Dr Ibrahim Mayaki has been awarded the prestigious Order of Isabella the Catholic with the rank of Knight Commander by His Majesty the King of Spain, Felipe VI, for his contribution towards the empowerment of African Women through the NEPAD Spanish Fund.
“Whenever I think of the virtues and the indomitable spirit that epitomises the African woman, I am reminded of the heroines across the African continent, who stood up against the forces of colonialism and occupation,” President Robert Mugabe.
African Union Commission Chairperson Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has emphasised that the NEPAD Agency has a key role to play in realising Agenda 2063, particularly with regard to the empowerment of African women.
The CEO of the NEPAD Agency, Dr Ibrahim Mayaki, attended a breakfast event on March 29 hosted by the Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Mr Achim Steiner at the Sheraton Hotel in Addis Ababa.
NEPAD Agency CEO Dr Ibrahim Mayaki yesterday met with Dr Carlos Lopes, Executive Secretary of the ECA ahead of the 8th AU ECA Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.