Winners of Zayed Award for Human Fraternity honoured

Published: February 05, 2023


H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, honoured the Community of Sant’Egidio organisation and Kenyan peace builder Shamsa Abubakar Fadhil at a particular ceremony.

The two co-honorees of the 4th Zayed Award For Human Fraternity have been recognised for their contributions in the direction of constructing a extra peaceable and compassionate world by advancing the values of human fraternity and setting an inspiring instance of selling peaceable coexistence.

Rome-based humanitarian affiliation – the Community of Sant’Egidio –  has been profitable in finishing up peace negotiations and battle decision by non secular diplomacy and intercultural dialogue – selling peace in varied locations all over the world, from Guatemala to Mozambique. Notably, the organisation continues to help refugees and help their integration into host societies by their ‘Humanitarian Corridors’ initiative.

On the opposite hand, Kenya’s ‘Mama Shamsa’ has been lauded for empowering younger individuals in her nation to steer lives away from violence, crime, and extremism, by offering them with counseling, care and coaching. 

In digital addresses, Grand Imam of Azhar, Dr. Mohamed Ahmed El-Tayeb, and Pope Francis, Head of the Catholic Church, applauded the winners for selling a tradition of peace that encourages dialogue, mutual understanding, solidarity, sustainable improvement, and inclusion.

Held below the patronage of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Zayed Award for Human Fraternity is an annual impartial worldwide award that recognises individuals and entities of all backgrounds, anyplace on the planet, who’re working selflessly and tirelessly throughout divides to advance the timeless values of solidarity, integrity, equity, and optimism and create breakthroughs in the direction of peaceable coexistence. It consists of which a $1 million prize.

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