Sun News : Canadian wins prestigious humanitarian award

Almas JiwaniAlmas Jiwani, the president of UN Women National Committee Canada, became the first Canadian to win the prestigious International Women Development Champion Award.

Jiwani picked up the award in Paris Saturday evening.

In a statement, UNWNCC said Jiwani “has brought a new face to humanitarianism, most notably for her initiatives in bridging the gap between the corporate and humanitarian world. Her efforts to create change, despite the obstacles in place have been recognized across the globe and continue to gain international attention.”

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