Solberg wins first Global Citizen Prize

The Norwegian prime minister’s commitment to equal rights for women earns her this recognition Global Citizen Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg has been awarded the inaugural Global Citizen Prize for a World Leader for her unreserved commitment in fighting for the protection of women’s and girls’ rights. Solberg was presented with the award by Graça Machel—politician, humanitarian, and widow of late statesman Nelson Mandela—at the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100, presented and hosted by the Motsepe Foundation, on Dec. 2 in Johannesburg. Machel, who also champions the rights of African women, said acknowledging and celebrating the values of true leadership is at the heart
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