Hildegard Goss-Mayr (born January 22, 1930 in Vienna, Austria) is an anti-war activist and Christian Theologian.
She is the Honorary President of the International Fellowship of Reconciliation.
She found the roots of her commitment for Non-Violence and Peace during World War II and the atrocities of the Nazi system. During this terrible period, she learned from her father the Unity of all men, all races, all faith and respect to others as well friends as ennemies.
Following are some of her actions:
In 1950, She circumnavigated to communist nations teaching Non-Violence.
In 1960, She moved, to Latin America. First to Brazil to train Arbishop Helder Camara to the work of Peace.
In 1970, She moved to Argentina to teach Non-Violence and Peace collaborating withAdolfo Perez Esquivel.
She later moved to Philippines continuing her actions in favor of Non-Violence and Peace.
Hildegard Goss-Mayr trained many groups to Non-Violence and Peace in Latin America, Asia and Africa.
Hildegard Goss-Mayr was the recipient of many Peace Prizes and Awards among which the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979.
Hildegard Goss-Mayr is member of the Honorary Board of the Internatinal Coalition for the Decade of Peace and Non-Violence.