Athens, Ga. – Delta Air Lines and the University of Georgia will present the 2009 Delta Prize for Global Understanding during a ceremony in March. Established in 1997 with an $890,000 endowment grant from the Delta Air Lines Foundation, the Delta Prize is administered by UGA. The prize consists of a sculpture, a $10,000 cash award and a $50,000 travel allowance from Delta for a non-profit organization of the recipient’s choice.
Who: Delta Air Lines and the University of Georgia
What: Presentation of the Delta Prize for Global Understanding to Mohamed ElBaradei, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency
When: Wednesday, March 18, 2009, 7 p.m.
Where: Georgia Center for Continuing Education Conference Center and Hotel University of Georgia Campus, Athens, Georgia
Earlier that day, at 10 a.m., ElBaradei will be among leading security experts speaking on a panel discussion entitled “Opportunities and Challenges: Nuclear Renaissance, Disarmament, Terrorism and Proliferation” in Masters Hall at the Georgia Center. The panel discussion, which is free and open to the public, is part of a one-day event commemorating the 20th anniversary of the UGA Center for International Trade and Security.