Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees His work in more than thirty years as a diplomat striving to help millions of refugees the world over – whatever the reasons, whether related to war, economic or health causing people to abandon their homes – is worthy of recognition and dissemination, even more so given the current crisis where it is they, in particular, the weakest members of society, who are more at risk in the health emergency that has struck the planet.

THE OTHER WINNERS OF THE 39TH EDITION

Pictures and videos of the ceremony

Discover the pictures and videos of the ceremony live streaming from the romanic church in San Giorgio di Valpolicella

Cartella stampa

Il comunicato stampa, le foto e i profili dei premiati della 40° edizione.

THE HISTORY OF THE AWARD

The awards began in 1981 with the Masi Civiltà Veneta Prize, given to personalities who had their origins in the Venetian territories or with venetian family or venetian by adoption, and who had distinguished themselves in the fields of literature, art, journalism, science, the performing arts and business.