gca previous recipients

2018 Honorees

H.E. Mauricio Macri - President of the Argentine Republic
The Hon. John S. McCain (1936-2018) - United States Senator from Arizona
H.E. Erna Solberg - Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Norway 
Hamdi Ulukaya - Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Chobani and Founder, The Tent Partnership for Refugees

2017 Honorees

The Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau - Prime Minister of Canada
H.E. Moon Jae-in - President of the Republic of Korea
Lang Lang - World-renowned Pianist, Educator and Philanthropist

2016 Honorees

H.E. Shinzō Abe - Prime Minister of Japan
H.E. Matteo Renzi - Prime Minister of Italy
Mr. Wynton Marsalis - Managing and Artistic Director, Jazz at Lincoln Center

2015 Honorees

H.E. Juan Manuel Santos -  President of Colombia
Dr. Mario Draghi -
 European Central Bank President
Maestro Yu Long - 
Artistic Director, China Philharmonic

2014 Honorees

H.E. Shimon Peres - Former President of Israel
H.E. Enrique Peña Nieto - President of Mexico
H.E. Petro Poroshenko - President of Ukraine
H.E. Lee Kuan Yew - Former Prime Minister of Singapore
Mr. Robert De Niro - Actor, Director, Producer 
Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner - Piano Virtuoso

2013 Honorees

H.E. Bronisław Komorowski - President of the Republic of Poland
Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah - of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Maestro Seiji Ozawa - Conductor

2012 Honorees

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi - Chair, Burmese National League for Democracy
Dr. Henry Kissinger - Former US Secretary of State
Dr. Sadako Ogata - Former United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Mr. Quincy Jones - Producer, Composer, Arranger, and Humanitarian

2011 Honorees

Madame Christine Lagarde -  Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
The Hon. Secretary John Kerry - 
US Secretary of State, US Department of State
Mr. Rafik Hariri - 
Prime Minister of Lebanon (posthumous award)

2010 Honorees

Professor Klaus Schwab -  Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum