Ronald Lee receives his honourary LLD degree from Chancellor James E. Leech at Queen’s University, November 18, 2014.
Ronald Lee with Yul Brynner at the UN in New York May 31, 1978 as part of a delegation composed of Yul Brynner, Ian Hancock, John Tene and Ronald Lee. This was the official presentation of the Petition from the Romani Union representing the Roma in 32 countries requesting status in the UN as a people without a country. Ron Lee carried the first Canadian Romani flag made by his daughter Diana “Johnny” Lee. In 1979 the UN granted the Romani Union status of an NGO Third Class with consultative status to the UN.
Professor Hedina Sijerčić presenting Ronald Lee with the Šaip Jusuf Award for Romani Language and Literature, December 14, 2012.