Sat 04-02-2023 21:25 PM
ABU DHABI, 4th February, 2023 (WAM) — Under the patronage of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation witnessed a ceremony honouring the winners of the 4th Zayed Award For Human Fraternity-2023.
The Zayed Award for Human Fraternity awarded the Community of Sant’Egidio organisation and Kenyan peace builder Shamsa Abubakar Fadhil as co-honorees of the 2023 award.
Now in its fourth edition, the award recognises honourees from around the world for their contributions to building a more peaceful, and compassionate world based on the values of human fraternity.
The awards ceremony coincides with the International Day of Human Fraternity, which is unanimously recognised by the UN in acknowledgment of the Document on Human Fraternity for World Peace and Living Together, also known as the Abu Dhabi Declaration, signed by Pope Francis of the Catholic Church and Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayeb, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar.