Sunday, 24 January 2021

Tag Archives: Nobel Peace Prize laureate

G20 Summit ‘did not deliver for girls, young women’, Malala

LONDON: Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai has slammed the G20 summit for not delivering for girls and young women. Malala took to Twitter saying “The G20 Summit did not deliver for girls and young women.” She writes: “A disappointing end for the G20 Summit- and thousands of activists’ efforts ...

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Former UN chief and Nobel laureate Kofi Annan dies

GENEVA: Former United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan died at the age of 80 on Saturday after a short illness, his foundation announced. “It is with immense sadness that the Annan family and the Kofi Annan Foundation announce that Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of ...

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Oxford college drops Suu Kyi from common room name

LONDON: The City of London Corporation has also been debating revoking Aung San Suu Kyi’s Honorary Freedom, bestowed upon her earlier this year. The students at the prestigious Oxford University college where Myanmar’s de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi studied have voted to remove her name from the title of ...

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UN Chief Urges Myanmar To Give Legal Status To Rohingyas

NEW YORK: UN chief Antonio Guterres has called on Myanmar government to grant either nationality or legal status to the Muslims of Rakhine state and voiced concern over the violence that has forced nearly 125,000 people to flee to Bangladesh. Secretary-General Guterres said he is “deeply concerned” about the security, ...

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