Taiwan announces $500,000 donation to Nadia’s Initiative at the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS Ministerial

Ambassador Kao stated that the $500,000 donation will be used to support “Nadia’s Initiative,” an international NGO dedicated to assisting the Yazidi people of Iraq that suffered genocide and religious persecution at the hands of ISIS. The founder of the organization and 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Nadia Murad, is a leading advocate for fellow survivors of genocide and sexual violence. Nadia’s Initiative has received international recognition and support from the United States, France, the United Kingdom, the United Nations, and others. During the Ministerial, Ms. Murad was honored by U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, and personally conveyed her appreciation of Taiwan’s contribution to Ambassador Kao.

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