UNACWCA Ghana swears in new ambassadors

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The United Nations Association Commission for Women and Children Affairs Ghana (UNACWCA) has sworn in its latest ambassadors.

The ambassadors decorated as Goodwill Ambassadors will champion the cause of better living standards among women and children.

The ceremony which took place at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC) saw 15 goodwill ambassadors sworn in and a host of others taking their oath online.

The Goodwill Ambassadors were sworn in by Her Ladyship Justice Hafisata Amaleboba of the High Court of Ghana.

In his keynote address, the guest speaker, President General, Chief Executive Officer and Chief UN Ambassador of the Word of Life Ministries International and Vice President of the International Third World Leaders Association in charge of the UN and Diplomatic Affairs, Dr. Philip S. Phinn charged the new ambassadors to have a vision and execute their duties to the best of their abilities.

Giving an acceptance speech, UK Goodwill Ambassador Mavis Amankwah, who joined virtually, encouraged her colleagues to take advantage of technology.

She said the use of technology can make the world a better place for women and children.

“When I was asked to do this, I was in two minds. I wasn’t sure if it was something I wanted to do so I went and thought about it and said definitely. I am so honored and privilege to be a part of this great initiative. I and some of my colleagues here in the UK are definitely going to be working to make a difference. To work towards policy for women and children in Ghana and across the world on behalf of the UNACWAC.

“It is my very honorable pleasure and the great thing is we have technology and my message today is that you should use technology to raise awareness on the affairs of women and young children.

“We should technology to donate; we should use technology to show the great works that we are all going to be doing across the world. The great thing is, we can all connect globally. I’m connected to you now 3,000 miles away in the UK and it’s just such a great pleasure. So to me, I am really excited and I’m really honored,” she stated.

Goodwill Ambassador, Rev. Daniel Asiedu also emphasized that all of his colleagues were up to the task despite the challenges ahead.

Notable among the goodwill ambassadors were Ghanaian Gospel Musician Ohemaa Mercy, Highlife Artiste Kuami Eugene and Nana Otimpie Aben Ababio Otumfuohene Sasaamo Paninhene II.

Vanessa Calys-Tagoe
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