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Young Nigerian Journalist Wins UN Award


The United Nations Office for Partnership, UNOP, and PVBLIC Foundation, would on Thursday 6th September 2018, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, honor Comrade Chukwuma Nzeh, Coordinator, Young Journalists Forum, Nigeria with the Media for Social Impact Leadership Council Membership and Award, for his sustained Advocacies on meeting the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs.

This was conveyed in a letter signed by the Chairman, PVBLIC Foundation, Sergio Fernandez de Cordova, and reads in part “Congratulations! On behalf of the United Nations Office for Partnerships & PVBLIC Foundation, we are honored to inform you that you have been selected to receive The Media for Social Impact Leadership Council Award!”

“We invite you to join the Leadership Council awardees for the 5th annual Media for Social Impact Summit, held at the United Nations in New York City, on September 6th, 2018.”

“The Leadership Council is comprised of thought-leaders from their respective industries and nominated for this honor by their peers.”

” It is one of the highest honors awarded by the social sector for the media and technology industries. This distinction is reserved for true media and technology leaders who have impacted their communities and have mobilized the changed in their industries, with their innovative approach and creative ideas.”

” These leaders exemplify a strong drive to make a positive impact and have dedicated their work in media to help advance and create awareness around social impact.”

“The Media for Social Impact Summit is an exclusive, invitation-only event, that unites representatives of media and technology companies, with senior UN executives and communications specialists, to highlight the power of media and technology to drive social
change and build lasting partnerships that further social progress.”

“As a respected and forward-thinking leader in your field, we sincerely hope you will confirm your nomination to the Leadership Council” The website for the event is:

Nzeh, is the only West African on the list of with a Kenyan Israel is a great achievement for us at the Young Journalists Forum, the NUJ, for Nigeria, West Africa, for the Embassy of Ecuador, and former Ambassador Leopoldo Rovayo Verdesoto, emeritus Ambassador.
Nzeh would also be part of Nigeria’s delegation to the Third Annual “Pan Africanism Today” conference to take place in Ghana from September 21st to 24th, 2018.

Signed Comrade Moses John,

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