Tree of Peace, 2014

On September 08, 2014, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina received 'Tree of Peace', a memento from  UNESCO in recognition of her outstanding contribution to promotion of girls' and women's education. Before handing over the memento, the UNESCO director general said: "Her Excellency Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is a strong advocate on world stage in girls and women education, a certain prerequisite for political and economic empowerment."