Thursday, 13 April 2017

Malala Yousafzai Became the youngest UN Messenger of Peace

April 11, 2017

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On April 11, 2017 United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres has bestowed the highest honour UN Messenger of Peace upon Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai. She was described as a symbol of the most important thing in the world-education for all. With this, she became youngest ever UN Messenger of Peace.
About Malala Yousafzai: Malala was born on 12 July 1997 in Mingora city in Swat province of Pakistan. At the age of 11 she had caught international attention as female education activist after writing for the BBC about life under the Taliban in Pakistan under pseudonym Gul Makai. Her campaign had led to a Taliban assassination attempt near that left her severely wounded after she was shot in head in 2012.
Awards and Honours: In 2014, at the age of 17 she was awarded Nobel peace prize, becoming youngest Nobel Laureate in the history of Nobel award. National Youth Peace Prize (2011), Mother Teresa Awards for Social Justice (2012), Simon de Beauvoir Prize (2013), Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought (2013), Anna Politkovskaya Award (2013). UN has declared 12 July as ‘Malala Day’ in her honour.
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Read more at: http://currentaffairs.gktoday.in/category/awards-in-current-affairs
United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres has bestowed the highest honour UN Messenger of Peace upon Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai.

Read more at: http://currentaffairs.gktoday.in/category/awards-in-current-affairs
United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres has bestowed the highest honour UN Messenger of Peace upon Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai.

Read more at: http://currentaffairs.gktoday.in/category/awards-in-current-affairs
United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres has bestowed the highest honour UN Messenger of Peace upon Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai. She was described as a symbol of the most important thing in the world-education for all. With this, she became youngest ever UN Messenger of Peace.

Read more at: http://currentaffairs.gktoday.in/category/awards-in-current-affairs
United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres has bestowed the highest honour UN Messenger of Peace upon Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai. She was described as a symbol of the most important thing in the world-education for all. With this, she became youngest ever UN Messenger of Peace.

Read more at: http://currentaffairs.gktoday.in/category/awards-in-current-affairs
United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres has bestowed the highest honour UN Messenger of Peace upon Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai. She was described as a symbol of the most important thing in the world-education for all. With this, she became youngest ever UN Messenger of Peace.

Read more at: http://currentaffairs.gktoday.in/category/awards-in-current-affairs
United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres has bestowed the highest honour UN Messenger of Peace upon Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai. She was described as a symbol of the most important thing in the world-education for all. With this, she became youngest ever UN Messenger of Peace.

Read more at: http://currentaffairs.gktoday.in/category/awards-in-current-affairs
United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres has bestowed the highest honour UN Messenger of Peace upon Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai. She was described as a symbol of the most important thing in the world-education for all. With this, she became youngest ever UN Messenger of Peace.

Read more at: http://currentaffairs.gktoday.in/category/awards-in-current-affairs