Felix Houphouet-Boigny Peace Prize Current Affairs, GK & News

Angela Merkel: 2022 UNESCO Peace Prize awardee

Former German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been awarded the 2022 UNESCO Peace Prize for her efforts to welcome refugees. Key Points All jury members, including jury chairman and 2018 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Denis Mukwege, were impressed by Merkel’s courageous decision to welcome more than 1.2 million refugees from Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Eritrea in ..

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UNESCO’s Felix Houphouet-Boigny Peace Prize 2017 winners

UNESCO has named Giuseppina Nicolini, Mayor of Lampedusa (Italy) and the non-governmental organisation SOS Méditerranée (France) as the winners of Felix Houphouet-Boigny Peace Prize 2017 “for their work to save the lives of refugees and migrants and welcome them with dignity”. In the past, Felix Houphouet-Boigny Peace Prize has been granted to internationally renowned personalities ..

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