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Honorific titles and distinctions

A. Doctor Honoris Causa conferred by:

  • Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France
  • University of Liège, Belgium
  • Polytechnion University, Athens, Greece
  • University of Montreal, Canada
  • New Delhi University, India
  • University of Beijing, China
  • Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
  • University „Saint Ivan Rilski”, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • University of Maribor, Slovenia
  • Free University of Chisinau, Republic of Moldavia
  • Srinakharinwirst University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Eurasian University, Astana, Kazakhstan
  • University “Saint Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria

    B. Distinctions:

  • Prize of Romanian Academy (1980)
  • European Statesman of the Year Prize (1998), East West Institute, New York
  • 'Aristide Calvani' Prize for Peace, Democracy and Development of the Christian Democratic International, Paris (1998)
  • Coudenhove – Kalergi European Prize, Vienna, 1998
  • Award of the American Bar Association Central and East European Law Initiative (CEELI) (1999)
  • Palmas Academicas, awarded by the Brazilian Faculty of Letters, Rio de Janeiro (2000)
  • NIRAM ART Prize - Trophy "Ambroise Vollard" for the European Generation Foundation work that is aimed at professional and moral formation of a Romanian elite (2011), Madrid
  • Gusi Peace Prize, Manila, the Philippines (2013)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy in Berlin, and the trophy “Peace through Culture and Education” (2013)
  • Prize “Black Sea Caspian Sea for strengthening tolerance and cultural diplomacy in BSCSIF member counties”, Istanbul, Turkey, (2014)