Prize recipients

1988 – Javier Pérez de Cuéllar

Under the devoted leadership of its Secretary General, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, the United Nations has restored to the world the hope of peace. The Olof Palme Memorial Prize honors the men and women in the peace-keeping operations who have served, and now serve, the cause of peace with great courage.
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1987 – Cyril Ramaphosa

Secretary General of the National Union of Mineworkers of South Africa - for the wise courage demonstrated by the members of the National Union of Mineworkers of South Africa in their common struggle for human rights and dignity with him as a leader.
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