21 Nov, 2013

Malala receives Sakharov Prize 2013, Strasbourg

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On Wednesday 20 November, global education advocate Malala Yousafzai was awarded the Sakharov Prize by the European Parliament, in a ceremony which took place in Strasbourg, France. Malala dedicated her acceptance speech to the “unsung heroes of Pakistan” and to human rights campaigners globally, saying “I am hopeful the European Parliament will look beyond Europe […]

3 Sep, 2013

UN Envoy on Youth Addresses Malala Day Youth Assembly

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On 12 July 2013, the United Nations celebrated Malala Day, an event which brought together hundreds of young leaders to call on world leaders to ensure free and compulsory education for every child around the world.  The meeting was addressed by former United Kingdom Prime Minister Gordon Brown, in his capacity as UN Special Envoy […]