Richard Lu's Major Awards
In recognition of Richard Lu’s efforts to promote Traditional Chinese Culture, Buddhism, and World Peace, the UK-based Unity of Faiths Foundation honoured Lu with the ‘World Peace Award (Buddhism)’ and the title of the Ambassador for World Peace Ambassador for World Peace’ in July 2012.
The Unity of Faiths Festival was one of the events in celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. In September 2012, Lu was invited to give a public talk at Harvard University. In October 2012, he received the ‘British Community Honours Award’ at the House of Lords, United Kingdom.
Richard Lu was invited to attend a global summit at the United Nations Headquarters in New York as a keynote speaker. The objective of the summit is to formulate a road map for a culture of peace as conflict prevention and mediation. In appreciation for Richard Lu’s dedication and service to the promotion of education to nurture a culture of peace, the summit awarded Richard Lu with the title “Ambassador of Peace Education”.
Major Awards & Honours
- World Peace Award (Buddhism), 2012
- Ambassador for World Peace, 2012
- British Community Honours Award, 2012
- Ambassador of Peace Education, 2014
- Honorary Visiting Professor by the University of Siena, 2014
- World Peace Contribution Award, 2015
- Appointed as a Justice of the Peace, 2016
- International Ambassador for Religious Peace, 2018
- Outstanding International Ambassador for Philanthropy, 2018
- As keynote speaker on Vesak Commemoration at UNESCO Headquarters, 2019