AWARD LAUREATES


Visionary leaders solving global challenges – winners of the Gold Mercury Award for Global Governance

Explore our extensive list of past award laureates. Explore the accomplishments and achievements of Gold Mercury Award winners, and learn about and their continuing efforts to improve global governance across our 8 key areas areas.
1982
Global Culture
1973
Global Economic and Social Policy
Founder of Sony Corporation
1973
Global Culture
2006
Global Environment
Funds Research, Conservation and Management of the Aldabra Atoll
2009
Global Peace and Security
Former President of the Republic of Colombia
2006
Global Science and Technology
Chariman of Xerox
1979
Global Economic and Social Policy
Former Bavarian State Minister for Economy and Transport
1986
Global Culture
Spanish Cartoonist, Writer and Journalist
1981
Global Economic and Social Policy
Secretary of the Treasury and former President of the Inter-American Development Bank
1986
Global Culture
Spanish Artist and Writer
1973
Global Economic and Social Policy
Former President Lancôme
1981
Global Economic and Social Policy
Politician and Writer
1981
Global Economic and Social Policy
Latin American Trade Integration Association
1973
Global Culture
1986
Global Culture
Nobel Prize Winner for Literature
1981
Global Economic and Social Policy
49th President of the Colombian Republic
1981
Global Culture
Home for Blind Girls
1981
Global Economic and Social Policy
President of The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Argentina
2006
Global Resources
The Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research
1981
Global Environment
1970
Global Culture
1974
Global Culture
1979
Global Culture
News Magazine
1981
Global Culture
1971
Global Peace and Security
Former President of the Federal Republic of Germany
1979
Global Science and Technology
Former Egyptian Ambassador to the People's Republic of China
2006
Global Health
Director of the Institute of Human Virology
1974
Global Resources
Former President of Halliburton
1981
Global Economic and Social Policy
Former Prime Minister of Jamaica
2011
Global Science and Technology
Transistor Pioneer
1977
Global Culture
Former President Televisa S.A.
1975
Global Science and Technology
Industrial Company Formed under The Instituto Nacional de Industria (INI)
1978
Global Culture
1979
International Law and Humanitarian Affairs
Former President International Red Cross
1979
Global Culture
1977
Global Resources
1981
Global Culture
German Political Foundation
1981
Global Economic and Social Policy
Education and Development Foundation
1981
Global Economic and Social Policy
Agricultural Foundation
1981
Global Economic and Social Policy
Former President of Ecuador
1972
Global Peace and Security
Former President of the French Republic
1976
Global Peace and Security
Former President of the United States of America
1963
Global Economic and Social Policy
Former President Fiat
1970
Global Peace and Security
Former President of the Italian Republic
1979
Global Culture
Magazine
1984
International Law and Humanitarian Affairs
One of Fathers of Spanish Constitution and Former President of the Spanish Congress of Deputies
1978
Global Culture
1970
Global Resources
Former Chief Executive of Volvo
1977
Global Economic and Social Policy
Former Minister of Petroleum Affairs and Minister in OPEC
1979
Global Peace and Security
Former President of Egypt
2006
Global Peace and Security
President of the Republic of Liberia
1981
Global Peace and Security
Former Chairman of the State Council of the People's Republic of Bulgaria
1984
Global Peace and Security
Former Premier of the People's Republic of China
1978
Global Peace and Security
Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain
1977
Global Peace and Security
Prime Minister and Former Minister of Defence of The U.A.E.
1973
Global Peace and Security
King of the Belgians
1977
Global Peace and Security
1984
International Law and Humanitarian Affairs
1974
Global Peace and Security
Prince Consort of the Kingdom of The Netherlands
2006
Global Economic and Social Policy
President of the Institute for Liberty and Democracy (ILD)
1982
Global Culture
1982
Global Peace and Security
Former Foreign Minister of The People's Republic of China
1983
Global Culture
2011
Global Environment
Sustainable Production
1981
Global Economic and Social Policy
Spanish Organisation for Cooperation and Development
1981
Global Culture
Private Non-Profit Venezuelan Business School
1977
Global Resources
Spanish State Entity Used to Promote Industrial Development
1981
Global Resources
Foundation for Research into Petrochemicals
1981
Global Science and Technology
1979
International Law and Humanitarian Affairs
International Humanitarian Movement
1975
Global Resources
1981
Global Health
Discoverer of the Vaccine for Leprosy
1979
Global Economic and Social Policy
Former Minister of Shipping and Foreign Trade of Poland
1982
Global Peace and Security
Former Secretary General of the United Nations
1972
Global Economic and Social Policy
President of the European Commission
1986
International Law and Humanitarian Affairs
Former President of The Senate of Spain
1981
Global Economic and Social Policy
Former President of Costa Rica
1981
Global Environment
Forestry and Agricultural Expert
1978
Global Peace and Security
Former President of Mexico
1986
Global Culture
Journalist, Writer and Academic
2006
International Law and Humanitarian Affairs
Founder of the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center for Human Rights and Chairman of “Speak Truth to Power” Programme
1981
Global Culture
German Political Party Foundation
1979
Global Peace and Security
Former Secretary General of the United Nations
1971
Global Culture
1980
Global Peace and Security
Former General Secretary of The Central Committee Communist Party of the Soviet Union
1979
Global Culture
News Magazine
2011
Global Environment
Sustainable Construction
1986
Global Culture
Film Director and Academy Award Nominee
1981
Global Peace and Security
Former President of the Republic of Venezuela
1981
Global Culture
Hispanic Venezuelan Landscape Painter
1987
International Law and Humanitarian Affairs
Former Spanish Foreign Minister and Secretary General of the Council of Europe
1977
Global Peace and Security
Former President of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
1982
Global Culture
Merawi Sitot
1975
Global Resources
Former President of Camus
1981
International Law and Humanitarian Affairs
Cardinal and Archbishop
1981
Global Economic and Social Policy
Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries
1982
Global Culture
1986
Global Culture
Creator of Albeniz Musical Foundation and Reina Sofía Musical School
1982
International Law and Humanitarian Affairs
Former Danish Prime Minister and UN High Commissioner for Refugees
1980
Global Culture
Newspaper
1982
Global Science and Technology
Entomologist and Environmental Activist
2004
Global Economic and Social Policy
Author and Professor at IESE
1985
International Law and Humanitarian Affairs
Lawyer and Judge
1977
Global Resources
Italian Manufacturer
1981
Global Culture
Media Entrepreneur
1975
Global Peace and Security
Former President of the United States of America
1973
Global Culture
1979
Global Economic and Social Policy
Industrual and Financial Conglomerate
1982
Global Culture
1971
Global Economic and Social Policy
Founder and Former President of Honda Motors
2006
Global Culture
Non-Profit Environmental and Development Organisation
1981
Global Culture
Athlete and Founder of the Venezuelan Federation of Swimming
1979
Global Culture
The Economist
1972
Global Culture
1979
Global Culture
1979
International Law and Humanitarian Affairs
1976
Global Science and Technology
Former Chairman Neste
1982
Global Peace and Security
Former President of Finland
1975
Global Resources
Manufacturer of Margarine, Oils, Fats, Soy Food, Mayonnaise and Sauces for the Food Industry
1981
Global Economic and Social Policy
Former Minister of Finance of Ethiopia
2006
Global Science and Technology
Technology and Services Enterprise
1983
Global Culture
Member of the International Olympic Committee in Ethiopia and President of the African Football Confederation
1981
Global Culture
First Dancer of Venezuela
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