Considering that the Supreme Council consists of political, public, business and academic leaders with a flawless reputation, high professional and personal authority, we have nominated the candidates that meet such requirements.

High-Level Group

Co-Chairs

Federico Mayor Zaragoza

Spain

Spanish scholar, politician, statesman, writer, poet.

HRH Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud

Saudi Arabia

Member of the Saudi royal family, entrepreneur and international investor, an outstanding philanthropist of our time.

Sergey Stepashin

Russia

Russian statesman and politician. Chairman of the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society.

High-Level Group Members

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Dubai

Emir of Dubai, Prime Minister and Vice President of the United Arab Emirates.

Silvio Berlusconi

Italy

Italian statesman and politician who has served as Prime Minister of Italy in four governments, entrepreneur.

Gerhard Schroeder

Germany

German statesman and politician. Federal Chancellor of Germany (October 27, 1998 – November 2005).

Mehriban Aliyeva

Azerbaijan

Azerbaijani state, political and public figure.

Park Geun-Hye

South Korea

Korean state and political figure. President of the Republic of Korea (2013—2017).

Igor Sarkisov

Russia

Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of the World Prize ‘For the Greatness of Spirit Award’.

Members of the Council

Augusto Forti

Italy

Professor of geophysics, UNESCO Secretariat member.

Desmond Tutu

South Africa

Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town (the first black archbishop in South Africa), opponent of South Africa's apartheid regime. 1984 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.

Dennis L. Meadows

USA

American scientist, Emeritus Professor of Systems Management.

Walid Jumblatt

Lebanon

Lebanese politician, president of the Progressive Socialist Party.

Issam Fares

Lebanon

Well-known Eastern Orthodox Christian Lebanese businessman, former member of the Lebanese Parliament and Deputy Prime Minister of Lebanon.

Anatoly Karpov

Russia

Soviet and Russian chess player, multiple world chess champion.

Mehmet Aydin

Turkey

A state minister of Turkey.

Moustapha Niasse

Senegal

Senegalese politician and diplomat. President of the National Assembly of Senegal since 2012.

Mohammad Xâtami

Iran

Fifth President of Iran from 1997 to 2005.

Oliver Stone

USA

American filmmaker, screenwriter and producer, three-time Oscar winner.

Paulo Coelho

Brazil

Brazilian prose writer and poet. Published a total of more than 20 books.

Rustam Ibragimbekov

Azerbaijan

Soviet and Azerbaijani writer, film playwright and film director.