The publisher of Pointblank News, Jackson Ude has been conferred with the award of Centre for Peace Studies (CPS) Peace Ambassador Award by the independence juries of the Centre for Peace Studies Sri Lanka. This is as a result of his outstanding contribution to the media sector, his stand against corruption and advocate for good governance and democracy. The laurel bestowed on Ude according to the letter signed by Prof Dr. Riyas Sulaima Lebbe, Executive Director CPS is to promote United Nations sustainable development goal 2030 as volunteer worldwide and to create a better world for future generation. The top rated journalist was nominated by Dr. Charles Wratto.
CPS also urged Ude to stand up for those suffering in the world and to make urgent progress towards a peaceful resolution adding that in doing so, the CPS can give meaning to its vision of a “Reconciliation through Tolerance” that will act in the collective interest and fulfill every humans responsibilities on the land.
National Waves gathered that CPS Sri Lanka which is committed to peace and human security has over 100 Peace Ambassadors in 22 countries.
The CPS-Peace Ambassador of the year 2019 award is scheduled to take place on Saturday, October 5, 2019 in Colombo, Sri Lanka at the BMICH (Jasmin Hall) at 2.30PM.