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"I respect culture, tradition and religion, but they can never justify the denial of basic rights" - Ban Ki-moon

"Some will oppose change. they may invoke culture, tradition or religion to defend the status quo.  Such arguments have been used to try to justify slavery, child marriage, rape in marriage and female genital mutilation. I respect culture, tradition and religion, but they can never justify the denial of basic rights." - Ban Ki-moon / 2020 Sunhak Peace Prize Laureate

Project "Clean Senegal"

What happens if the president of a country really loves his country? On January 4, 2020, Senegalese President Macky Sall (2020 Sunhak Peace Prize winner) rolled up his sleeves to clean up Dakar's dirty streets. His projects for a better life for the people never stop!!

Taiba Ndiaye Project, the first wind power project in West Africa

The Taiba Ndiaye Project is the first wind power project in West Africa.  About 158 megawatt (MW) of electricity will be produced from the plant, 80 kilometers from Dakar!! This is about 15 percent of current Senegal's electricity consumption and is expected to greatly improve Senegal's electricity supply. The project, which was pushed as part of President Macky Sall's (2020 Sunhak Peace Prize winner) Plan Senegal Emergent (PSE), is expected to help Senegal become a good model for West Africa by killing two birds with one stone: 'improving the power supply' and 'producing green energy"

Save the date for the 2020 Sunhak Peace Prize Awards Ceremony!

The 2020 Sunhak Peace Prize Awards Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 10AM Venue: KINTEX Exhibition Center 1, Ilsan Republic of Korea For any inquiries, please contact us at: sunhakpeaceprize@gmail.com