Image copyright CNN Image caption Paul Murphy launched WaterAid UK in 1990
Other international honourees include world peace icon Desmond Tutu
The International Day of Peace was established by the United Nations in 1990 and recognised for the first time in 2019.
CNN has honoured ten people and organisations for making the world a better place this year.
It will launch a new series, CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute, on 18 February.
The series will feature some of the annual honourees.
Find out who will be honoured and watch a special live edition of CNN Heroes, hosted by British actor Riz Ahmed, on 20 February from 10pm GMT.
‘Human rights will be championed’
The recipients of CNN’s Creative Impact Awards are:
US: The Hispanic Federation – Hispanic Service
US: Local Heroes – USAID – US Agency for International Development
UK: Choo Choo Train – Small Bus Charity
US: Saving a Life Project – Green and Healthy Cities Initiative – STIHUB
Image copyright CNN Image caption Guardian columnist Dinah ML Murdoch was selected in the environment category
France: Gender Equality – Circles for Women, France (NGO)
Image copyright CNN Image caption Yunus Kuciak, a refugee from Burma, was also selected for her work in Asia
China: Garuda Civil Aviation – Garuda Low Cost Division
South Africa: Sun City Resort and Casino – A Foundation for Children
Argentina: Fotolia (Les Fotidians Enchères) – Future Fitness Foundation
Image copyright CNN Image caption Madhusudhan Das Chadi (left) and Ashish Grover were included in the news category
France: Rhino Conservation
United States: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
Image copyright CNN Image caption Laura Miser and her foundation focus on gender inequality
Benin: Pursuing Peace – Lost & Found Africa
Image copyright CNN Image caption Yong Nachie Lee serves as a volunteer at Shaolin Temple
Spain: Ali Eximb-Adel
Nigeria: Asiko Benson
USA: American Conservation Partnership
Image copyright CNN Image caption Priscilla Veitch Smith (left) supports other female entrepreneurs
Belarus: Eulemin Research Centre