The United Nations Development Program appointed Dr. Salwa Ghaddar Youness as Ambassador of the “Together Towards Sustainable Development” (T2SD) initiative on November 20th 2015, due to her numerous social and humanitarian achievements for more than 35 years.
Ambassador Dr. Youness was appointed Worldwide Ambassador for the IOISCW .The appointment ceremony took place at the Grand Ballroom at Intercontinental Phoenicia Hotel Beirut.
Given her vital role in promoting dialogue between different religions and faiths, the CHW granted her membership to the Advisory Board Council that only consists of honorary members such as former heads of state and politicians, philanthropists, distinguished clergymen from different religious denominations and business people. The mission of the Advisory Board Council is to promote the CHW worldwide and help it achieve its objectives. She is the first Lebanese woman to be given such title.
More than 150 recognition trophies or certificates have
been given to H.E Dr. Youness in recognition of her outstanding and personal commitment to
humanitarian and social engagement in Lebanon and abroad. Due to the large amount we have only mentioned the most prestigious ones:
The Patriarchal Monastery of Sayednaya
The Arab Family organization
The Syriac Orthodox Archidiocese of Mount Lebanon
The Internal Security Forces ‘ General Director General Ashraf Rifi
The Lebanese Army Commandor General Kahwaji
The Lebanese Army Commandor General Joseph Aoun
The Lebanese Council for Women https://youtu.be/V5pQHbCcclY
The National Organization for the Lebanese Child, where Dr. Noor Salman described Dr. Salwa Ghaddar Youness as ''the woman who works silently, meeting the poor's needs throughtout Lebanon.''
The Arab Union for Volontary work in the Arab League headquarters in Cairo
from Former President of the Republic of Sudan- Field Marshal Siwar Al Dahab