CHANCELLOR ANGELA MERKEL, PRIME MINISTER NGUYEN TAN DUNG, AND PRIME MINISTER SHINZO ABE ARE NAMED IN HONOR AT GLOBAL CYBERSECURITY DAY

(Boston, 12/08/2015) – Boston Global Forum has named Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel and Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung as the recipients of the World Leader for Peace, Security and Development Award. This Award is granted to individuals whose outstanding achievements have contributed to peace and security within their country and abroad.

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is named as the recipient of The World Leader in Cybersecurity Award which is granted to an individual whose outstanding contributions have led to the advancement of cybersecurity.

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Award recipients are selected by a committee of scholars and public officials, guided by nominations from political, media, academic and civic leaders.

Boston Global Forum will announce the Awards at its “Global Cybersecurity Day”, which will be held on December 12 at 10:00 am at the Harvard University Faculty Club.

A preliminary announcement will occur on December 11 at 10:00 pm, which is 12:00 noon, December 12-Tokyo time.

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