The Young Reporters for the Environment-Ghana (YRE-Ghana) on Saturday, February 17, 2018 inaugurated new board of directors at GillBT Guest House,Cantonments, Accra. The board is an advisory board to Center for Sustainable Transformation (CeST) in Ghana, who execute the roles and guidelines for YRE International in Ghana, a subsidiary of Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE).
Board voting session (Photo credit: Hilde Opoku)
The newly elected board members are; Lindsey Ellen Awulau (Board Director) , Esi Ennison (Deputy Director), Clifford Emmanuel Gyetuah (Secretary), Kwasi Boadu Ntiamoah (Treasurer and Fundraising Manager), Bennet Nana Frimpong (Deputy Fundraising Manager), Francis Amatepey and Francis Asamoah Boafo (Social Media Managers), and Kevin Kekeli Sape (Events Manager). The new board members conducted an online training in global communication for societal impact with Bert-Ola Bergstrand, Sweden.
YRE-Ghana board online training session with Bert-Ola Bergstrand, Sweden. (Photo credit: Hilde Opoku)
“The numerous efforts put into the establishment of YRE-Ghana is to ensure it becomes the first point of call on all environmental issues related to young people in Ghana and Africa for that matter in the areas of sustainable development, specifically with relations to the Sustainable Development Goals 13, 14 and 15. It is also to contribute to the formulation of policies and the implementation of national, regional and global development agendas that have direct impact on the environment,” Mrs Hilde Opoku, Special Advisor on the SDGs for the Finance Minister of Ghana and Program Director for Eco-Schools Ghana.
From left to right: Esi Ennison (Deputy Director), Emmanuel Clifford Gyetuah (Secretary) and Lindsey Ellen Awulau (Director) (photo credit: Hilde Opoku)
YRE-Ghana Board of directors