UNESCO's Peace Prize Goes to a Mayor Giuseppina Nicolini


Posted on:21 Apr 2017 18:13:02

UNESCO's Peace Prize Goes to a Mayor Giuseppina Nicolini
21 April 2017 Current Affairs:

  • UNESCO’s Felix Houphouet-Boigny Peace Prize goes to the European NGO (migrant rescue association) SOS Mediterranee and Lampedusa Mayor Giuseppina Nicolini for their work to save the lives of refugees and migrants.

  • UNESCO’s Felix Houphouet-Boigny Peace Prize, created in 1989

  • Previous Awardees are - Nelson Mandela, Israel’s Shimon Peres and the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, King Juan Carlos of Spain and former US president Jimmy Carter.




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