Ghanaian named as 1 of 100 people for historic UN event in New York

Ghanaian named as 1 of 100 people for historic UN event in New York

- A Ghanaian named Desmond Alugnoa has been invited to the first-ever United Nations youth climate summit in New York

- The event brings together 100 participants who would interact with decision-makers to help bring solutions to climatic challenges

- Alugnoa was selected because of his passion for the provision of solutions to challenges of the climate

Desmond Alugnoa, who has been recognized as a climate and youth empowerment advocate, has been invited to be part of the United Nation’s (UN) first-ever youth climate summit.

The event would take place on Saturday, September 21, 2019, in New York City in the United States of America (USA).

YEN.com.gh understands that the event would provide a platform for young leaders interested in championing climate action to display their solutions at the UN.

Ghanaian named as 1 of 100 people for historic UN event in New York

Desmond Alugnoa Source: Starrfm.com.gh
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They would also be given the opportunity to engage in a meaningful way with decision-makers on pertinent issues.

Per a report by starrfm.com.gh, the event is recognized as the first to bring together young leaders who are passionate about climate change.

Alugnoa is one of 100 young people invited and given a Green Ticket by the UN so he can share his knowledge at the event.

This follows his resolve to address climate-related crisis and exhibit leadership in providing solutions.

In other news, the northern regional branch of the Ghana National Association of the Deaf (GNAD) has called on Ghanaians to stop giving monies to some beggars.

The association explained that their members have no right to solicit for monies with the use of envelopes.

For that reason, it went on, measures are being implemented to remove such people from the streets.

The general public has also been urged to ignore such beggars as their actions are not in line with the expected standards.

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