Global Citizen Awards Dinner

  • Her Excellency Erna Solberg, 2018 Global Citizen Awards

    Her Excellency
    Erna Solberg
    Prime Minister of Norway

    MacriErna Solberg was born and educated in Bergen: Norway’s ancient maritime capital and gateway to the Atlantic Ocean and America.

    Always the global citizen, she has combined numerous national positions as minister, parlamentarian and regional politician with a strong commitment to global solutions for development, growth, and conflict resolution.

    As prime minister, and former chair of the Norwegian delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, she has championed transatlantic values and security.

    From 2016, the prime minister has co-chaired the UN Secretary General’s advocacy group for the sustainable development goals (SDGs). Among the goals, she takes a particular interest in access to quality education for all, and specially girls and...

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  • 2013 Global Citizen Awards Gallery

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    Follow @AtlanticCouncil and use #ACAwards for LIVE updates from the Global Citizen Awards.

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  • 2014 Honorees

    The 2014 Global Citizen Awards dinner will honor the following individuals

    Enrique Pena Nieto

    H.E. Enrique Peña Nieto

    President of Mexico
    Global Citizen Award
    Poroshenko

    H.E. 

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  • Council Honors Three Extraordinary Global Citizens at Annual Awards

    More than 350 distinguished guests joined the Atlantic Council at the Edison Ballroom in New York City on September 26 for the the fourth annual Global Citizen Awards, where the Atlantic Council honored President of the Republic of Poland Bronisław Komorowski, Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah, and world-renowned conductor Seiji Ozawa.
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  • Full Remarks of Queen Rania Al Abdullah at the 2013 Global Citizen Awards

    Her Majesty Dedicates Her Award to the People of Jordan

    Thank you, Secretary Kissinger, for your kind words... The last time I saw Secretary Kissinger, he was calling security on Stephen Colbert for dancing into his office to a Daft Punk song… so we should all be on our best behavior!

    Allow me, also, to offer my warm congratulations to my fellow awardees tonight.

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  • Jordan’s Queen Rania Asks International Community to “Dig Deeper” in Response to the Refugee Crisis on Jordan's Border

    Her remarks come at the fourth annual Atlantic Council Global Citizen Awards dinner, recognizing President Komorowski of the Republic of Poland for his pivotal role in Poland’s extraordinary evolution; Queen Rania Al Abdullah for her advocacy for human rights and promoting cross cultural dialogue; and Maestro Seiji Ozawa for his leadership in the arts.

    NEW YORK ― Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah tonight called upon the international community to address the rapidly escalating humanitarian crisis in Syria and its destabilizing spillover effects into the region.

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  • Atlantic Council Global Citizen Awards Dinner Celebrates Visionary Leaders

    President Komorowski of the Republic of Poland for his pivotal role in Poland’s extraordinary evolution; Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah for her promotion of human rights and cross-cultural dialogue; and Maestro Seiji Ozawa for his leadership in the arts 

    NEW YORK ― The Atlantic Council this evening will present its fourth annual Global Citizen Awards to President of the Republic of Poland Bronisław Komorowski, Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah, and world-renowned conductor Maestro Seiji Ozawa.

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  • Transcript: 2013 Global Citizen Awards

    At the fourth annual Atlantic Council Global Citizen Awards dinner, the Atlantic Council recognized the President of the Republic of Poland, Bronisław Komorowski for his pivotol role in Poland's extraordinary evolution; Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan for her advocacy of human rights; and world-renowned conductor Seiji Ozawa for his musical virtuosity.

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  • 2013 Global Citizen Awards to be Presented at Sept. 26 Gala

    Honorees embody "global leadership, humanitarianism, and artistic virtuosity"

    The Atlantic Council will present the annual Global Citizen Awards on September 26 in New York City to President of the Republic of Poland Bronisław Komorowski, Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, and world-renowned conductor Seiji Ozawa.
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  • 2013 Atlantic Council Global Citizen Awards, September 26

    NEW YORK – The Atlantic Council is pleased to announce the recipients of its annual Global Citizen Awards onSeptember 26 in New York City: President of the Republic of Poland Bronisław Komorowski, Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, and world-renowned conductor Seiji Ozawa.

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