Professor Lynn Davies presented with the Sir Brian Urquhart award

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Professor Lynn Davies has just been awarded the Sir Brian Urquhart award for Distinguished Service to the UN and its goals by a UK citizen.  This was in recognition for her work in international education, support to UN agencies and contribution to building social cohesion in fragile states. The award was presented by UNA-UK on United Nations day on October 23rd 2014 at a reception in London hosted by the Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco and UNA-UK. 

Lynn Davies is Emeritus Professor of International Education in the School of Education, University of Birmingham, where her interests are in the fields of education and conflict, education and extremism and education in fragile contexts.