A leading Gambian political science professor Dr. Ismaila Ceesay has been conferred with the prestigious “Pan-African Humanitarian Award For Excellence in Social Leadership and Community Impact.” Dr. Ceesay has been hailed for his “outstanding leadership qualities, exceptional contribution and persistent efforts to Africa’s development through several bold policies and innovative initiatives geared towards building a prosperous, sustainable, regionally integrated globally competitive Gambia and by extension Africa.” The award ceremony was held in Rabat, Morocco.
“This award category is for the bravest and most daring, as well as the most strategically sound and forward-looking personality with measurable achievement in championing progressive socio-economic development in Africa. The confinement is based on your outstanding leadership qualities, exceptional contribution and persistent efforts to Africa’s development through several bold policies and innovative initiatives geared towards building a prosperous, sustainable, regionally integrated globally competitive Gambia and by extension Africa. This noble pace has set you apart as a role model for others to follow. You will be awarded under the category “ Pan-African Humanitarian Award for Excellence in Social Leadership and Community Impact,” Brig. Gen. Dr. Amb. Wallace Williams, the Award Advisory Board Chairman told Dr. Ceesay.
It was in 215, when African leaders adopted Agenda 2063 as the continent’s new long-term vision and strategic framework formulated for the purpose of guiding Africa’s socio-economic transformation, Dr. Williams remarked.
“It is upon the actualization of the above decision that the Distinguished Advisory Board Members of Pan African Leadership and Entrepreneurship Development Centre (PALEDEC) in partnership with the International Centre for Diplomacy, Morocco, and blessing from the Moroccan Government respectfully write to notify you as an awardee and Guest-Speaker at the fourth edition of the Pan African Humanitarian Summit/Award 2018 scheduled to hold in Rabat, Morocco on the 13th and 14th of November 2018 with the theme “Africa, My Home: an inclusive participation for Africa’s development,” Dr. Williams added.
The Pan-African Humanitarian Summit/Awards is an annual event conceived to identify pertinent issues in Africa with a view to providing a holistic and multi-dimensional approach to sustainable peace and development in Africa.
This year’s edition has attracted the attention of policymakers and highly recognized leaders in various sectors of industry, government, business and humanity from 42 countries to identify the barriers to humanitarian issues, peace and social-economic development in Africa and provide effective and innovative ways of addressing such issues.
Written By Pa Nderry M’Bai
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