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Mr. Khalil Abboud, Member of the Board of the Lebanese-Korean Friendship Association has been Nominated As Goodwill Ambassador  by The Tipperary Peace Convention in Ireland,  in a private ceremony at USEK- Kaslik.  Lebanon

    Beirut, – Mr. Khalil Abboud, Member of the Board of the Lebanese-Korean Friendship Association;  and vice-student affairs at USEK,  has been Nominated As Goodwill Ambassador  by The Tipperary Peace Convention in Ireland in a private ceremony at USEK campus-Kaslik. on Wednesday , November 2nd, 2011,  at 5:00 p.m.  at the Jean Hawa Auditorium – Bldg.H  – Holy Spirit University of  Kaslik’  main campus.  The official presentation to Mr. Abboud will take place in Tipperary Town in April 2012, with the exact date to be confirmed later in the New Year

    The Tipperary Peace Convention is an Irish internationally well renowned NGO known for its endeavours and promotion of culture and peace. The Tipperary Peace annual Award was founded in 1984 with the first recipient being the late Seán McBride, one of the founders of Amnesty International

   The principal aim of the Peace Award is to give recognition to those who promote the ideals of peace and peaceful co-operation both in Ireland and abroad.    Over the past years, the Peace Prize has been awarded to a range of peacemakers.    Some have taken centre stage while others have worked behind the scenes, in brokering peace accords under the most difficult of circumstances.    The recipients are extraordinary achievers, who have overcome innumerable Everest’s along the way, in order to achieve the unthinkable and include

 Former South African President Nelson Mandela

Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev

 The late Senator Gordon Wilson

 Live-Aid organiser Bob Geldof

 Norwegians Mona Juul & Terje Larsen

 Former U.S. President Bill Clinton

 U.S. Senator George Mitchell

John O’Shea, Founder of GOAL

The late Rafic Hariri, Former Prime Minister of Lebanon

 The Most Rev Dr, The Lord Robin Eames

 The former Prime Minister of Pakistan, the late Benazir Bhutto

 The Cluster Munition Coalition

The late Senator Edward Kennedy & Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith

Afghan Human Rights Activist, Dr Sima Samar (last year’s recipient)


 Tipperary   ( Irish:
Tiobraid Árann )
is a town and a civil parish in South Tipperary
in Ireland.
Its population was 4,415 at the 2006 census.   It is also an ecclesiastical
in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cashel and Emly,
and is in the historical barony
of Clanwilliam.    The town is situated on the N24 route
between Limerick City
and Waterford City.   A railway station
follows a line of the same route, but has an infrequent service.

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