Former UB student to represent Cameroon at 2020 Global Peace Chain Summit in Istanbul

Former UB student to represent Cameroon at 2020 Global Peace Chain Summit in Istanbul

Former University of Buea, UB, student, Tekang Kwachuh has won a Fully Funded seat in this year’s Global Peace Chain Summit to be staged in Istanbul, Turkey from the 15th to 18th of October 2020.

This year’s theme for Global Peace Chain Summit will provide an opportunity for students and young leaders to bring solutions and projects on “Reshaping Youth Response to UNSDGs” by participation in different peace sessions, talks, group discussions, and activities with international delegates and speakers.

The topics to be covered during the summit are Peace Education, Global Citizenship, Empowering the Post COVID-19, Youth Leadership for Social Transformation, Youth Engagement in Politics, and Disabling Inequalities.

The summit aims to offer an opportunity for students and young leaders to bring solutions and projects.

Global Peace Summit Turkey 2020 will foster mutual understanding and harness capacity building of youth.

Delegates to the 2020 GPC Summit in Istanbul

Social harmony, exposure, and ideation create a new impact. GPC summit also aims at engaging young people in conflict resolution, amplify their voice for social justice, and create a harmonious environment among communities & societies.

Tekang holds a B.Sc. and an M.Sc. in Political Science from the University of Buea. He is co-founder of the Global Youth Network Platform for Education and Empowerment (GYPEE) which has spread to five continents.

He served as Student Ambassador for the University of Buea American Corner, was Chairman for Saints Peter and Paul University Parish Molyko Buea 2015/2016, served as Secretary-General for the Political Science

 Students Council (POSSCUB) 2012/2013, and has worked and volunteered for the Strategic Center for Peace and Leadership Buea, Integrated Health Organization (IHO) Buea among other organizations piloting justice, peace, environmental, health politico-socio-economic programs among others.

At the end of the Summit, he will be organizing webinars and programs regarding the topics in collaboration with stakeholders, the media, and youth organizations in seeking a peaceful dialogue in the ongoing arm conflict in Cameroon especially as his hometown Mutengene is a theatre of the ongoing political arm conflict in Cameroon.

It should be noted that Global Peace Chain Summit has as motto “Peace by Dialogue” and the event was hosted in 2019 in South Africa and has three categories fully funded, partially funded, and self-funded.

About the author

Atia Azohnwi

I am an enthusiastic, innovative, ready-to-learn and dedicated young Cameroonian capable of adapting and out beating difficult working conditions. I desire to work in an establishment that can utilize my knowledge and experiences in Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, Advertising, Publishing, Political Science and Public Administration. Above all I am proud to be an African, and passionate about impacting society, serving and saving generations. I am a leader by nature, Inquisitive and assertive, very innovative and acquainted to the trends of the New Media, Eloquent Public Speaker and a fine Political Strategist.

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