The US Chapter of the International Youth Network for UN Security Council Resolution 2250 ( IYNUNSCR2250) was inaugurated at West Palm Beach in Florida on November 11, 2023.
The 1st Session of The Global Youth General Assembly held a series of events on that weekend however the highlight was The Declaration of the United States of America as the Headquarters and The Inauguration and Swearing-in of appointees of the USA Chapter of IYNUNSCR2250.
H.E. Lady Rev. Lilian Sally Addo, Global President of the International Youth Network for UN Security Council Resolution 2250 was on hand to welcome the new appointees and took them through orientation before the swearing-in ceremony.
She took them through diplomacy lessons and made them aware of the expectations required of their new offices. She also announced that the United States is now the Headquarters of the International Youth Network for UN Security Council Resolution 2250 (IYNUNSCR2250).
H.E. Lady Rev. Lilian Sally Addo introduced the new appointees to the Global Patron H.E. Dr. Phillip Phinn and Board members present Hon. Hopeson Adorye, Her Excellency Rev. Dr. Asie Kabuki Ocansey and His Excellency Reverend Dr. Devon Anthony Bannister.
H.E. Evangelist Dr. Charles Nimmo Ntiamoah Mensah (Mr. CNN)- Country Head of the USA Chapter on behalf of his colleagues expressed his appreciation to the Board and assured them that he would rally them to discharge their duties honorably as is expected.
Hon. Raphaelle David Antwi and Hon. Regina Silas were sworn in as Special Advisor to The Global President and 2nd Deputy Special Envoy, respectively. Hon Akua Antwiwaa Fordjour, Global Director for Conferences and Travelling.
The following personalities were sworn in as new appointees of the USA Chapter
H.E. Evang. Dr. Charles Nimmo Ntiamoah Mensah, USA Country Head
Hon. Honorable Sharon Mireku, 1st Deputy County Head, U.S.A
Hon. Nina Rica Ealdama, 4th Deputy Country Head
Hon George Kwasi Bright, Executive Director of Public Relations and Programs
Hon. Gifty Mawutor Avorgbedor -Director of Finance and Administration
Hon. Mrs. Patience Imabong Osage, 1st Vice Chair, New York
Hon. Fiona Brown, Programs Director VA
Hon. Kingsley Abeiku Amoah, 1st Vice Chairman NJ
Hon. Yaa Achampomaa Ofran-Second vice chairperson in NJ
Hon. Thomas Yankey, Georgia Chair
Hon. Prophetess Arimetha Smith, Ohio Chair. Hon. Rev. Dr. Ebenezer Kyere Nkansah – Chairman, Maryland.
Hon. Abimbola Olukoju, 1st Deputy Board Chair, Nigeria was also sworn in.
H.E. Lady Rev. Lilian Sally Addo threw a highlight on UNSCR 2250 and said “On 9 December 2015, the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security (YPS). This resolution is the first to recognize the important and positive role young women and men play in maintaining and promoting international peace and security.
To bring awareness to – and support the implementation of – UNSCR 2250, the inter-agency Working Group on Youth & Peacebuilding, its members, and partners, supported the following activities in 2016:”
She also made a general call and invited the public to join the Network and contribute their quota to make the world a better place, peaceful and secure.