Lamp of Peace of Saint Francis award

News:The Vatican has honoured Bangladesh Professor Muhammad Yunus with the ‘Lamp of Peace of Saint Francis’ award.


  • The Lamp of Peace award is given by the Vatican,Italy.
  • The award aims to honour those who work towards promoting peace and harmony.
  • The award was first given to the Polish trade union leader Lech Walesa in  1981. 
  • Further,the Dalai Lama, Mikhail Gorbachev and Angela Merkel are a few other prominent persons who had received this award earlier.