25 Sep 2020
DiamondWorld Directory
Home |
IDI praises Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf upon winning this year’s Nobel Peace Prize
IDI Chairman Moti Ganz had once referred to her as ‘a new spirit in Africa’
By: Diamond World News Service
Oct 10 2011 6:23PM
Reference: 6384  


The Israeli Diamond Industry praised Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf upon her winning this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. Expressing his views on this, Israel Diamond Institute (IDI) Chairman Moti Ganz repeated similar praise about her leadership, as he did in 2007 when during an official visit by Sirleaf to Israel, the IDI initiated a memorandum of understanding between Liberia and the Israeli Diamond Industry, to foster strategic cooperation between the diamond industries of both countries. At the time Ganz mentioned that President Sirleaf represented “a new spirit in Africa, which brings great hope to the countries in the region. President Sirleaf is a woman of vision who is determined to improve the lot of her country and her people.” Upon her winning this year’s Nobel Peace Prize he noted that “President Sirleaf, the first woman to be democratically elected to head a government in Africa, is a role model to women throughout Africa and the world.”

The Nobel Prize committee cited Sirleaf’s efforts to secure peace in her country, promote economic and social development and strengthen the position of women. Sirleaf herself said that the award was recognition of Liberia’s “many years of struggle for justice, peace and promotion of development.” Along with Sirleaf, two other women - Liberian activist Leymah Gbowee and Yemen’s Tawakkul Karman also won the coveted prize.

Follow DiamondWorld on Instagram: @diamondworldnet
Follow DiamondWorld on Twitter: @diamondworldnet
Follow DiamondWorld on Facebook: @diamondworldnet
Have Your Say
* Your view
* Name:
* Email:
* Town/city:
* Country/State:
*  Company:
*  Name:
*  Mobile:
*  Email:
Subscribe for DiamondWorld weekly Newsletter
HouseAd_Trade Fair
Search News by City
Kosher 23460
Kosher 23460
Recent Issue
Kosher 23460
News in Pictures
Young Diamantaires
Pictures: 16
Stunning Jewellery from Cannes 2019
Pictures: 24
Sparkly Jewels at Oscars 2019
Pictures: 19
Golden Globes 2018
Pictures: 15
Spotted: Who Wore What (December 2018)
Pictures: 4
India Diamond Week
Pictures: 8
Spotted: Who Wore What (October 2018)
Pictures: 7
Spotted: Who Wore What (September 2018)
Pictures: 6
70th Emmy Awards
Pictures: 11
35th India International Jewellery Show 2018
Pictures: 46
JJS - IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2015 powered by GIA
Views: 27282
Diamond World Expert Hour with Evgeny Agureev, Deputy CEO, ALROSA
Views: 1828
GJEPC Chairman Interview
Views: 24280
IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2012 - Part 1
Views: 31603
Promo for IJ Awards 2012 at NDTV Profit
Views: 45921
IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2012- Part 2
Views: 58115
Couture India 2016 - A Business Boutique Show by IJ Magazine
Views: 18600
Savjibhai Dholakiya, Surat Businessman (Diamond Merchant) speaks in Vibrant 2015
Views: 44583
IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2013 - NDTV Video
Views: 42781
Finestar Diamonds
Kosher 250300
Member of:
Supporter of: