Carlos Perez with Ambassador Clyde Rivers Clyde Rivers
Former Congressman for Guatemala, Carlos Velasquez Perez was awarded the Golden Rule International Award in April 2014 at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Ambassador Clyde Rivers the head of the North American Division of the Golden Rule International, says, “Former Congressman for Guatemala, Carlos Velasquez Perez is a man of integrity and has a heart of a great humanitarian as he leads the next generation with strength of character. He lives the Golden Rule, ‘Treat others the way you want to be treated.’ This is why he is a recipient of the this prestigious award.”
The Golden Rule International Award is now established in 120 nations of the world. This organization seeks out top achievers that live the Golden Rule in their everyday life. This is a new global ethic that the leadership of the Golden Rule International Award, Patron, current President of Ethiopia, Girma Wolde and Ambassador Mussie Hailu has embraced and is promoting globally. Golden Rule International is also affiliated with the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative (IPI), African Union, the United Nations as well as the United Religions Initiative (URI).