Princess Nora of Liechtenstein, honorary president of the advisory committee for 100 Cities for Peace, has announced that Rotary International is a recipient of the organization’s annual Pax Urbis award given to cities, people, and institutions for their work in promoting peace.

The princess notified Rotary International of the committee’s decision through a letter to the governors of districts 2201, 2202, and 2203 (Spain). As a recipient of the award, Rotary will be invited to participate in the Cities for Peace convention in Madrid, 10-14 December, and serve on the advisory committee in the area of developmental cooperation.

100 Cities for Peace is an international movement that identifies and disseminates the practices of cities and social institutions around the world that are committed to promoting a culture of peace. The movement supports the values behind the United Nations Millennium Development Goals.