A recognition for the determination and fight of this courageous mother. Latifa Ibn Ziaten was awarded in New York by the Global Hope Coalition and UNESCO. During this ceremony, the president of the very active « Imad Association for Youth and Peace » was awarded in recognition of her efforts spreading violence prevention and combating extremism.
— Latifa Ibn Ziaten (@LatifaIbnZ) September 19, 2017
Five and a half years ago, this courageous mother lost her son in a terrorist attack. Since the drama, she devotes her life to the struggle against the radicalization of young people through the Imad Association for Youth and Peace.
Several other personalities were also honored during this ceremony. This evening of tribute to the heroes of the campaign against extremism was marked by this special recognition granted to King Mohammed VI for his Leadership in the Promotion of Tolerance, handed over to Prince Moulay Rachid. The presidents of Mali and Niger were also awarded.