The Weekly Shot: Dr. Goodall Receives URI-Africa Peace Prize

19 July 2018, 10:20 PM
Dr. Jane Goodall Receives Africa Peace Award From URI-Africa

Dr. Jane Goodall, Ph.D., DBE, Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace, was honored with this year’s URI-Africa Peace Award on July 8, 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. She joins an esteemed group of award recipients which includes the International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID), the Founding President of Seychelles, the United Nations Environment Program, and UNESCO, among others. 

“It’s a great honor. I am truly grateful to URI,” Dr. Goodall remarked as she accepted the award. She is pictured above standing between Ambassador Mussie Hailu, Regional Director of URI-Africa, and Mrs. Rattan Channa, URI Global Trustee.

The Africa Peace Award is given annually by URI-Africa to recognize committed and effective leadership bringing sustainable peace, security, environmental protection, sustainable development, democracy, good governance, interfaith harmony, and constructive dialogue to the African continent.

Learn more about Dr. Goodall’s award ceremony in our Newswire article.