Prem Rawat: Honors and Awards
Prem Rawat has received widespread recognition. Proclamations and resolutions that honor his work, keys to cities, letters of appreciation, and invitations from government officials are among the many ways he has been welcomed through the years.
Partial list of honors received:
• 2006 Distinguished International Humanitarian Achievement Award by Mary Singletary, President of the National Council of Women, New York, New York
• 2012: Lifetime Achievement Award granted by Asia Pacific BrandLaureate Foundation, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
• 2013: Bharat Gaurav Award and Certificate awarded by India International Friendship Society, New Delhi, India
Governors of Michigan, New Hampshire, New Mexico, and NewYork. General Assembly of the State of Connecticut; Court of Common Council, Hartford, Connecticut; Pennsylvania House of Representatives; Rhode Island General Assembly; Wisconsin Legislature. Mayors of Boston, Massachusetts; Los Angeles, California; Buffalo, New York; Boulder, Colorado; Miami, Florida; Fort Lee, New Jersey; San Francisco, California.
▪ Keys to cities, Honorary Citizenships, Seals of Cities
New York City, New York; New Orleans, Louisiana; Oakland, California; Kyoto, Japan; Detroit, Michigan; Miami, Florida; Miami Beach, Florida; Padua, Italy; Tainan, Taiwan; Corleone, Agrigento, and Mazara del Vallo, Italy.
Freedom of the City of London
▪ Letters of appreciation and honors
City of Atlanta, Georgia; United States Library of Congress; National Geographic Society; Vermont Historical Society; and from Hon. Franco Marini, President of Italian Senate
▪ Special honors given by government officials
Augusta, Maine; Denver, Colorado; Los Angeles, California; Portland, Oregon; Quito, Ecuador; San Francisco, California; Triest, Italy; Province of Potenza, Italy; Regional Council of Basilicata and Region of Basilicata, Italy; Province of Padua, Italy. Honorary citizenship granted by mayors of Agrigento, Corleone, and Mazara del Vallo, Italy
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