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Letter from UN Women Canada to Minister Rona Ambrose

Letter from UN Women Canada to Minister Rona Ambrose

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Office of the President, UN Women National Committee CanadaUnited Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women – Canada),
331 Cooper Street, Suite 502 * Ottawa, Ontario * K2P 0G5
1June 18
, 2012
Honorable Minister Rona AmbroseStatus of Women Canada 123 Slater Street10th Floor -Ottawa, ON K1P 1H9
RE: 2012 United Nations Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN WomenCanada National Committee) “TRIBUTE AWARD” 
Honorable Minister Ambrose,I am most honored to inform you that you have been selected as the recipient of the 12thAnnual UN Women Canada National Committee Award in recognition of your outstandingcontribution to “Gender Equality”For UN Women Canada National, this Recognition is the most prestigious and highesthonour that our organization can bestow. Past recipients have included women and menwho have worked tirelessly to better the lives of women in Canada and across the world inthe spirit of humanitarianism. You will be in the company of exceptional individualsincluding the recipient of the 2009 UNIFEM Canada Award, the Governor General of Canada, the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean; 2010 UN Women Canada award, HonorableBelinda Stronach and Honorable Joy Smith.The Recognition is given to an individual who has contributed significantly to one or more of the following goals, throughout their career, volunteer activities or other endeavours:
Promotion of women's empowerment and gender equality
Elimination of violence against women and girls
Protection and promotion of women's human rights
Strengthening of women's economic capacity
Transformation of government by promoting participation of women in decisionmaking processes
Contribution to a greater awareness of women's issues globallyYour dedicated commitment to the advancement of women and in raising awareness andspreading messages of acceptance and global development around the world, are only a

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