2010 Award Ceremony of the Prize

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Plaza de Mayo Grandmothers to receive Félix Houphouët-Boigny Peace Prize at UNESCO Headquarters

The Prize for 2010 has been awarded to The Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo, a non-governmental organization based in Argentina, in recognition of its tireless battle over more than thirty years in favour of human rights, justice and peace.

The ceremony for the award of the Prize will be held at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris on 14 September 2011 at 3:00 p.m.

Heads of State, French and foreign dignitaries are expected. The President of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, Alassane Dramane Ouattara and President Bédié have already confirmed their presence.

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