08 Jul 2021 Nigeria-Europe Youths Exchange Program: Georgian-based Global Youth Leader, inspired by interactions with the OCI Foundation, aims to start program by 2022
Following recent interactions with the OCI Foundation’s Founder (Dr Chris Ifediora) and National Champion (Rev Dr Austin Epunam), Mr Gaga Mumladze, an Environmentalist and Global Youth Leader from Georgia, is committed to finding ways of commencing a youths exchange program between Nigerians Europeans, starting from 2022.
Mr Gaga was among the four global youth leaders (from the Gambia, Georgia and South Africa) that gathered in the City of Abuja, the capital city of Nigeria, under the aegis of the Global Youth Leaders Network (GYLeN), for a one-day summit on International Strategic Engagement on Nation Building and Award Presentation (Sunday, May the 30th, 2021).
Rev Dr Austin Epunam, the OCI Foundation’s National Champion and the Founder of the Sweet Home Africa Humanitarian Foundation (SHAHF), was instrumental to ensuring a smooth stay for the youth leaders, during their 2-week stay in Nigeria (from late May, 2021). At the summit, GYLeN honoured the OCI Foundation’s President, Dr Chris Ifediora with an award as on “Selfless Humanitarian Service to Humanity“.
GYLeN “is an intellectual and ideological organization” with memberships from over 60 countries around the world, which provides a platform for the breeding of ideas among the youths, globally. During their Nigerian Summit in May, the global youth leaders also paid exciting tributes to the OCI Foundation and its novel anti-breast and anti-cervical cancer initiative, the Arm Our Youths (ArOY) Health Campaign.
Tributes from 4 different global youth leaders
The ArOY Health Campaign which is a Harvard and WHO-endorsed novel initiative that seeks to introduce anti-breast and anti-cervical cancer teachings into the curriculum of all senior secondary schools in Nigeria. The Campaign also provides a highly-subsidized digital cervical cancer screening service for Nigerians, along with a freely-available mobile phone application that assists all Nigerians with information and location of cancer services around the Country. Details of the ArOY Health Campaign can be found HERE.