Colombia’s Santos is awarded the Tipperary Peace Prize


It has been confirmed that the Tipperary International Peace Award will be presented to the former President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, at a ceremony in Tipperary Town on Friday, November 16th.

The former President and Nobel Laureate will travel to Tipperary to accept the award in person, which is being bestowed on him in recognition of his efforts in bringing peace to Colombia and for the historic agreement that put an end to more than 50 years of fighting by the FARC guerrilla army.