Ahmad Mansour to be awarded the Moses Mendelssohn Prize

20 June 2014

The prestigious Moses Mendelssohn Prize is to be awarded to EFD Programme Director Ahmad Mansour for his tireless work to promote tolerance in Germany. As reported widely in German newspapers such as Die Welt and the Berliner Zeitung, Ahmad has been described by the committee as “an exceptionally engaged and courageous individual” who makes a significant contribution to making German society more tolerant and inclusive.

The Moses-Mendelssohn Prize is awarded by the state of Berlin every two years. It is named after the philosopher Moses Mendelssohn who advocated tolerance among nations and religions. The award ceremony is to take place on the 15th September in Berlin’s Rotes Rathaus.

The official press release can be read here.