The Executive Founders of WAALM and WAALM – SCD, Prof. M. Dorbayani, PhD and his spouse Marjan A. Dorbayani, PhD have been the recipients of the 2010 Human Rights Hero Awards at the 7th Annual International Human Rights Summit in Geneva, the seat of European headquarters of the United Nations. This has been awarded for their outstanding tenacity and dedication in the promotion of human rights to students, artists, writers, scholars and in their success om reaching millions more through the media.

WAALM ‘s ‘School of Cultural Diplomacy provides educational courses, study programmes, seminars, research and strategies to promote international peace, learning, dialogue and human rights.