The Minister for Education and Ghana’s representative to the UNESCO Executive Board, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum Tuesday, October 12, 2021, will address the 212th session of the UNESCO Executive Board in Paris, France.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO event which commenced on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, is expected to end on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, in the capital of France.
Dr Osei Adutwum early this year after his appointment by President Nana Addo-Addo to serve as the country’s Education Minister was also appointed by UNESCO to serve on the High-Level Advisory Group for Mission 4.7.
Mission 4.7 is a joint initiative of UNESCO, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, the Ban Ki-moon Center for Global Citizens and the Center for Sustainable Development (CSD) at Columbia University.
The Mission will be led by two Patrons: Mr Ban Ki-moon, the 8th Secretary-General of the UN and Audrey Azoulay, the Director-General of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
The University of California September this year further invited the Member of Parliament for Bosomtwe Constituency, Mr Yaw Osei Adutwum to join the University of California Advisory Board member for a five-year term.
The US-based University in a letter copied by EducationWeb.com.gh said Dr Adutwum will join other team members from academia, practitioners and policymakers who are committed to advancing local solutions to local problems.
The Advisory Board of the Los Angeles-based University of California focuses on the participatory process as it targets investments to contribute to the development and sustainability of institutions, communities and nations.
The Teaching Minister in his acceptance letter to Prof. Walter R. Allen. PhD, Director of the Director of Capacity Building Center, University of California pledged to work diligently to reciprocate his appointment.
“I also pledged to collaborate with the team of advisors to do what they could to bring much change and improvement into their areas of operation for the good of the world,” the Minister for Education stated.