Mugwagwa appointed AU Youth Assembly Country President

Paul Pindani in CHINHOYI

CHINHOYI-BORN Anne Mugwagwa has been appointed as the African Union Youth Assembly’s (AUYA) country president designate for Zimbabwe.

Mugwagwa, who holds a BSc degree in International Business Administration from the Zhejiang Goshang University in China, has been nominated, voted and selectively recommended by merit for the honour in recognition of her humanitarian service contributions in Zimbabwe and beyond. 

She will serve for in this position for two years with a chance for renewal for a second term based on performance.

In her congratulatory message, AUYA director for legal and consular affairs, Dr Betty Boateng, said AUYA is currently an independent non-profit youth led board.

She said AUYA’s executive positions were strictly by goodwill volunteerism for the time being.

“Nevertheless, the organisation shall assist you in any way possible to offer you opportunities throughout your diplomatic journey, from networking privileges to special accreditations to aide your service in working closely with the diplomatic missions, government offices, embassies, CSOs, United Nations agencies and other international organisations in your country and around the world,” said Boateng.

“We, therefore, direct you to a meeting with the steering committee chair at his convenience scheduled time via Zoom to brief you further on details regarding the executive appointment.

“This meeting is a pre-induction and also briefly defines the terms of this voluntary appointment to championing the African Union Agenda 2063 and the UN Resolution 2250, which promotes youth.”

Mugwagwa said she was honoured by the appointment and aims to deliver a multidimensional approach to resolving human security questions among the youths in Africa.

She aims to deliver a multidimensional approach to resolving human security questions among the youths on the continent.

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