Former Minister of Finance in Nigeria, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has won the 2020 International Service Award of the World Affairs Councils of America (WACA).
Dr Okonjo-Iweala who disclosed this via her official Twitter handle on Tuesday, November 17, thanked WACA said she was honoured to win the prestigious award.She tweeted, “Honored to win the 2020 International Service Award of the World Affairs Councils of America.
Thank You @WACAmerica for bringing the world to America through dialogue, debate & action! #COVID19 shows us how interconnected the world is & how important it is to be each other’s keeper.
”For 40 years, the WACA National Conference has brought World Affairs Council leaders and members to engage with top government officials, diplomats, business executives, innovators, journalists, educators, and students on the most pressing global issues and policy choices that impact human lives.
The body through its yearly conference promises the following to participants:
- Timely expert opinions and analysis about the United States election in November.
- Diverse and inclusive perspectives and audience dialogue about America’s role in the world.
- Access to extraordinary speakers, thought leaders, and ambassadors available for local Council programming.
- Professional development, leadership training, and peer-to-peer networking. Source: Newsbreakers.ng
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