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Written by DI Media Committee   
Friday, 13 December 2013

Dr. Widad Akrawi
Dr. Widad Akrawi
Dr. Widad Akrawi, President of Defend International, has been awarded by the National Organization for Future Generations, based in Algeria, to thank her for being a passionate advocate of bridging the gap between civilizations and cultures, and making valuable contributions to humanity through the creation of a culture of coexistence and harmony.

 


 

Dr. Widad Akrawi Awarded 'Special Prize' For Bridging Gap Between Civilizations


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13 December 2013

 

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(Oslo) - Defend International (DI) is pleased to announce that Dr. Widad Akrawi, President and founder of Defend International is the recipient of the 2013 'Special Prize' by the National Organization for Future Generations, based in Algeria for being a passionate advocate of bridging the gap between civilizations and cultures. This highly honorable award seeks to honor, when merited, exceptional leaders in the MENA region who have made valuable contributions to humanity through the creation of a culture of coexistence and harmony.

 

Mr. Dahman Elheddi, President of National Organization for Future Generations (NOFG), presented the award on December 13, 2013 saying that Dr. Widad Akrawi was honored today for "her tremendous efforts to build bridges between civilizations and cultures through dialogue and collaboration." Before wishing her continued success and progress in 2014, he stated that all members of NOFG are pleased to recognize Dr. Akrawi's strong work ethic and her commitment to a culture of inclusion and diversity.

 

Commenting on receiving the prestigious award, Dr. Akrawi said she was overwhelmed and humbled by the recognition. "I am really touched to receive the award. It is an honor just to be nominated, and I am proud that our work has been publicly recognized. I have a lot of admiration to Mr. Dahman Elheddi and his colleagues, as well as all members of Defend International. I would like to thank them for the contribution they have made to humanity and the inclusive attitude they have," she said.

Dr. Akrawi congratulated Mr. Elheddi and DI members for their tenacity and for being powerful contributors to a culture of human rights and peace. "I strongly believe that we have exceptional members who do not spare any effort to promote peace and democracy through cultural relations and diplomacy," she stated.



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