The ceremony of giving the international award “Woman of courage” for Albania

The ceremony of giving the international award “Woman of courage” for Albania

On March 12, the Ambassador of the American Embassy in honor of Mrs. Vera Lesko hosted the ceremony of giving the international award “Woman of courage” for Albania with motivation: We honor the courage and leadership in advocating the rights of women.

Mr. John Withers praised the great contribution that Mrs. Vera Lesko has given during these 12 years in the fight against human trafficking.

Albanian parliamentary deputies, leaders of the high state institutions, leaders of high local government, and representatives of international organizations, civil society and major media in the country participated in this ceremony.

The receipt pf the award of Mrs. Vera Lesko honors Vatra`s staff but at the same time obliges us to the greater responsibility to continue the work, in order to fulfill the mission for which Vatra was created.

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