Santos will continue to support the 7th season of the Men of Honour Awards worth K25, 000 as the Highlands regional sponsor.
The Men of Honour Campaign is a peace building initiative by Digicel PNG Foundation that focuses on positive behavior with the aim to break the cycle of violence in PNG. So far 95 men across the country have been awarded by Men of Honour Campaign for their outstanding work in their communities to build peace and address drivers of violence in their community.
Three ambassadors will be selected from each of the regions with on ‘Unsung Hero’ award going to an ambassador from each region.
This year will be the third year that Santos has come on board as sponsor for the Men of Honour Awards. Santos PNG Stakeholder Management Senior Vice President, Mr. Wayne Kasou said that it was an easy decision for Santos to continue its support as a sponsor for this season as a company with shared agenda in addressing gender-based violence.
‘’This initiative by Digicel Foundation is important, in terms of creating a platform that recognizes men making a difference in their communities and being role models for other men, women, and children so that everyone can collectively and collaboratively combat gender-based violence in the country.’’
He added that collaboration and partnerships are key to achieving social change in PNG. Meanwhile, Digicel PNG Foundation CEO Serena Sasingian thanked Santos for its continued support with the Men Of Honour Campaign.
“Partnership with the private sector is vital to push social change in the country for the better.”
“We remain grateful to Santos for its support and commitment in helping us drive our peace-building initiative forward, recognizing ordinary men doing extraordinary work through this platform.’’
The Men Of Honour Awards will be hosted at the Apec Haus in Port Moresby on 3rd May 2023.