Princess Lalla Meryem Receives Women World Leaders’ Prize
Princess Lalla Meryem received on Thursday in Paris an international trophy awarded by the Women World Leaders Association.The Prize was awarded to the Princess for her quality as Chairwoman of the National Union of Moroccan Women in recognition of her untiring efforts to reinforce the status of Moroccan Arab and African women and her remarkable actions to promote women participation in development and progress.
The statuette prize is also a tribute to the contribution of the Princess in promoting the image of Morocco as a key mediator of peace,development and intercultural events.
On this occasion, Chairwoman of Femme Leaders Mondiales Nicole Barbin highlighted the considerable actions devoted by Princess Lalla Meryem both at the national level and at the international scene in her quality as UNESCO Goodwill Ambassadors.
On her part, Princess Lalla Meryem said in response to the tribute paid to her by the chairwoman of the association Nicole Barbin in presence of eminent figures: “that the award granted to her by the World Women Leaders Association is “a recognition for the daily struggle of Moroccan women for dignity and equality”,”Such a distinction is all the more important as it is granted as today to a country from the South” the Princess Aded that â€œIn all areas women’s struggle is part of their conditions but there is an area where they invest their energy their imagination and their affection that of education of children who will in future take charge of an ever-changing world”.
The Princess received the prize during a Gala dinner held under the high patronage of the French President Nicolas Sarkozy with the attendance notably of top French officials in addition to former Ministers eminent artists and businessmen.Filed under Morocco
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