cafebabel.com wins third prize for UN and BMW Group Intercultural Innovation Awards in Doha, Qatar!

Article published on Dec. 12, 2011
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Article published on Dec. 12, 2011
Dear cafebabel.com collaborators, Congratulations to you all!! On 12 December we won third prize for the Intercultural Innovation Awards in Doha, Qatar on the occasion of the fourth United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Forum.

AgdJoScCIAAZgNE.jpg This prize was given by Princess Rym Ali of Jordan to cafebabel.com for our outstanding contribution to Intercultural journalism with our annual series of Europe on the ground projects, which some of you have participated in as writers, translators and local team members.

picture_awards_ceremonybanki.jpgThe award-winners with Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations in Doha, Qatar

A 5000$ grant will be rewarded by the BMW group and the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations along with a one-year follow up in for our project.

This is worldwide recognition for cafebabel.com and the outstanding work we are all doing - whether it is thanks to you as volunteers across Europe or the team of professionals in Paris.

picture_awards_ceremonyjorge.jpgThe award-winners with Jorge Sampaio, former president of Portugal and High Representative for the Alliance of Civilization and Konstanze Carreras, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility of BMW Group

Congratulations again to all of you! We are doing a great job and this kind of award proves that we deserve it.

From Doha with love,

Alexandre Heully Délégué général - Executive director