The CEO of GACH Global Abubakary Jawara has been awarded African Union Youth Ambassador Status in the Security Council by the African Union Youth Assembly (AUYA).
With this award, Mr. Jawara is expected to serve as a powerful Voice for the African Youth and young people of The Gambia, the continent, and across the globe, and represent the interest of the youth at strategic engagements.
AUYA is a powerful inter-continental wide African parliamentary General youth Assembly, which operates as the Youth Government’s Treaty Body in Africa with 54 African countries as permanent signatories to the Youth Charter and 54 Youth-Presidents Elected from each country from the African continent in addition to 141 foreign Representatives with a total reach of 195 countries.
It says Mr. Jawara has been awarded in recognition of his commitments to Africa’s quest for development Mr. Jawara was given the award in Kenya on Sunday at a High-Level Symposium on Human Security & Governance in Africa attended by former Kenyan vice president, Raila Odinga, and other dignitaries.
Presenting the award to Mr. Jawara, the AUYA Country President Elect Kenya, Antony Manyara said the award is conferred on Jawara to mobilise Youth towards the Agenda 2063- The Africa We Want.
He said the award is a voluntary appointment to champion the African Union Agenda 2063 and the UN Resolution 2050 which promotes Youth, Peace, and Security, where Mr. Jawara shall work towards the promotion of youth, Peace, and Security in his jurisdiction and across the Globe, “With full paraphernalia and privileges of office.”
He added that the Organization shall assist Mr. Jawara in any way possible to offer him special opportunities throughout his Diplomatic journey, from networking privileges to special Accreditations to aid his service in working closely with Diplomatic Missions, Government offices, Embassies, CSOs, United Nations agencies, and other international organizations in your country and around the world.
Speaking shortly after receiving the award, the GACH CEO Abubakary Jawara expressed gratitude to AUYA for recognising his efforts saying it will serve as motivation for him to do more. He assured the organisation that he will do everything possible to champion its course.