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UN Designates Malala Yousafzai as Messenger of Peace

Apr 10, 2017 News, Secretary General , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, 10 April 2017 – Secretary-General Antonio Guterres designated Malala Yousafzai, global advocate for girls education and the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize laureate, as a United Nations Messenger of Peace with a special focus on girls education, at a special ceremony today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire United Nations, April 10 2017 UN Secretary-General António Guterres today designated Nobel Peace Laureate Malala Yousafzai as UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on girls’ education making her the youngest ever to carry the title. Guterres said it was a “very emotional [Read More]

Malala Yousafzai won this year Nobel Peace Prize

Oct 10, 2014 Celebrities, News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

“My dream is a simple dream that everybody has. It’s a dream of peace, I want to see all human beings happy. I want to see all girls go to school, I want equality, I want justice. But for that dream, I must struggle, I must work hard and I cannot do it all alone. I need people. We can all achieve our goal if we are together.” United Nations, New York, USA, August 18 2014 – Malala Yousafzai, education advocate and Co-founder of the Malala Fund, arrives at the United Nations and is greeted by a group of UN [Read More]

Malala Yousafzai Visits UN to Kick off 500 Days of Action

Aug 20, 2014 Celebrities, News, Secretary General, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

By: Jennifer Bentley   Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani woman made famous after being attacked by the Taliban for her activism for education and women’s rights, visited the United Nations on Monday to help the organization kick off the last 500 Days of Action for the Millennium Development Goals. She joined Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and more than 500 other young people.   The eight United Nations Millennium Development Goals, or MDGs, were agreed upon in 2000, and include: Eradicating extreme poverty and hunger worldwide Achieving access to primary education for all Promoting gender equality and empowering women Reducing the child [Read More]

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