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Drawing in the youth on national improvement is significant – Emmanuel Ametepey

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“Nkabom-Journey for Development” a webinar series initiated by the Abibiman Foundation and Abibiman Global has ended its second edition on Saturday 25th July 2020 on Zoom.

The webinar was held to connect with partners on the issues concerning national turn of events and how to guarantee it.

The program was graced by very much educated pundits which incorporate; Mr. John Yorke, Ms Ohenewaa Constance Ankoma and Mr. Emmanuel Ametepey close by a solid and steady host Elegance Asare of TV3 on the theme “the effect of free, reasonable and believable decisions on the national turn of events”.

Mr. Emmanuel Ametepey, Official Executive of Youth Promoters Ghana (YAG) expressed that they need to have youngsters take an interest informative issues is significant yet it troublesome and costly to get to certain political stages.

“even though the youth are the majority, we do not have that opportunity to really participate in the political process, either by way of standing up in an election or by way of contesting in an election, because of how expensive the electoral process has become, so very often young people do not have that chance to go to parliament at the younger age, we are fortunate to even have honourable Francisca to have been elected to parliament in the last election at the age of 25, we often don’t see that happening because of the issues of the electoral process,” he said.

He called on the youth to set out to take up administration position.

“one of the important goals for young people is to take up leadership positions and to make themselves available to get involved in politics and when I say getting involved in politics, I am not only looking at it from standing out to contest as a member of parliament but throughout the political party processes right from the party level to the national election level, we must encourage, the youth to get involved” he noted.

In the interim, the third edition of the webinar series will be held on 8th August 2020.

Background 

Abibiman Foundation is a Non-Profit Oriented, Non-Partisan, Non-Governmental Organization (RGD G5, 895, DSW 2525), established in 2000 and dedicated to the promotion of a culture of peace and amelioration of conflicts, wars and refugees situations.

It seeks to do these through the promotion of knowledge which is based on cultural, civic, human and environmental rights to positively impacts on democracy, good governance and development. Abibiman Foundation, therefore, promotes cultural, formal and non-formal education as well as technical and vocational skill development to enhance employment and job opportunities for a better standard of human.

It focuses attention and resources on promoting the balance between the biodiversity our ecosystem and sustainable development, and the implications of the environment, land and water usage (agriculture, mining and infrastructure development, etc.), land degradation and climate change. The Foundation upholds the principles of the United Nations, African Union and the eight (8) Africa Regional Economic Communities (ECOWAS, AMU, CEN-SAD, COMESA, EAC, ECCAS, IGAD and SADC).

Abibiman Foundation is, therefore, an accredited member of the UNFCCC, UNGC, GEF, UNCAC Coalition and ECOSOC of the United Nations.

By Amos Ekow Coffie  |  talksafrica.com

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