Picture Gallery - At the UN General Assembly Sept 2017 Baela Raza Jamil (ITA/Education Commissioner) with Global Youth Ambassadors (GYAs) Sylvia Kakyo -Uganda and Joannes Paulus Yimbesalu - Cameroon

At the UN General Assembly Sept 2017 Baela Raza Jamil (ITA/Education Commissioner) with Global Youth Ambassadors (GYAs) Sylvia Kakyo -Uganda and Joannes Paulus Yimbesalu -Cameroon

Sylvia Kakyo from Uganda. As a result of being forced into marriage at 15, she is passionate about human rights and education, especially for girls. Sylvia is the founder and director of a grassroots NGO called Kakyo Girls Initiative.
 
Joannes Paulus Yimbesalu from Cameroon. An engaged advocate, he has been a GYA for three years. Joannes is studying his Masters in Leadership and Community Engagement at university in Canada. He is also a research assistant on an early childhood development programme funded by the World Health Organisation and World Vision Niger.