He is a member of several youth driven networks and alliances that includes African Youth and Adolescent Network on Population and Development (AFRIYAN), TakingITGlobal, Global Youth Action Network (GYAN), Global Coalition on HIV/AIDS (GYCA). Desmond has written, presented abstracts/papers and participated on youth development, few of his works includes,
Member Newsletter team, International conference investing in Young People’s Health and Development: Research that Improves Policies and Programs 2008
Co-Author “Our Voice, Our Future” a UNFPA Youth side report on UNGASS 2005.
Participant & Southwest Rappartoeur, National Youth Forum on HIV/AIDS in Nigeria.
Panelist, Barcelona Youth Force (BYF) Session on Global Youth Network and Advocacy. Advocates for Youth (AFY), Family Health International (FHI)-YouthNET.
Abstract Reviewer, International AIDS Conference, Toronto, 2006, Mexico 2008 and IAS Conference Sydney, 2007
Member, ICASA Youth Newsletter Team, 14th International Conference on AIDS & STIs in Africa (ICASA) Abuja, Nigeria.
UNFPA Nigeria Youth Delegate, 13th ICASA conference, Nairobi, Kenya.
Desmond Onyebuchi has to his credits several accolades and recognition these include certificate of Appreciation: Scientific Programme Committee, 16th International AIDS Conference and Awardee, Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) by Rotary International District 9110, Nigeria. He enjoys working a multi-cultural and diverse team that comprise of dynamic young people and adults alike.
Desmond is presently doing his second degree in psychology at University of Lagos (UNILAG) and was one time work with some nongovernmental organisations such as Youth Action Rangers of Nigeria (YARN) as its Program Officer, also participating at other related works within the organisation. He has managed some project activities and possesses strong project management skills. Desmond presently is an MTV Staying Alive Foundation Awardee implementing the HIV & AIDS Affects Us project under LEND
Presently a co-recipient of the MTV Staying Alive foundation 2007 award. My hobbies,reading,writing's, social commentary's and listening to soft rock music
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