India’s Sehgal Basis chosen co-runner up for Citizen Diplomacy Award : The Tribune India

2020/09 30 05:09

Washington, September 30

India’s Sehgal Basis has been chosen as a co-runner up of the celebrated Citizen Diplomacy Award for its human rights and girls’s empowerment work in rural Indian communities, the State Division has mentioned.

The award will likely be introduced by Assistant Secretary of State for International Public Affairs Aaron Ringel throughout a digital ceremony on Wednesday, the State Division mentioned.

The fourth annual Citizen Diplomacy Award will likely be introduced to Mohamed Amin Ahmed, founder, chairman and government director of “Common Mohamed.” Together with Sehgal Basis, Tempe Sister Cities is the opposite co-runner up of the celebrated annual award.

Ahmed was chosen for his grassroots work on countering violent extremism by participating audiences in significant discussions about true Islamic values and establishments, democratic beliefs and civil society, the State Division mentioned.

“The Sehgal Basis was chosen as a co-runner up for its human rights and girls’s empowerment work in rural Indian communities,” mentioned the State Division.

Tempe Sister Cities was chosen as a co-runner up for its distinctive strategy to citizen diplomacy incorporating conventional pupil exchanges and group outreach, it mentioned.

The Division of State’s Bureau of International Public Affairs launched the Citizen Diplomacy Award in 2017 to rejoice the numerous, helpful contributions of US residents and organisations to furthering the US international coverage goals and strengthening relationships world wide.

Award-winning “citizen diplomats” have exhibited management in producing impactful, long-term assist for the US international coverage and public diplomacy goals, the State Division added. PTI 

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