From UPSC perspective, the following things are important :
Prelims level : Gandhi Citizenship Education Prize
Mains level : NA
Portuguese PM has recently announced the setting up of a Gandhi Citizenship Education Prize.
About the Prize
- Portugal has launched the prize in order to promote Gandhi’s ideals.
- Every year, the prize would be inspired by Gandhi’s thoughts and quotes.
- The first edition of the prize would be dedicated to animal welfare.
- The initiation of this award shows global reverence for Mahatma Gandhi as the world is realizing that his vision of peace, equality, and non-violence.