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Business News of Thursday, 20 February 2020

Source: Paul Akwasi Baami, Contributor

Paradise Pac Mineral water partners Global Youth Empowerment Centre for Global Climate Forum 2020

Officials of Paradise Pac at the signing ceremony Officials of Paradise Pac at the signing ceremony

Owned by Asamoah Gyan (Ghana's all Time top Goal Scorer in football) and Baffour Gyan (retired Footballer), Paradise Pac Mineral water is a fully Ghanaian owned business.

With a hidden objective of supporting all youth projects that promote clean environment, youth development in all disciplines and ultimately a sports inclined company.

The former skipper of Ghana black stars - Asamoah Gyan has shown his support for Climate change and the youth by signing a partnership with Global Youth Empowerment Centre to host the Global Climate Forum 2020.

The forum is focused on engaging the youth for sustainability. The theme is: protection of global climate the present and future generation.

Other partners include: Pentecost University College, Ghana Tevevision (GTV), Climate-KIC (Netherlands), Mt Kilimanjaro Life Foundation (Tanzania), Door of Return Diaspora Investment Summit (Nigeria), Nigerian Youth Parliament, Coliba, Greenway International Foundation, Chaint Afrique, Ministry of environment water and fisheries - Chad and other partners.

The forum will also be the official Launch of nationwide Climate-KIC's climathon.

There will be rigorous deliberations on issues on Global Climate Change to come out with practical solutions to check climate crisis in Ghana and the world as a whole. This is a three day Model United Nations (MUN) simulation starting from 5th to7th of March 2020. This aims at addressing and increasing the awareness on Climate Change emergence and to suggest practical ways to fighting climate change. The program is well packed, comprising an intensive panel discussions, climate change advocacy nomination, dialogue on various solutions to environmental hazards, disasters and climate change, clean up exercise among other activities.

This Forum is considered the first ever largest global youth gathering in Ghana owing to the calibre of delegates and policy makers from different countries that are coming to participate in this important Forum. In attendance will include: government officials, members of the Diplomatic Corp, International Agency Representatives, NGO’s, the Media, Youth and Student based organizations. This Forum hopes to mark the realization and implementation of policies to mitigate the increasing climatic changes in Africa and the world at large. The Global youth Empowerment Centre therefore calls on all community leaders and other stakeholders to come on board for intensive discussions on the issue of Climate Change.