This year 2018, members of the Mount Vema community voted for British divers John Volanthen and Richard Stanton, who on 2 July, after advancing through narrow passages and muddy waters, found the junior football team trapped in Tham Luang Nang Non cave in Chiang Rai Province, in Thailand.
The Universal Cross, is one of the most prestigious prizes awarded annually by The Kingdom of Mount Vema to people and organizations worldwide for services to the Environment, Promotion of Peace, Universal Welfare and Life Achievement.
The award will enter the record books on the 3rd of January 2019, as the Universal Cross Award 2018.
Recognition: Tham Luang cave rescue
Notification: Not Formally Notified (Claimant may contact the Universal Cross Organization)
Monetary Award: 2.5 million golles each (available in foreign exchange)
Fund held by: RBMV Bank (Available 6 months after announcement)