Apostle Dr. Livingstone Banjagala has been appointed as the Eminent Peace Ambassador to Uganda by the International Association of World Peace Advocates (IAWPA). (Uganda is the first country to be appointed as a Peace Ambassador )
Dr Banjagala, the presiding bishop of City Harvest International Churches, will also serve as the association’s Country Director in Uganda.
His appointment on Sunday coincided with the launch of the Africa Peace Back Campaign to commemorate United Nations Charter Day, which is observed every June 26th.
Speaking at the event in Kampala, World Peace spokesperson H. E. Dr. Emmanuel Nkweke stated that Dr. Banjagala was honored with the Award of International Eminent Peace Ambassador in recognition of his efforts in promoting peace in Uganda, supporting widows, less privileged people, and the Ugandan government for good governanz
Dr. Banjagala, for his part, welcomed the appointment and pledged his commitment to promoting peace and harmony among citizens.
Other peace ambassadors from around the world attended, including H. E. Sammy David of Liberia, H. E. Samuel Ben Owusu of Ghana, H. E. Archbishop Cynthia Josephson of Nigeria, H. E. Richard Okere of Dubai, H. E. Bishop Oskar Emeka of Nigeria, and World Peace spokesperson H. E. Dr Emmanuel Nkweke.
The International Association of World Peace Advocates (IAWPA) is a non-governmental organization based in the United States that is affiliated with the United Nations Global Compact. Its goal is to promote peace and harmony in various local communities around the world, as well as to ensure that the United Nations’ aims and objectives in the maintenance of global peace are met.
The association is a group of concerned global citizens whose goal is to promote universal peace, just and inclusive societies within the United Nations in order to ensure that all classes of people in our society are carried along on the United Nations’ schemes, programs, and policies.
It connects international and regional organizations and recruits’ decent ethical people as UN Eminent Peace Ambassadors through effective nomination screening, with special consideration given to personalities whose efforts are visible in promoting peace and providing assistance to orphanage children, widows, and the elderly. (Uganda is the first country to be appointed as a Peace Ambassador – celebrity jazz ug)