UN Nominates Gbeneol to Represent Africa at ECOSOC Forum

01 Apr 2013

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Dr. Precious Gbeneol

By Senator Iroegbu

The United Nations has invited the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Millennium Development Goals (OSSAP-MDGs), Dr. Precious Gbeneol and her office to make a National Voluntary Presentation on behalf of Africa at the High Level during the Annual Ministerial Review, (AMR) of Substantive Session of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) coming up July 2-29, 2013 in Switzerland.

This was disclosed Monday in a statement signed by the  Deputy Director, Public Relations, OSSAP MDGs, Mrs. Kene Offie, saying that Nigeria will make the presentation on behalf of Africa on the theme; “Science, Technology and Innovation and the potential of culture for promoting sustainable development and achieving the Millennium Development Goals”.

Offie said that  as part of the requirements, the OSSAP-MDGS will on April 4-5, 2013 hold a National Workshop in preparation of a national report that will be presented by the Nigerian Country team led by  Gbeneol, as Nigeria’s National Voluntary Presentation (NVP).

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