J509

Honoring Alphonso David upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of the Kofi Annan Leadership Award by FACE Africa on March...

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J509



Senate Resolution No. 509

BY: Senator PARKER

HONORING Alphonso David upon the occasion of his
designation as recipient of the Kofi Annan
Leadership Award by FACE Africa on March 20, 2021

WHEREAS, The unity of our State and Nation is built upon the
compassion of individuals such as Alphonso David who uphold the values
of community life and who, through their great actions, epitomize the
best of humanity; and

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Alphonso
David upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of the Kofi
Annan Leadership Award by FACE Africa at its Annual WASH Gala at home;
due to the ongoing global pandemic, this auspicious event will be held
virtually on Saturday, March 20, 2021; and

WHEREAS, Called upon to contribute his time and talents to countless
civic and charitable endeavors, Alphonso David has always given of
himself unstintingly; and

WHEREAS, As President of Human Rights Watch, Alphonso David has
tirelessly worked to defend the rights of people in 90 countries
worldwide, spotlighting abuses and bringing perpetrators to justice; and

WHEREAS, Throughout the entire period of his community service, a
period of constructive involvement, Alphonso David has stood constant in
dignity, good grace and humor; and

WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an
individual for the benefit of others which Alphonso David has displayed
throughout his life; and

WHEREAS, It has always been the objective of this Legislative Body
to honor and support those individuals who have displayed their
commitment to the betterment of their communities, and it is the intent
of this Legislative Body to inscribe upon its records, this tribute to
Alphonso David, that future generations may know and appreciate his
admirable character, his many benevolent deeds, and the respect and
esteem in which he is held by his peers; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Alphonso David upon the occasion of his designation as recipient
of the Kofi Annan Leadership Award by FACE Africa at its Annual WASH
Gala on March 20, 2021; and it be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Alphonso David.

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  • 18 / Mar / 2021
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 23 / Mar / 2021
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 23 / Mar / 2021
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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