2017 Global Citizen Laureate: William C. Graham
OTTAWA, January 25 2017 – The Honourable William C. Graham has been chosen as this year’s UNA-Canada Global Citizen Laureate.
On May 11, 2017 the UNA-Canada will host the 2017 Global Citizens Gala on his behalf. The event will be taking place at the King Edward Hotel in Toronto.
As a prominent Canadian, Bill Graham has demonstrated a strong dedication to the global community and to security while having created a successful reputation in the fields of law, politics, and academia – both in Canada and internationally. The Global Citizens Dinner will pay special tribute to his uniquely Canadian model of success within the global community. His generous philanthropic commitment to society and his leadership all contribute to building a better world. This is the measure of our Global Citizens Award.
Mr. Bill Graham has previously been recognized for his contributions, commitments and achievements. This is reflected through his many prestigious titles including as a Member of the Order of Canada, Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur, and Honorary Colonel of the Governor General’s Horse Guards.
Kathryn White, President & CEO of the UNA-Canada, and Françoise Bertrand, National Chair, will welcome the 2017 Global Citizen Laureate. “Canada is a growing community of global citizens, increasingly ready to address the pressing challenges of our generation, and generations to come. UNA-Canada is committed to building bridges through youth leadership; inclusive, sustainable societies and contributing to peace.”
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James D. Lee
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