UN Assistant Secretary-General Haj. Amina Muhammed Bags Global Citizens award.
The assistant secretary general of the UN haj. Amina Mohammed, has been honoured today with he global citizens award.
Amina was also named one of the 100 must impacted women in the whole world.
Mohammed was honoured along with popular musician Sting, film maker Richard Curtis and founder/CEO of Chobani, Hamdi Ulukaya.
A statement by the organisers said Mohammed, a former Minister of Environment, gets Global Citizen World Leader Prize for advocating and implementing policy changes that have improved the lives of those affected by poverty.
She chairs the UN Sustainable Development Group, which pushes for the implementation of the goals to lift people out of poverty and protect the planet.
Similarly, Seventeen-time Grammy winner, Sting, also gets Global Citizen Artist of the Year Prize for using his creative platform to create change, not only through conversation but meaningful impact.
Richard Curtis gets the Global Citizen of the Year award for demonstrating “exceptional and sustained impact towards the goal of ending extreme poverty”.
Ulukaya got honoured with the Global Citizen Business Leader Prize for combining business goals with positive human impact.
He is being recognised for caring about “working conditions for his employees and strengthening the communities where employees live and work.”
He event took place today in London. Congratulations ma’am