Roberta Annan appointed United Nations Goodwill Ambassador for Creative Economy
Ghanaian sequential business person and style financial specialist, Roberta Annan has been assigned by the United Nations Environment Program (UN Environment), the United Nation’s definitive promoter for the worldwide condition to get a Goodwill Ambassadorial job as a United Nations Supporter for the Creative Economy in acknowledgment of her fabulous administration committed towards social and natural causes.
In her appointment letter, Dr Juliette Biao Koudenoukpo, Director and Regional Representative of UNEP in Africa, mentioned that she is hopeful, this role will compliment Roberta’s excellent work that she is already involved in regards to sustainable fashion.
The recognition is given to prominent individuals who have expressed interest to contribute to raising awareness of the aims, objectives, and priorities of the United Nations and to convey messages about its activities and extend its public outreach.
An official ceremony is expected to be hosted at the 2019 Concordia Annual Summit, the largest and most inclusive nonpartisan forum alongside the United Nations General Assembly in New York in September.
Roberta Annan Appointed united nations goodwill ambassador
“I am excited to be designated as UNEP’s Supporter for the Creative Economy”, said Roberta in an acceptance video posted on her social media platforms.
Roberta is an avid philanthropist and is passionate about women’s development opportunities’ across Africa, starting the African Fashion Fund (AFF) in 2014.
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She also co-founded the Impact Fund For African Creatives (IFFAC) – a 100 million Euro fund that will invest in creative businesses across Africa, in partnership with the UN- ITC Ethical Fashion Initiative.
However, Roberta has previously worked with the United Nations as a consultant in resource mobilization, where she mobilized funds that created fundraising strategies to expedite the implementation of UN projects across the world.
Source: Prince Akpah