Tuesday, April 7, 2009

UN Representative and the Queen of Jordan Receive the North-South Award

March 17, 2009: The 2008 North-South Award was given to Rania Al-Abdullah, Queen of Jordan, and to President Jorge Sampaio, UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilisations.

"The Prize is awarded by the Council of Europe each year to two people, one from the North and one from the South, in recognition of their deep commitment, outstanding achievements and the hope they have generated in the field of individual rights protection, the defence of pluralist democracy and North-South solidarity and partnership."

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