee receives a diploma, a plaque and honorarium of US$200,000.

The two-page, traditionally patted certificate has the emblem of the Seoul Peace Prize printed on the left side. The text of the certificate appears on the right side, in both Korean and English.

The gold-plated, crystal plaque is fashioned after the traditional Taegeuk(two comma-shaped symbols united in a perfect circle) design. Its vertically symmetric formation symbolizes the harmonization of the positive and negative forces of the universe and world peace.