On 15 February 2020, a preview and demo session of the Goals Model and Goals Sport was held at UCT International Culture Development, New York, USA, an NGO affiliated to the United Nations. This event sets the stage for the presentation of both to member states of the United Nations later in the year to be followed by an exhibition in September 2020 during the 75th United Nations General Assembly.
The Guest of Honour at the event was His Excellency, Ambassador (Prof) Tijjani Bande, (President of the 74th United Nations General Assembly and Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN). Other guests are Mr. Nicholas Ella (Consul, Trade and Investment, Consulate General of Nigeria, New York), Mrs Ninikanwa Okey-Uche (Consul, Information and Community Relations, Consulate General of Nigeria, New York), Dr. Delois Blakely (Queen Mother). Eunice Ukwuani (Facilitator of the Goals Initiative, New York), Ms Yiling Li, President, UCT International Culture Development, Mrs Ify Ukwuani, Mr Charles Osagie, Mrs Ann Joyce Osagie, Mr Ezekiel Ebinum, Ms Emmanuela Ebinum, Master Emeka Ebinum among others.
Some dignitaries who could not attend but sent their well wishes include H.E. Fatima Kyari Mohammed (Head of Mission, AU Permanent Observer to the United Nations), Ambassador Mr. Olof Skoog, (Head of Delegation, European Union Delegation to the United Nations), H.E. Ambassador Nicolas De Riveire, (Ambassador of France to the UN), H.E. Ambassador Sven Jürgenson (Permanent Representative of Estonia to the United Nations) and Hon Paddy Torsney, Permanent Observer of the Inter-Parliamentary Union to the United Nations.
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