Lokwain Kinshasa, Congo (Democratic Republic)
Lokwain Kinshasa, Congo (Democratic Republic)
Narcisse Mbunzama Lokwa is founder of InfoGroup International,a global network of individuals and organizations that are committed to positive social change and Sustainable Development.
He's world widely recognized as a Social Entrepreneur and a member of many international organizations around the world. His participation,commitment and contributions in different programs around the world allowed to give him an international and great notoriety.
He has leaded many programs and has been actively participating as speaker in many international conferences, forums and symposiums around the world. He played a key role and has made valuable contributions in different projects in different organizations, such as United Nations, Clean Up the world, International Telecommunication Union-Youth Network and contribute on different programs and projects related to the Information and Communication Technologies, Sustainable Development, Environment, Human rights, Youth programs and related issues.
Narcisse Mbunzama Lokwa has received many prestigious awards and prices in recognition of his work around the world, among which:
1. Microsoft Imaginecup 2010,Sweden finalist- Mydoctor project
2. Finalist of Cisco I-prize Global Innovation 2010
3. Finalist for Digital Media and Learning Competition 2010
4. The Sukuma Afrika Young Entrepreneurs Award 2009.
5. Top 10 finalist for the Human Rights Mobile Challenge 2009 at University of California, Berkeley in USA
6. Top 15 NetSquared Mobile Challenge Featured Projects 2009,Silicon Valley, Santa Clara in USA
7. The 2007 Award of merit for the Society of New Communications Research in USA.
8. The Distinguee Fellow of Spectrum International, 5th Africa Telecommunication Summit & Southern African Development Community investment Forum 2003,Maputo-Mozambique.
9.International Telecommunication Union/Youth Fellowship Award ITU TELECOM 2001
Narcisse Mbunzama Lokwa is one of the information and communication Technologies young leaders for International Telecommunication Union (ITU) since 2001
While at United Nations, Narcisse Mbunzama Lokwa’s international background and interests stood out, like many others United Nations-area, he served as a volunteer and summer intern in considerable United Nations organisations.
Narcisse Mbunzama Lokwa has served as Central Africa coordinator for African Environment Outlook for Youth (AEO for Youth) and Associate Youth Advisor at Tunza Advisor Council in United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
Narcisse Mbunzama Lokwa was also served as the United Nations World Summit on Sustainable Development Youth Caucus and World Summit on information Society Youth Caucus leader for the Democratic Republic of Congo.
In Democratic Republic of Congo, Narcisse Mbunzama Lokwa has initiated different projects, such as: Clean Up The World with Clean Up the World-Australia, Global Trees Plant Campaign with ENO Programme-Finland, Lesson for Live for HIV/AIDS with Global Movement For Children, Impact of Globalization on the Young People - Highly affected, rarely considered with International Youth Parliament/ Oxfam-Australia and No Child Soldiers in Democratic Republic of Congo with Infogroup International.
Narcisse Mbunzama Lokwa has written a number of selected papers and articles on relevant subjects in international, regional and national level and has been in international newspapers and televisions on considerable debates.
Following some information in the international press about Narcisse Mbunzama Lokwa and publications:
1. Narcisse Mbunzama Interview at N2Y4 Conference 2009, Silicon Valley, Santa Clara, USA
2.Narcisse Mbunzama Lokwa's interview in Radio France International (RFI) during the Summit of Head of States of African Union (AU) and European Union( EU) in
Lisbonn, Portugal - December 2007.
3. Narcisse Interview at United Nations radio in The Democratic Republic of Congo
4.The Information and Communication Technologies,role of youth and perspectives of development.
Publication in the International Telecommunication Union, ITU Telecom 2001-South Africa,Johannesburg 12-16 November, 2001
5.The impact of war on the environment in Democratic Republic of Congo and Iraq cases Global Youth Retreat & 21 UNEP Governing council, 28 January 2003-8 February,2003 Nairobi-Kenya,
United Nations Environment Programme/UNEP
6.United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDG) and youth perspectives in Africa.
7.The importance of leadership and Development in Africa 2005
8.Youth participation in policy-making, “opportunity or threat for the future in Africa ""
9. Youth and child soldiers in Democratic
Republic of Congo, Swedish press
(Nerikes Allehanda) July 7, 2005
10.HIV/AIDS impact on the young people in Kinshasa,Democratic Republic of Congo; methods and tools to reduce stigmatisation. Narcisse Mbunzama Lokwa is founder of InfoGroup International,a global network of individuals and organizations that are committed to positive social change and Sustainable Development.
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