Québec Premier Jean Charest received the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service during a ceremony held in Montréal.
The award provides recognition for the tireless work of political, scientific, artistic and economic leaders who have helped improve society. Former recipients include Colin Powell, Brian Mulroney, Lula da Silva and Henry Kissinger.
Based in the United States, the prestigious Woodrow Wilson Center organizes certain activities with a focus on Québec, including seminars and lectures. Québec and the Woodrow Wilson Center have been partners for several years under a collaborative arrangement.