UNESCO Award for
We received the following notification from UNESCO in Paris.
It is my special pleasure to inform you that upon a proposal made by an International Jury chaired by Mr.
Andres Pastrana, former President of the Republic of Columbia, the Director-General of UNESCO has decided to
award you an honourable mention of the 2006 UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance and
“This prize was established in 1995 on the occasion of United Nations Year for Tolerance
and the 125th anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi and is rewarded to institutions, organizations or
persons who have contributed in a particularly meritorious and effective manner to tolerance and non-violence.
“The Award Ceremony will take place in UNESCO Headquarters on 16 November next,
on the occasion of the International Day for Tolerance. The Director-General
will be glad to welcome you at this ceremony in order to transmit to you the honourable
Social and Human Sciences Sector