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UN Women for Peace
Luncheon
United Nations Headquarters
New York City
March 6, 2015

Opposite Photo: Ron Howard, Mrs. Ban Soon-tae, Muna Rihani al_Nasser, Paul Bettany
Photo Credit: Clint Spaulding /PatrickMcMullan.com

 

 


The UN Women for Peace Association (UNWFPA) gave their annual awards this year to Actor/Director Paul Bettany, Chairman and CEO of The Kraft Group Robert Kraft, and Bond No. 9. The Awards Luncheon ceremony celebrating International Women’s Day was held on March 6, 2015 at 11:30am at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. The event was in collaboration with the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC). Academy Award-winner Ron Howard introduced Bettany before he received UNWFPA’s Humanitarian Award. Jennifer Connelly, Bettany’s wife, was also in attendance, along with Rita Cosby, Richard Lui, Somaly Mam, AnnaLynne McCord, and Anna Strasberg. Participant in the ceremony also included UN officials and ambassadors, as well as a slew of philanthropists, celebrities, and members of the media. UNWFPA Patron H.E. Mrs. Ban Soon-taek, spouse of UN Secretary-General H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, and UNWFPA Board Chair Muna Rihani Al-Nasser, presented the awards. Robert Kraft received UNWFPA’s Achievement Award. Laurice Rahmé accepted the UNWFPA Peace Award on behalf of Bond No. 9.




Robert Kraft, Jennifer Connely, Paul Bettany and Ron Howard
Photo Credit: Clint Spaulding/PatrickMcMullan.com


Muna Rihani al_Nasser, Robert Kraft and Mrs. Ban Soon-tae
Photo Credit: Clint Spaulding/PatrickMcMullan.com

Guests included: Geoffrey Bradfield, Anna Scott Carter, Jennifer Connelly, Rita Cosby, Asha Curran, Dee Dee Taylor Eustace, Susan Gutfreund, Ron Howard, Jana Jaffe, Lakshmi Puri, Francine Lefrak, Denise Lefrak, Somaly Mam, Annalynne McCord, Uma Pemmaraju, Alexandra Richards, HRH Prince Alexander and HRH Princess Catherine of Serbia, Miss USA Nia Sanchez, Sana Sabbagh, Patt Tigrett Kerr, Jackie Wilson, Bruce Winston, and Stephanie Winston Wolkoff.


 


 

 

 

 

 

 


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