We are very proud to announce that Mr Abdoulie Janneh, Former United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) (2005-2012) and currently a Board Member/Executive Director at the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, has joined the Board of Recommendation of the Nudge Global Leadership Challenge.
The Board of Recommendation acknowledges the importance of the search for the leaders of the future and support the Nudge Global Leadership Challenge. Mr Janneh upon his appointment: “I am glad to support this innovative, credible and practical initiative that would add to the global pool of young leaders sustainability-conscious and ready for the future.”
Mr Janneh is author of the book “Integrating Africa” and recipient of various honors/awards including the “Distinguished Africa Economic Icon of the Year Award 2011” in recognition of his extensive work on the development of Africa and the leadership he has shown in promoting the culture of peace on the continent. He holds an honorary doctorate degree from the Lead City University (LCU), Ibadan, Nigeria.