A non-profit and youth-led organization based in India, the Global Youth Development and Empowerment Council (GYDEC), has appointed Fidelis Onakpoma as International Advisor with immediate effect.
A letter signed by the Founder and CEO of GYDEC, Dr. A.R. Girijesh said, “We are delighted to extend this offer to appoint you as the International Advisor for the Global Youth Development and Empowerment Council (GYDEC). We are committed to empowering youth worldwide, and we believe that your expertise will greatly contribute to our mission”.
“Your role as an International Advisor will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our organization, fostering international collaborations, and providing strategic guidance on matters of global significance. We are confident that your unique insights and skills will greatly benefit our team and help us achieve our global objectives”.
“We are committed to empowering youth worldwide, and we believe that your expertise will greatly contribute to our mission. We believe that your commitment to GYDEC will make a significant impact on our mission to empower youth globally. Your expertise and dedication are greatly valued”, he added.
Fidelis Onakpoma along with other Advisory Members will through their experiences contribute significantly to the organization’s global initiatives and endeavors such as providing necessary platforms to identify the hidden potential within every young individual, raising awareness about several striking issues, and empowering youth to take action.
Furthermore, Fidelis maintained that with the objectives of the Organization to remove the youth from the conundrum of ignorance and develop self-awareness within them, he shall work to foster practices and systems that bridge the gap of opportunity between the youth and their vision through mentorship, education, leadership, and empowerment.
The Global Youth Development and Empowerment Council is a non-governmental, not-for-profit organization working to help youths identify potential within them and provide them with various opportunities to learn, develop, and express themselves on a global scale.
GYDEC believing strongly that the youth, with sufficient opportunities to learn, develop, and express themselves, on the academic, physical, and cultural fronts; could come out with flying colors resisting and tackling any hindrances that come ahead of them, was formed to bridge the gap of opportunity between youth and their vision, which has been the seething problem over generations.
We will collectively motivate our youth community to achieve Goal 17 of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030, i.e., Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development, he hinted.
Fidelis Onakpoma, fondly called ‘The Catalyst’, is the Editor-in-Chief for the International Human Rights Commission-IHRC Switzerland, and Head of Media and Strategic Communications for IHRC Nigeria Diplomatic Office, Abuja.
He’s the Directorate-General Save the Girl-Child Advocacy Africa and an unrepentant advocate on gender-based violence and social justice.
Until now, he’s a Cleric, Child Rights and Girl-Child Advocate, Educator, Leadership and Development Specialist, National Transformation Policy Advocate, whose initiatives predominantly address the practices and systems that produce women’s oppression, underdevelopment, bad leadership, and poor education and help foster civic engagements in eradicating poverty and injustice in society.