Tonight at the Clinton Global Citizen Awards, President Bill Clinton, Secretary Clinton, Chelsea Clinton and special guests will honor outstanding individuals who exemplify global citizenship through their vision and leadership.
Clinton Global Citizen Awards
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Clinton Global Citizen Awards DinnerHosted by President Bill Clinton, the Clinton Global Citizen Awards honor outstanding individuals who exemplify global citizenship through their vision and leadership. Guests will take in the exclusive awards ceremony and live entertainment while enjoying a seated dinner.
Alternatively, members can register for the viewing reception. Pre-registration is required for both events.
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The Clinton Global Citizen Awards Viewing ReceptionAt this exclusive networking reception, CGI members and special guests have the opportunity to enjoy music, cocktails, and tasting stations from some of New York’s top restaurants. Guests can watch the awards ceremony streamed live and celebrate the extraordinary 2013 honorees.
Alternatively, members can register for the seated awards dinner. Pre-registration is required for both events.Click Here to learn more about the Clinton Global Citizen Awards »
President Clinton Announces Recipients of 7th Annual Clinton Global Citizen Awards
Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Vice President Joe Biden, and Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton among those set to honor newly revealed recipients of 2013 Clinton Global Citizen Awards; 2013 honorees include New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, 16-year-old girls’ education activist Malala Yousafzai, social entrepreneur Bunker Roy, and South Sudanese bishop Elias Taban
Awards to feature appearances and performances by Elvis Costello, Fatoumata Diawara, Randy Jackson, and The Roots
New York, NY – President Bill Clinton announced the recipients of the 7th annual Clinton Global Citizen Awards, honoring seven people from the public, private and nonprofit sectors for their vision and leadership in addressing global problems. He was joined by Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Clinton Foundation Vice Chair Chelsea Clinton, and Vice President Joe Biden.
2013 Clinton Global Citizen Award honorees include 16-year-old Malala Yousafzai, who, after being shot by the Taliban less than a year ago for her outspoken support for girls’ education, has co-founded the Malala Fund to continue advocating for universal access to education. Michael Bloomberg will receive an award for his contributions to environmental sustainability and public health, and for leading New York City’s response to Hurricane Sandy. Elias Taban, a former child soldier, will be honored for building basic infrastructure, providing employment, and leading peace negotiations among communities in South Sudan. Bunker Roy will be honored for providing community-led development solutions in dozens of countries through his founding and leadership of the Barefoot College. Jessamyn Rodriguez will be honored for founding and leading Hot Bread Kitchen, which blends business and social outcomes. Adam Lowry and Eric Ryan will be honored for their innovation in creating sustainable personal and home care products through Method, a company they co-founded.
In addition to Vice President Joe Biden, appearances include Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan; Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland and president, Mary Robinson Foundation for Climate Justice; Nicholas Kristof, columnist, The New York Times; M. Sanjayan, lead scientist, The Nature Conservancy; and Diana Taylor, managing director, Wolfensohn Fund Management.
The awards feature performances by Elvis Costello, Malian musician Fatoumata Diawara, and The Roots with Randy Jackson who also served as musical producer for the show.
Each year, honorees are nominated based on their visionary leadership, demonstrated impact, and sustainable and scalable work in solving global issues. The 2013 Clinton Global Citizen Award recipients include the following outstanding leaders from government, civil society, and the private sector:
Joe misses his Tuesday morning breakfasts with Hillary.
And Malala thinks Hillary should be POTUS. We know she is a very smart young lady.