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On 15 March 2019, the Global Empowerment Movement (GEM) USA Corporation will host the Sixty-Third Annual Commission on the Status of Women (CSW63) Event – the largest annual gathering of women at the United Nations side event to preview and discuss Film Presentation: “Activating Women Participation in Politics for Sustainable Development” as well as Award Ceremony at the
United Nations Church Center, Eighth Floor,
Address: 777 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017.
Time: 6:15pm -7:45pm.
The United Nations Committee on the Status of Women (CSW63) event will preview “Empowered,” a film based on the following excerpts from the book: “We Are the Blessings of Africa, Rebuilding Our greatness Together,” endorsed by the First Lady of Nigeria, Dr. (Mrs.) Aisha Buhari.
“Empower a woman, and the issues of human trafficking, domestic violence, abuse, impoverishment, and abandonment will be tackled with ease – excerpts from our latest book, ’We Are the Blessings of Africa, Reshaping Our Greatness Together’
The book and movie are powerful tools for change, calling on the empowerment of women and youths as a critical first step to Human Trafficking and poverty eradication and the link to sustainable development.
The Global Empowerment Movement (GEM) USA Corporation is proud to announce Our Award Recipients during the 2019 CSW63 Event
Ms. Lucia Kaiser, a two-time Emmy Award-Winning Producer/Humanitarian Recipient of the Global Empowerment Award
Join us in honoring and thanking Her Excellency Ambassador Fatima Kyari Mohammed and Ms. Lucia Kaiser for this prestigious honor for Excellence in Service. The awards go as part of GEM celebration of the leaders and individuals who are role models. The Global Empowerment Movement (GEM) USA Corporation takes delight in celebrating the leaders and individuals who exemplify what we advocate.
Ambassador Fatima Kyari Mohammed, the Permanent Observer of the Africa Union to the United Nations was chosen for this award due to her using her platform to work with displaced, vulnerable communities from Northeast Nigeria particularly women and children and youth empowerment as the Founder of the LikeMinds Project, a non-profit, non-partisan Organization.
Ms. Lucia Kaiser, a two-time Emmy Award-Winning Producer/Humanitarian, was chosen for this award due to her outstanding lifetime contributions to humanitarian causes and her pioneering role model to women empowerment.
The Special Guest of Honor/Chair of the Side Event is the First Lady of Nigeria, Her Excellency Dr. (Mrs.) Aisha Buhari, 2018 Recipient of GEM USA Most Distinguished Global Award for Excellence in Women Empowerment and Gender Development – Represented by DR. HAJO SANNI – OON, PHD, Senior Special Assistant to the Wife of the President of Nigeria.
The objective of the United Nations Side Event is to highlight women empowerment and women participation in leadership solution to Human Trafficking/ Poverty Eradication and Sustainable Community Development as well as celebrate women role models.
We Are the Blessings of Africa book and the Empowered movie are produced by Dr. Queen Blessing Itua, Recipient of the President Obama Lifetime Achievement Award/UN Representative/President, Global Empowerment Movement.
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