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North South Prize of the Council of ‎Europe for Geldof and Gebre

ISSUE 200
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Index

Headlines

Somalilanders And Ethiopians Celebrate ‎Berbera Corridor's Inauguration

SOOYAAL Trains Returnees To Build Their Own Houses‎

The EU Gives Geedi $11.7 With A Further $57.3 ‎Million In The Pipeline

Three Killed As Vehicle Hits Landmine In Somaliland

Thirteen Die Of Measles In Awdal Region

Alleged Thieving Affects Pulse, ‎Oil Seed Export Via Djibouti

Local & Regional Affairs

Somaliland: CIIR Partners Appeal For Women To ‎Be More Involved In Politics‎

The EU Will Shortly Appoint Special ‎Envoy For Somalia in Jowhar

The EU Expressed Concern To Somaliland‎

African Businesses Hit Hard; Tourists Scared Off ‎By Pirates‎

Two More Ethiopian Journalists Detained In ‎Growing Crackdown‎‎‎

Cinema Clashes End In Mogadishu

New Somali Regime Overwhelmed By ‎Violence, Hunger‎

Editorial

International News

The Pirates of Somalia

North South Prize of the Council of ‎Europe for Geldof and Gebre

Leader Of Area Mosque Arrested By U.S. Agents

Somali Refugee Petitions UK Govt

FEATURES & COMMENTARY

How Illegal Fishing Feeds Somali Piracy

Taking A Punt On Puntland

The Isaq Somali Diaspora And‎ Poll-Tax Agitation In Kenya, 1936-41

Special coverage  of UK couple killers murder trail in Somaliland

Awdalnews Editorial: Fairness Knows No Enemies

From African Bush To Scotland Yard - ‎The Murder Trail That Led To Al-Qaida

Four Face Death For Murder Of Two UK Aid ‎Workers

Death For Somaliland Aid Killers

Sentenced To Death

Opinions

Another Diplomatic Gaffe

THE EMPEROR WITHOUT CLOTHES

'My Husband Refused To Operate His 3rd Eye,'‎Said Dahabo

Open Letter To Ahmed Mohamed Hashi Dhimbiil

A Reply To Shoon Omar

KULMIYE Is The Alternative, Dear Dhimbiil


Strasbourg , November 17, 2005 (HREA) – Pop star and charity campaigner Bob Geldof and Ethiopian women’s rights activist Bogaletch Gebre are the winners of this year's Council of Europe North South Prize.

They will receive their awards from the President of the Portuguese Assembly Jaime Gama in the presence of Council of Europe Deputy Secretary General Maud de Boer-Buquicchio and the Chairman of the North-South Centre Claude Frey at a ceremony at the Assembly of the Republic. (21 November, 11 am ; Pal ل cio S م o Bento, Lisbon ).

The prize has been awarded every year since 1995 to two candidates who demonstrate strong and visible commitment and outstanding achievements in promoting human rights.

The North South Centre, which celebrates its 15th anniversary this year, was created to foster links between the different hemispheres and to promote the Council of Europe’s core values of human rights, democracy and the rule of law.

For more information on the Prize and the Centre, please visit: http://www.coe.int/T/E/North-South_Centre/

Contacts:
Carla Fernandes :+351 91759 45 69
Eliana Carvalho : +351 21 358 40 34


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