Queen Noor attends Common Ground Awards

  November 7, 2009 at 8:34 pm by

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On October 29th, 2009 Queen Noor of Jordan attended the Common Ground Awards at the Canadian Embassy, in Washington DC (USA). The ceremony started with a reception where guests could enjoy listening sounds of gypsy jazz.

After Susan Collin Marks, co-founder of Search for Common Ground, and Queen Noor, chair of the King Hussein Foundation, presented the 2009 Common Ground Awards to CeaseFire, Luma Mufleh and the Fugees Family, Karen Armstrong, Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, Congressmen John Lewis and Elwin Wilson, Playing for Change, Melissa Etheridge and Salman Ahmad.

The Common Grounds Awards has been presented annually since 1998 by Search for Common Ground (SFCG) to honor people who have made significant contributions to accomplishments in conflict resolution and peace building.

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