A member of the Enugu State House of Assembly and eminent frontline youth politician representing Ezeagu Constituency and Chairman House Committee on Works, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development in Enugu State House of Assembly, Hon. Chima Obieze, has been invited as a speaker and special guest of honor at this year’s United Nations Future Leaders Model Summit holding in Istanbul, Turkey.
In a letter signed by H.E. Ambassador Fawad Ali Langah who is the head of outreach for the Future Leaders Model United Nations and addressed to Hon. Obieze stated, “We would take the honor and pleased to invite you as our SPEAKER and GUEST OF HONOUR at FUTURE LEADERS MODEL UN 2021, we observe how active and supportive you are towards youth empowerment and development; therefore, we believe that your participation, sharing your expertise and experiences will surely enlighten the future leaders who are going to gather at this great learning platform”.
The letter of invitation noted that right before the global pandemic, COVID-19, the world had witnessed a gathering of over 150 diversified participants from more than 45 nations at the inaugural edition of Future Leaders Model United Nations Istanbul in February 2020. It stated that the participants of the event debated, negotiated, and by using their exceptional diplomatic skills, drove resolutions on key global issues.
In highlighting the broad participation, the organizers stated that the Future Leaders Model United Nations 2020 was honored to welcome the Counsel General of Brazil as the Chief Guest, along with the official spokesperson of UNHCR Turkey, Officials from UNDP Turkey and UN Turkey Association, Former President of Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan, Advocate General Baluchistan, Government of Pakistan, Officials of Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum who also endorsed the conference as a guest of honors.
The invitation which was extended to Hon. Obieze to speak at this year 2021 submit is a testament to Hon. Obieze’s firm involvement in matters of national development and pursuit of meaningful engagements for the benefits of Nigerian youths. Speaking on the invitation, Hon. Obieze said “I am delighted to join other humanitarians and advocates of global peace, this year, in Turkey to continue to advance our collective belief and faith in a globalized world, a world where there will be peace and in which the talents of our youths will find the meaningful expression.”