COMMUNIQUE ISSUED BY GLOBAL COALITION FOR SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT ON CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION AFTER ITS MEETING AT NICON LUXURY HOTEL ABUJA ON 17TH MARCH, 2022
Today, the 17th day of March 2022, at a meeting of the Global Coalition for Sustainable Environment held at Nicon Luxury Hotel, Abuja, the following decisions were taken:
The impact of climate change on the global environment was highly emphasized characterized by excessive flooding, severe drought in some regions, land erosion and other environmental degradation.
The meeting resolved to work with United Nations Environment Programme, European Union, Africa Climate Change Fund, other Development Partners, Federal Government of Nigeria, and Governments of other Foreign Nations, Multinational Oil Corporations / the Private Sector to create a global coalition for climate change mitigation.
The meeting further resolved that the Global Coalition for Climate Change shall establish her Corporate Head Office at Abuja Nigeria with branch offices in the United States of America, United Kingdom/Europe, Australia, Canada and other foreign and African Countries to mobilize global coalition for Climate Change Mitigation.
The meeting resolved that its membership shall be in two categories: Corporate and Individual Membership, with professionals, interdisciplinary experts, the business community and individuals with experience and substantial contributions made in the areas of climate change mitigation and sustainable environment development to be qualified to either fall into the Corporate or Individual Membership categories respectively.
In other to implement these goals, two organs were set up:
The Board of Trustees with Members constituted as follows:
Chief Engr. Dr. Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu CFR (Chairman)
Prof A.Z Abubakar (North West)
Prof. Babagana Mohammed (North East)
Engr. Olalekan Emeka Sulaiman Ajani (South West)
Engr. Babatunde .A Oshodi (Coordinator)
Engr. Dr. Mrs. Ngozi Nwogu (Secretary)
Management Committee made up of the following:
The Engr. Babatunde .A Oshodi (Coordinator)
Engr. Dr. Mrs. Ngozi Nwogu (Secretary)
Engr. Olalekan Emeka Sulaiman Ajani (Member)
Prof. Binta Abdulkarim (Member)
Prof A.Z Abubakar (Member)
Prof. Babagana Mohammed (Member)
Engr. Linda Bitrus Elesa (Member)
Engr. Adeolu Odusote (Member)
Mr. Abba Kachalla (Member)
Mr. Chinedu Nsofor (Member)
The meeting reported that Contacts have been established with groups with similar interest in United States of America, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, and other African Nations
The meeting adopted the following vision and mission statements:
Eco-friendly Environment in harmonious balance with human activities on a sustainable basis.
Advocacy and creating awareness on the human activities that promote climate change and its negative effects on the environment in other to strike a delicate balance between environmental exploitation by the present generation and preservation for the next generation to ensure friendlier ecosystem and sustainable environment while driving maximum benefits from our endowments.
The meeting came up with the following Objectives:
To Assemble Engineers, Scientists and other professionals with the commitment and passion for creating awareness on the diverse ills on the environment for the benefit of present and future generations.
To Promote mitigation measures that would reduce the activities that impact negatively on the three dimensions of the environment (i.e air, water and land)
To create solutions and promote remedial measures that will protect and also improve and preserve the quality of the environment leading to enhanced health and wellbeing of living organisms.
To promote policies, projects and activities that would restore ecosystems, protect and improve the livelihoods of people and animals that depend on them.
To promote best sanitation, hygiene and general public health practices and thus prevent widespread transmission of diseases. This will ensure healthy populace who can further preserve the quality of environment by averting the contamination and degradation of air, water, and land resources
The meeting finally agreed that the official Inauguration of the Global Coalition for SustainableEnvironment is scheduled to hold in two months time after all necessary registration, documentation and set up of the secretariat with all necessary work tools/ social media handles fully established.
The various organs established pledged to work assiduously around the clock towards achieving the vision, mission and objectives of the Global Coalition for Sustainable Environment while appreciating its Founding Chairman and Grand Patron for his magnanimity and philanthropic gestures towards funding/supporting noble courses such as this for the betterment of humanity despite his old age.
The Chairman Board of Trustees of the Global Coalition for Sustainable Environment, Chief Engr. Dr. Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu CFR, OFR, MFR, FNSE, FNIEE,FNIST,FNICE,GCSI,KSC, AHAEJIAGAMBA NDIGBO pledged to use the remaining part of his old age and resources (intellectual and material) to support massively noble global cause such as this that will promote love and upliftment of humanity as his own commitment towards fulfilling the major commandment of God to mankind which is summarized in Love.
CHIEF ENGR. DR. EMMANUEL .C. IWUANYANWU
BOT CHAIRMAN/GRAND PATRON
ENGR. BABATUNDE OSHIODI FNSE, FNIEE