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Juanes to Receive Atlantic Council Distinguished Leadership Award

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Today, Wednesday, May 1, the Atlantic Council will honour Colombian musician and social activist Juanes with its 2013 Distinguished Humanitarian Award.

Juanes has worked to engage Colombian youth in constructing a more peaceful, secure country through founding Mi Sangre Foundation

The Atlantic Council will present also its top global leadership awards to former US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Chevron Chairman and CEO John S. Watson, and legendary performer and humanitarian Tony Bennett.

Each year at this event, the Atlantic Council recognizes leaders who represent the pillars of the transatlantic relationship: political, business, humanitarian, and artistic achievements.

Past participants and honorees include Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton, Vice President Joe Biden, Admirals Michael Mullen and James Stavridis, business leaders Muhtar Kent of Coca-Cola and Paul Polman of Unilever, humanitarians Bono of U2 and HRH Prince Henry of Wales, and artist Plácido Domingo.

The dinner is one of the most visible and exciting black-tie evenings of the year in Washington, DC, bringing together nearly 900 guests from more than sixty countries, including current and former heads of state, ambassadors, members of Congress, members of the administration, Supreme Court justices, military commanders, and global business leaders.

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