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2014 South-South Awards Reception - Special Coverage

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South-South Awards Reception 2014

24 September 2014, New York, USA | South-South News

The 2014 South-South Awards Reception took place during the high-level week of the 69th United Nations General Assembly, in the Delegates Dining Lounge of the UN headquarters.

The annual South-South Awards is a high-level event celebrating extraordinary leadership from heads of state and government, top United Nations officials, and world famous icons as they promote sustainable development across the global South.

During this year's reception, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon received a special recognition honoring his leadership in galvanizing support for action on climate change. Recognitions were also awarded to the Prime Minister of Samoa, Mr. Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi, the President of Tajikistan, Mr. Emomalii Rahmon, and the Chairman of the SS-SCSD Asia-Pacific Committee, Mr. Cai E'sheng.

The Reception was attended by world leaders, top UN officials, notable civil society and business figures, celebrities, and the international media. This year's event was webcast live on the United Nations Webcast.

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