Chaste Christopher Inegbedion, a Member of the WHS Working Group of the UN Major Group for Children & Youth, was in South Africa for the Global Child Forum in commemoration of the World Humanitarian Summit. The event converged the most important and influential regional and international decision makers for dialogue and thought leadership on the legal, moral and commercial case for investing in coming generations.
He was sponsored by Rwanda Air, as one of the proud Nigerians leading the African delegation through the South Africa events which commemorates Nigeria’s post centenary and her active role in the United Nations to advance children’s rights in support of the UN Convention on the Rights of a Child, her 70th Celebration and SDGs Implementation.
As a delegate, Chaste threw light on Nigeria’s role in the economic growth of South Africa, while also creating an opportunity for a renewed partnership between the Nigerian Government, Business Leaders, and Social Entrepreneurs within South Africa. According to “A world at school global youth ambassador”, Chaste Inegbedion, “the program touched all sectors – business, governments, civil society and academia. Africans have the opportunity and the obligation to take on an increased responsibility for the future”.
Chaste also said “it is imperative that as the world gathers for the Global Child Forum – the overarching objective which is to inspire individuals to take action that will help change the world for the better. It’s on this premise that we have collaborated with public spirited platforms to put Nigeria on the map during this symbolic forum.”
The delegation of visiting social entrepreneurs and economic leaders also had in attendance in the presence of Global Child Forum honorary Patrons H.E. Dr. Graça Machel, H.R.H. Princess Sofia of Sweden, H.E. Councillor Kgosientso Ramokgopa, Executive Mayor of the City of Tshwane, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson, African Union Commission, Ms. Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Founder, Princess of Africa Foundation and other distinguished Global Institutions Representatives.
Chaste took part in the ‘Action Lab Session’.’ Connecting our Children in a Digital World – Dangers and Possibilities’ He also embarked on a Corporate Sustainability Outreach to Nedbank, Dalberg – South Africa Human Rights Commission and Baker Mc Kenzie. Baker Mc Kenzie is a law firm that won the International Law Firm of the Year as well as the CSR Award of the Year. were also highly recommended in Competition Law at the Africa Legal Award on the 16th of October 2015. The team was hosted by Bridgett Majola, a representative of the Law Firm and a member of Junior Chamber International in South Africa.
Chaste, a member of Junior Chamber International (JCI) in Nigeria- Lagos Metropolitan is lending his voice to one of its own, Paschal Dike who is a Candidate for the 2016 JCI World President during the JCI World Congress which will hold in the City of Kanazawa, Japan from November 3 to 8, 2015.Over 10,000 delegates from more than 100 countries will attend the congress and he needs the Sponsorship of Public Spirited Brands & Individuals to achieve his travel objective and be part of the Nigeria team rooting for Paschal Dike to break the long existing jinx and see her flag fly high.