The United Nations Human Settlement Program (UN Habitat) has announced the appointment of Ugwumba Uche Nwosu, President of the Ugwumba Center for Leadership Development in Africa as its Special Youth Envoy.
This appointment was one of the major decisions taken at the partnership meeting held in Nairobi, Kenya with the Head of the Youth and Livelihoods Department of the world body, Mr. Douglas Ragan, in which Remy Chukwunyere, the Executive Director of the Ugwumba Leadership Center was in attendance.
The letter reads in part: “The UN Habitat Special Youth Envoy is the first of its kind and it is conceptualized to be bestowed on an outstanding personality not older than 55 years, who has supported and contributed immensely to the development and empowerment of young people, especially in the areas of employment; leadership; innovation; etc.
As the UN Habitat Special Youth Envoy, you shall:
- Deliver a keynote address at the Youth Assembly during the 11th edition of the UN Habitat World Urban Forum in Poland;
- Encourage youths from across the African continent to attend the Forum in Poland;
- Be a Special Guest at all UN Habitat’s events, where you would advocate for issues that affect youths, globally.”
The Board and Management of the Ugwumba Leadership Center hereby congratulate our President, for yet another international honour and recognition.
To God be the glory!