THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC AWARDED THE GOLDEN CROSS OF THE ORDER OF BENEFICENCE TO MARIANNA V. VARDINOYANNIS

The Golden Cross of the Order of Beneficence was awarded by H.E. the President of the Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou to UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Mrs Marianna V. Vardinoyannis, on Wednesday 9 September 2020, honouring her for her exceptional service to the homeland and for her philanthropy, which has been recognised internationally by the UN with the…

TELECONFERENCE BETWEEN THE DIRECTOR GENERAL OF UNESCO MRS AUDREY AZOULAY AND MARIANNA V. VARDINOYANNIS

An in-depth discussion on important issues concerning Greece, but also the world community, between the Director General of UNESCO Mrs. Audrey Azoulay and the Goodwill Ambassador of UNESCO Mrs. Marianna V. Vardinoyannis, took place on Monday 31 August 2020. The teleconference was held on the occasion of the recent recognition of Mrs. Vardinoyannis with the…

STATEMENT FROM UNESCO FOR THE “2020 UNITED NATIONS NELSON ROLIHLAHLA MANDELA PRIZE” AWARDED TO MRS. MARIANNA V. VARDINOYANNIS

The Nelson Rohilhalha Mandela prize is awarded to Marianna V. Vardinoyannis to recognize the achievement of 30 years fighting child cancer through her two Foundations dedicated to children: she gave one Foundation her name, and the other is ELPIDA Friends’ Association of Children with cancer. Marianna V. Vardinoyannis shares this prize with Dr Morissanda Kouyaté…

THE “NELSON MANDELA PRIZE 2020” OF THE UNITED NATIONS AWARDED TO MARIANNA V. VARDINOYANNIS

The “Nelson Mandela Prize 2020”, the highest honor for humanitarian work, was awarded to the UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Mrs Marianna V. Vardinoyannis, by the United Nations General Assembly. The award ceremony was held in the presence of H.E. the President of the UN General Assembly Mr. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande and H.E. the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres…

The Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs honors Mrs Marianna V. Vardinoyannis for her distinction with the “Nelson Mandela Prize 2020” of the United Nations

Minister Mr. Nikos Dendias congratulated Mrs Marianna V. Vardinoyannis for this great honor, saying: “Your award is a real recognition by the largest International Organization in the world for your efforts to protect human and child rights, especially the rights of children. For the struggle for survival and the improvement of their living conditions, the…

MARIANNA V. VARDINOYANNIS MEETING WITH H.E. THE PRESIDENT OF THE HELLENIC REPUBLIC KATERINA SAKELLAROPOULOU

H.E. The President of the Hellenic Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, had a meeting with the Goodwill Ambassador of UNESCO, Mrs. Marianna V. Vardinoyannis on Friday, June 12 2020. Mrs. Vardinoyannis thanked Mrs. Sakellaropoulou for the kind invitation to the Presidential Palace. It gave her the opportunity to inform the President in detail about her initiatives not…

“Thermopylae and Salamis: The Triumph of Will” Marianna V. Vardinoyannis discusses with Helene Ahrweiler

The timeless messages of the Battle of Salamis and the Battle of Thermopylae, in a critical period for humanity, were discussed at the 5th Delphi Economic Forum by the Goodwill Ambassador of UNESCO and President of the Honorary Committee of the Anniversary Year “Thermopylae – Salamina 2020”, Marianna V. Vardinoyannis and the Rector of the University…