The Rio 2016 Awards were held in partnership with the City of Rio and with the support numerous United Nations agencies, business associations and civil society organizations. In 2016, H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations, helped us launch the Global Awards in Rio at the Paralympics.
Meet 12 business leaders who were honored for their work in promoting interfaith understanding and peace at Rio 2016 in the video below.
Read about the world-changing work of all the finalists here.