UNITAR Global Partner Award
As part of a new initiative to recognise and celebrate the tangible contributions of global citizens who support the United Nations ideals - and specifically those enshrined in the mandate of UNITAR - we have been honoured to present the Global Partner Award to the following worthy recipients:
His Excellency Ambassador Luis Gallegos, Permanent Representative of Ecuador to the United Nations in Geneva and Co-President of the UN Conference on Disarmament.
Mr. Masaaki Kanai, President and CEO, Ryohin Keikaku Co. Ltd.
Pictured here is Mr. Akira Ishihara, accepting the award on behalf of Mr. Kanai. with the Head of the UNITAR Hiroshima Office and the Ambassador of Ecuador to Japan, H.E. Ambassador Leonardo Carrion Eguiguren.
Mr. Michael Fors, Microsoft Corporation.
Pictured here with the Head of the UNITAR Hiroshima Office and the Permanent Representative of Ecuador to the United Nations, H.E. Ambassador Luis Gallegos.
His Excellency Kenzo Oshima, Senior Advisor to the President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency - JICA and former Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations and United Nations Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs.
Pictured here with the Governor of Hiroshima Prefecture and the Head of the UNITAR Hiroshima Office.
His Excellency Ambassador Mohammed Aljowaid, Foreign Aid Director at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates.
His Excellency Lukman Faily, Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to Japan.
Pictured here with the Head of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Regional Office and the Head of the Hiroshima Office.
Mr. John Beck, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Aecon Group, Inc of Canada.
Pictured here with a Representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Head of the Hiroshima Office.
The Honourable Hidehiko Yuzaki, Governor of Hiroshima Prefecture.
Pictured here with Dr. Pierre Sane, former Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations.
The Honourable Omar Zakhilwal, Minister of Finance of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Pictured here with the Head of the Hiroshima Office and Mr. Musa Kamawi.
Mr. Ricardo Senna, the President of Andrade Gutierrez Corporation, of Brazil
Pictured here with the Head of the Hiroshima Office
Mr. Philippe Baril, The President of the Airports Council International - Latin America and Caribbean, of Mexico.
Pictured here with the Mayor of Quito and the Canadian Ambassador to Ecuador.