United Nations Population Award Ceremony 2019

20 June 2019

United Nations Headquarters, New York

The United Nations Population Award, which every year honours an individual and/or institution for outstanding contributions to population and reproductive health questions, will be presented to the 2019 laureates on 20 June at United Nations Headquarters in New York. 

This year's winners are the National Peace Hut Women of Liberia, in the institutional category, and Mamadou Tangara, in the individual category. 

The National Peace Hut Women of Liberia helped women and former child soldiers become agents of change in their communities following the country’s civil war. The organization also provided safe spaces for survivors of gender-based violence and rape.

Mr. Tangara has been recognized for his many contributions to promoting peace, non-violence and conflict prevention.

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Nominations must be received no later than 22 March 2021.
The Award is presented annually for outstanding contributions to population issues.
UNITED NATIONS, New York - The National Peace Hut Women of Liberia was announced as the institutional laureate of the 2019 United Nations Population Award. Mamadou Tangara, Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, was announced as the award’s...


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