2013 South-South Awards Honor Global Governance Leaders

The 2013 South-South Awards ceremony was held on Sunday, September 22 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. The awards recognize governments and private and public sector leaders who have made significant contributions to sustainable development. This year’s Global Governance Leadership award recipients included:
Her Excellency Laura
Chinchilla Miranda, President of Costa Rica
His Royal Highness Khalifa bin Salman Al- Khalifa, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain
His Excellency Josaia Voreqe
Bainimarama, Prime Minister of Fiji
The Global Governance Leadership Awards are presented to individuals who have made distinctive contributions to sustainable development, the youth, e-governance, and information and communications technology. Other award recipients this year included:
His Excellency Nelson
Mandela, Madame Graça Machel
Mr. David Paich.
The ceremony was hosted by Erin Brady, Miss USA 2013 and entertainment provided by world music icons Les Nubians, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, and Robin DiMaggio and the Posse 2.0, the Arsenio Hall House Band. Noami Campbell, supermodel, was on hand to support the cause.

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