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2019 Sunhak Peace Prize Award Ceremony Press Conference

2019 Sunhak Peace Prize Award Ceremony Press Conference ▲ A view of the Press Conference The press conference for the 2019 Sunhak Peace Prize Award Ceremony was held on February 9, 2019, at the Lotte Hotel World in Seoul, South Korea, with the Laureates of the 2019 Sunhak Peace Prize, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina and Ms. Waris Dirie, At the press conference, 40 local and international medias, including medias from USA and Africa, attended to hear the peace messages of the two Laureates. ▲ 2019 Laureate, Ms. Waris Dirie Waris Dirie is the first person to raise the issue of female genital mutilation (FGM) to the international communities, as a human rights issue. The Sunhak Committee recognized her contributions in empowering rights of women and girls in Africa.  When she was asked to give a word on receving the Prize, she gave a big smile and said “I am very happy! When I was a little girl, I thought there are many people around the world who are working very hard

2019 Sunhak Peace Prize Laureate, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, Donates Cash Prize of $500,000 to the World Fighters Foundation

2019 Sunhak Peace Prize Laureate, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, Donates Cash Prize of $500,000 to the World Fighters Foundation • Awarded 2019 Sunhak Peace Prize for his contribution in leading Africa’s agricultural innovation and promoting good governance in Africa. • Calling out to international community that, “There cannot be peace in a world that is hungry.” • Will put his best effort in the eradication of famine and hunger and complete employment of youths in Africa.  ▲ Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, the President of African Development Bank The president of the African Development Bank and the 2019 Laureate for the Sunhak Peace Prize, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, declared to donate his cash Award Prize of $500,000 to the World Fighters Foundation.  On February 9, 2019, at the 2019 Sunhak Peace Prize Award Ceremony, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina states that, “I am fully dedicating the whole of the $500,000 cash award of the Sunhak Peace Prize to my Foundation, the World Hunger Fighters

Waris Dirie, Author of 『Desert Flower』, Successfully Finishes Her Book Signing Event

2019 Sunhak Peace Prize Laureate, Waris Dirie, successfully ended her book signing event at the Kyobo Book Center in Seoul, South Korea, which was held on February 10, 2019 in the after noon. Waris Dirie is an author of world’s best-selling book called Desert Flower, which she illustrated her experience with female genital mutilation (FGM).  Waris Dirie gave a word of love and peace to about 200 people who came out to see her, saying “I am very surprised to see this many people who came out to see me. I want to make a world where everyone can stand for each other’s rights and prosperity.”  When the Book Signing started, she made eye contact with each and every one of her fans and one of them even cried because she was too excited and mesmerized to see her in Korea.  To young people at the event, she shared a message of encouragement stating “Love and respect yourself, realize your dream and life is something you should take the lead in creating your own future, instead

Waris Dirie gave keynote speech at the subject lecture of the 4th Global Women's Peace Network Conference

"We Must End Female Genital Mutilation(FGM) In Out Time" ▲Ms. Waris Dirie Giving a speech to women leaders  2019 Sunhak Peace Prize Laureate, Waris Dirie, participated in the 4th Global Women’s Peace Network on the topic of “Improving Women’s Human Rights” at Lotte Hotel World on February 8. About 200 female leaders from home and abroad showed keen interest in WARIS DIRIE, the protagonist who emphasized the abolition of FGM to the international community, confessing to the world the violence of ‘women’s circumcision’ during she was the world’s best fashion model. “There was a painful time when I begged just to remain alive, but I survived with strong patience, and I felt a call to report every bit of the pain and suffering that I, my family and African women suffered(FGM),”said Waris Dirie.  ▲Women leaders falling into Ms. Waris Dirie's speech  As for the reason why I became a human rights activist in the supermodel was that; “I thought I would

[Akinwumi Adesina, World Summit2019] The World Will See a Shining Africa, Like the Sparkle of the Diamonds

"The World Will See a Shining Africa, Like the Sparkle of the Diamonds" ▲Dr. Akinwumi Adesina giving a speech at the World Summit 2019  2019 Sunhak Peace Prize Laureate, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, spoke at the special session of the World Summit 2019 with a topic of “Development and Future of Africa.”   The World Summit 2019 convened at the Lotte Hotel World in Jamsil, Seoul, South Korea, from February 7 to 10, 2019, with the theme of “Addressing the Critical Challenges of Our Time: Interdependence, Mutual Prosperity and Universal Values.” About 1,200 people participated, including 110 current and former heads of state, representatives and leaders.  Dr. Adesina addressed that, “Earlier today, I was greatly honored to receive the Sunhak Peace Prize. For myself and my co-laureate and my dear sister, Waris Dirie, it’s also special, since the Prize this year goes to two Africans. And for both us, our paths to be where we are today have been marked with challenges. That

[Waris Dirie, World Summit2019 Seoul] Love of Mother and Education is the Most Important Asset in Achieving World Peace

▲Ms. Waris Dirie giving a keynote speech at the World Summit 2019  2019 Sunhak Peace Prize Laureate, Waris Dirie addressed the topic of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), at the special session of World Summit 2019, which is a global leadership conference held in Seoul, South Korea.  The World Summit 2019 convened at the Lotte Hotel World in Jamsil, Seoul, South Korea, from February 7 to 10, 2019, with the theme of “Addressing the Critical Challenges of Our Time: Interdependence, Mutual Prosperity and Universal Values.” About 1,200 people participated, including 110 current and former heads of state, representatives and leaders.  On top of that, she introduced her background stating that, “Many years ago, I left Somalia because I did not want to be married as a 13-year-old girl to a man who could have been my grandfather. I had to leave my beloved mother, my family and the desert, from which I have learned so much. It was a goodbye forever. I could not and did not want to li

[MBC] 소녀 '2억 명'에 자행된 고문…"슈퍼모델이 알렸다"

소녀 '2억 명'에 자행된 고문…"슈퍼모델이 알렸다" http://imnews.imbc.com/replay/2019/nwdesk/article/5157032_24634.html

[SABC] Dr Akinwumi Adesina awarded Sunhak Peace Prize

Dr Akinwumi Adesina awarded Sunhak Peace Prize https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8C86MtdyKs

[TV 조선] 제3회 선학평화상, 와리스 디리·아데시나 공동 수상

제3회 선학평화상, 와리스 디리·아데시나 공동 수상 http://news.tvchosun.com/site/data/html_dir/2019/02/10/2019021090019.html

[Exame] Prêmio da Paz Sunhak 2019 concedido em Seul a Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina e Waris Dirie

Prêmio da Paz Sunhak 2019 concedido em Seul a Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina e Waris Dirie SEUL, Coreia do Sul, 9 de fevereiro de 2019 /PRNewswire/ — O Comitê do Prêmio da Paz Sunhak realizou a sua cerimônia de premiação de 2019 no dia 9 de fevereiro às 10h no Jamsil Lotte Hotel World. O Prêmio da Paz Sunhak 2019 foi concedido ao Dr.  Akinwumi Adesina , presidente do African Development Bank Group, e a  Waris Dirie , ativista de direitos humanos contra a mutilação genital feminina. O comitê reconhece as realizações do Dr. Adesina na melhoria da economia da África por meio da promoção da boa governança e na liderança da inovação agrícola. As suas conquistas contribuíram para a segurança alimentar na África, com o objetivo de melhorar a vida de milhões em situação de pobreza no continente. O comitê premiou  Waris Dirie  em reconhecimento à sua incansável defesa dos direitos das mulheres de todas as idades e à sua campanha por uma resolução global para a erradicação da mu

[La Vanguardia] COMUNICADO: El comité del Premio Sunhak de la Paz 2019 se reúne en Seúl y galardona a Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina y Waris Dirie

COMUNICADO: El comité del Premio Sunhak de la Paz 2019 se reúne en Seúl y galardona a Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina y Waris Dirie SEÚL, Corea del Sur, 9 de febrero de 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- El comité del Premio Sunhak de la Paz celebró la ceremonia de entrega de galardones del Premio Sunhak de la Paz 2019 el 9 de febrero a las 10 de la mañana en el Jamsil Lotte Hotel World. SEÚL, Corea del Sur, 9 de febrero de 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- El comité del Premio Sunhak de la Paz celebró la ceremonia de entrega de galardones del Premio Sunhak de la Paz 2019 el 9 de febrero a las 10 de la mañana en el Jamsil Lotte Hotel World. El Premio Sunhak de la Paz 2019 fue concedido al Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, presidente del Grupo del Banco Africano de Desarrollo, y a Waris Dirie, activista pro derechos humanos centrada en la mutilación genital femenina (MGF). https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/819898/Dr__Akinwumi_Adesina.jpg  [ https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/819898/Dr__Akinwumi_Adesina.jpg ] https://

[Finanz Nachrichten] Der in Seoul veranstaltete Sunhak Peace Prize für 2019 wurde an Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina und Waris Dirie verliehen

Der in Seoul veranstaltete Sunhak Peace Prize für 2019 wurde an Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina und Waris Dirie verliehen Seoul, Südkorea (ots/PRNewswire) -  Mit dem Sunhak Peace Prize 2019 wurden Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, Präsident der African Development Bank Group, und Waris Dirie, Menschenrechtsaktivistin gegen weibliche Genitalverstümmelung (Female Genital Mutilation/FGM), geehrt. Das Komitee würdigt die Erfolge von Dr. Adesina, um die Wirtschaft Afrikas durch Förderung von verantwortungsbewusster Regierungsführung zu verbessern und seine Pionierarbeit für die landwirtschaftliche Innovation. Seine Arbeit hat wesentlich zur Ernährungssicherheit in Afrika beigetragen und zielt darauf ab, das Leben von Millionen von Armut betroffener Menschen in Afrika zu verbessern. Das Komitee zeichnete Waris Dirie in Anerkennung ihres unermüdlichen Einsatzes für die Rechte von Mädchen und Frauen aus und für ihre Forderung nach einer weltweiten Resolution zur Bekämpfung von FGM zum Schutz von Mädchen, die