Certificates

Honoured with the Eurasian Legend Award for his contribution to art, culture and education

Honoured with the Eurasian Legend Award for his contribution to art, culture and education

May 17, 2019

Officier in the Ordre national de la Légion d’Honneur

Officier in the Ordre national de la Légion d’Honneur

April 11, 2016

Honorary Degree, Doctor of Humanities, Honoris Causa, Franklin University, Lugano, Switzerland

Honorary Degree, Doctor of Humanities, Honoris Causa, Franklin University, Lugano, Switzerland

March 12, 2015

Queens College president’s Medal in Recognition of Outstanding Service to Humanity

Queens College president’s Medal in Recognition of Outstanding Service to Humanity

May 1, 2013

UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Certificate – 2012

UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Certificate – 2012

November 30, 2012

Knight Commander of the Pontifical Equestrian Order of St Sylvester (KCSS)

Knight Commander of the Pontifical Equestrian Order of St Sylvester (KCSS)

April 15, 2009

High Sheriff of Greater London Award

High Sheriff of Greater London Award

March 27, 2007

Citation of Honour – Borough of Queens City of New York

Citation of Honour – Borough of Queens City of New York

February 13, 2007

Member of Chancellor’s Court of Benefactors, Oxford – 2006

Member of Chancellor’s Court of Benefactors, Oxford – 2006

May 11, 2006

Honorary Doctor of the University of the Arts, London

Honorary Doctor of the University of the Arts, London

May 26, 2005

Knight of the Equestrian Order of Pope St Sylvester (KSS)

Knight of the Equestrian Order of Pope St Sylvester (KSS)

November 30, 2004

Honorary Degree Doctor of Humane Letters, Boston University

Honorary Degree Doctor of Humane Letters, Boston University

May 18, 2003

Trustee of the City of Jerusalem

Trustee of the City of Jerusalem

December 5, 1996

Honorary Fellow, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

Honorary Fellow, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

June 3, 1991

Doctor Of Philosophy, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

Doctor Of Philosophy, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

November 30, 1988

Bachelor of Arts, Queens college – 1974

Bachelor of Arts, Queens college – 1974

February 1, 1974