Awards & Honours Current Affairs - 2019
Awards and Honours in Current Affairs 2019 with latest winners of various awards in India and world. Current Affairs list of awards and prize won in India and world for 2019.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the 2019 ‘Global Goalkeeper Award’ by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation at a ceremony held on the sidelines of United Nation General Assembly (UNGA) meeting in New York City, US.
PM Modi was honoured with international award for his leadership of Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan (or Swachh Bharat Mission), which he had launched on 2 October 2014 as a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi.
About Global Goalkeepers Award
The awards were started by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
The year 2019 marks the fourth annual Global Goals Awards.
The Goalkeepers award seeks to bring together leaders from across the world to accelerate progress for ending poverty and fighting inequality.
Receiving the award is a special recognition and honour that celebrates political leader who has shown their commitment to Global Goals by impactful work in their native country and/or globally.
About Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan
SBA is an ambitious mission that seeks to improve cleanliness through solid and liquid waste management and making villages across India open-defecation free (ODF). It also aims to accelerate the efforts to achieve universal sanitation coverage in India by 2019 as a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary. It is also the world’s largest behavioural change programme.
As of now, 90 million toilets have been built across country to eliminate open defecation by 2 October 2019. Also, currently 98% of India’s villages have rural sanitation coverage instead of 38% in 2014.
Tags: Gates Foundation • Global Goalkeepers Award • Narendra Modi • Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan
The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony was held on 22 September 2019, at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles, California, US. The annual award honored the best in U.S. prime time TV programmes from 1 June 2018 until 31 May 2019. The awards are chosen by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
List of winners at 71st Primetime Emmy Awards 2019:
IN COMEDY SERIES CATEGORY
Outstanding Lead Actor: Bill Hader for Barry
Outstanding Lead Actress: Phoebe Waller-Bridge for Fleabag
Outstanding Supporting Actor: Tony Shalhoub for The Marvelous Mrs Maisel
Outstanding Supporting Actress: Alex Borstein for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Outstanding Writing: Phoebe Waller-Bridge for Fleabag
Outstanding Directing: Harry Bradbeer for Fleabag
IN LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE CATEGORY
Outstanding Lead Actor: Jharrel Jerome for When They See Us
Outstanding Lead Actress: Michelle Williams for Fosse/Verdon
Outstanding Supporting Actor: Ben Whishaw for A Very English Scandal
Outstanding Supporting Actress: Patricia Arquette for The Act
Outstanding Directing: Johan Renck for Chernobyl
Outstanding Writing: Craig Mazin for Chernobyl
Outstanding Television Movie: Black Mirror: Bandersnatch
Outstanding Limited Series: Chernobyl
Outstanding Competition Program: RuPaul’s Drag Race
IN VARIETY SERIES CATEGORIES
Outstanding Directing for a Variety Series: Don Roy King for Saturday Night Live
Outstanding Variety Sketch Series: Saturday Night Live
Outstanding Writing for a Variety Talk Series: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
Outstanding Variety Talk Series: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
IN DRAMA SERIES CATEGORY
Outstanding Lead Actor: Billy Porter for Pose
Outstanding Lead Actress: Jodie Comer for Killing Eve
Outstanding Supporting Actor: Peter Dinklage for Game of Thrones
Outstanding Writing: Jesse Armstrong for Succession
Outstanding Supporting Actress: Julia Garner for Ozark
Outstanding Director: Jason Bateman for Ozark
Outstanding Drama Series: Game of Thrones
Outstanding Comedy Series: Fleabag