On Wednesday, 12 November 2019, a new board of directors was elected for the Vienna-based ecological-spiritual education initiative PILGRIM, which operates internationally. The founder and long-standing director Dr. Hans Hisch was appointed Honorary President. The new director Mag.a Dr.in Herta Ucsnik was unanimously elected and sees an important focus on the promotion of education for sustainable development in schools. At the following ceremony for the award of the PILGRIM Youth Prize to the Islamic Gymnasium Vienna for the project “Year of Sustainability: Ecology – Society – Social Affairs”, she emphasized how important the cooperation of religious schools and pupils is for the environment. Thanks to Hans Hisch for the many years he spent building up PILGRIM!