Peter Genger, a student of the Arthur V. Mauro Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, St. Paul’s College, University of Manitoba, Canada, has emerged winner of the 2019 Nahlah Ayed Prize for Student Leadership and Global Citizenship.
According to Peter Genger:
“I never thought that my little pieces of leadership service would gain a rewarding recognition as noble as the Nahlah Ayed Prize for Student Leadership and Global Citizenship. I sincerely appreciate the award.
This award has made me realize that there is no service that is too little or too much to give. The most important thing is for one to keep serving with sincere concern for humanity. After all, there is joy in true leadership and service.”
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The Emir of Kano, His Royal Highness, Muhammadu Sanusi II has been appointed by the United Nations (UN), as a member of the new class of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Advocates.
UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres made the announcement through his spokesman, Farhan Haq, at a news conference in New York on the 9th of May, 2019.
The SDGs Advocates are 17 influential public figures committed to “raising awareness, inspiring greater ambition, and pushing for faster action on the SDGs”.
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Follow The Money, an initiative of Connected Development (CODE), has won the United Nations (UN) mobiliser of the year award at the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Global Fest for 2019.
Hamzat Lawal, the co-founder of CODE, received the award in Bonn, Germany on the 2nd of May, 2019.
The mobiliser of the year award is given to “the project/team that demonstrates the greatest successes with mobilizing individuals organizations or networks for collective action for the SDGs”.
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