AD spokesperson Nighat Urpani awarded TOYP Youth Award
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AD’s spokesperson on Social Protection and Health, Nighat Urpani was awarded the TOYP (Ten Outstanding Young Persons) Award for Moral and Environmental Leadership organised by Junior Chamber International Malta (JCI). The other nominee for the same category was Cyrus Engerer from the Nationalist Party. The judging process was based on the nominee’s achievement in 10 categories related to self improvement, politics, business and culture.
Michael Briguglio, AD Chairperson said, “We congratulate Nighat Urpani for her award and congratulate JCI’s sterling work in identifying young people in various fields to encourage them and to give them recognition by presenting them with TOYP award for their work that often goes unnoticed.”
On the 28th of November, JCI Malta honored individuals who have made a positive impact in their communities. JCI is a worldwide federation of young leaders and entrepreneurs, who aim to create better societies by creating better leaders. JCI was founded in Mexico City on December 11, 1944, when representatives from eight nations met to create an organization that would address global concerns. From these eight nations, JCI has grown spanning every continent to include more than 100 nations.
JCI is an international Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) with active participation in the United Nations (UN) system. In this context, JCI has relations with the Office of the UN Secretary General (Secretariat) and a Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).