Carla Del Ponte
Attorney General of the Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda.
Feb 9th 1947, Lugano, Suiza
Peace Prize 2001
For her important and necessary task, for preserving humanity in situations as serious as genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity, prosecuting individuals accused of committing the greatest crimes against international humanitarian law.
The award was presented in Barcelona.
The amount of the award was donated to the Falcone Foundation.