United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP): Between 2003 and 2006, I served as the Africa Regional Coordinator of the United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP) Africa Environment Outlook for Youth Project. This project mobilized over 3,000 youth in 41 African countries to establish a regional environmental network and produce a publication by youth, for youth. Known as Africa Environment Outlook for Youth, the publication was based on UNEP’s Global Environment Outlook Report for Africa. I then provided editorial coordination of UNEP’s first ever Handbook for environmental journalists. Later in 2008 and 2009, I served as communications consultant and creative writer for UNEP’s Division of Environmental Policy Implementation (DEPI). I wrote powerful stories that were compiled in a booklet known as, 'Ecosystem Management: Some Key Initiatives by UNEP.'

Thereafter in 2011, I was the sole writer of a United Nations Environment Programme Paper entitled, Harnessing the Potential of the African Youth for Sustainable Development: UNEP contribution to the AU Summit on “Accelerating youth empowerment for sustainable development.” Based on the success of this paper, UNEP’s Regional Office of Africa mandated me to write another paper in 2014. The paper was entitled ‘Accelerating Youth Action Towards Africa’s Greener futures.’

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