Hiroo Saionji is a Co-Founder and President of the Goi Peace Foundation, President of May Peace Prevail on Earth International. He is the great-grandson of Prince Kinmochi Saionji, who was twice Prime Minister of Japan during the Meiji Period.
Hiroo received the Social Education Distinguished Service Award from the Ministry of Education, sports, Science and Technology of Japan.
He is the President of the Goi Peace Foundation which maintains a Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, and official relations with UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization).
Hiroo Saionji is also the Honorary Advisor to Ritsumeikan Saionji Juku (School for global leadership), is an Ambassador to the World Wisdom Council and is active in its activities. He was a principal founder of The New Civilization initiative with thirteen partner organizations, including Kosmos Journal, in November 2005.
In 2007, he was awarded the Cultural Prize of the Dr. Lin Tsung-I Foundation of Taiwan, the Philosopher Saint Shree Dnyaneshwara World Peace Prize of India in 2008 and the Luxembourg Peace Prize in 2019.
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