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Athens Democracy Award Goes to Mozambique's Joaquim Chissano
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21 September 2018

On 21 September 2018 GTP Headlines (Greece) reported: Joaquim Chissano, Mozambique's second president, known for transforming the war-torn country into one of Africa's most successful democracies, was bestowed with the 3rd City of Athens Democracy Award this week by Athens Mayor Georgios Kaminis.

Chissano was selected for the acclaimed award in recognition of his efforts to end the 16-year Mozambican Civil War in 1992 and negotiate a peace treaty with the rebel forces that involved no prosecutions or punishments. . . .

Besides bringing peace, reconciliation, stable democracy and economic progress to Mozambique, . . . Chissano is said to have introduced Transcendental Meditation techniques to government officials, police and military. It is a joy for Global Good News service to feature this news, which indicates the success of the life-supporting programs Maharishi has designed to bring fulfillment to the field of government.

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Global Good News comment:
President Chissano addressed the Global Peace Summit in Kiev, Ukraine in June 2017, hosted by the Global Union of Scientists for Peace. Watch a video of President Chissano's address here (introduced at [:49] by Dr. John Hagelin, International President of the Global Union of Scientists for Peace).

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Joaquim Chissano: Democrat among the despots

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