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Saturday, 23 September 2017

STEPHANIE LINUS TAKES 'DRY' TO THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY

It’s been a busy week for actor, filmmaker and UNFPA Ambassador Stephanie Linus as she has joined other world leaders, policy makers and key stakeholders for strategic meetings at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly currently taking place in New York, USA.









This high profile event which has been graced by world leaders such as United States of America President Donald Trump, and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is the main deliberative, policymaking and representative organ of the United Nations comprising of 193 Member States. In her capacity as the UNFPA Ambassador for Maternal Health in West and Central Africa, Mrs Linus has reaffirmed her commitment to ending Fistula by mobilizing the support and commitment needed to rid the world of Fistula once and for all.


The actress also recorded another milestone as her advocacy movie on fistula awareness, DRY, was screened at one of the events in an audience comprising of several African leaders, first ladies, health experts and policy makers.


Here are some photos and details of her participation so far:


Day 1
High profile meeting on Rebuilding Shattered Lives and Communities for Girls and Women together with the Government of Denmark. In attendance was the Crown Princess of Denmark, Mary Elizabeth; the President of Senegal, Macky Sall; the UNFPA Representative of Nigeria country office, Ms. Diene Keita; healthcare philanthropist and Founder-President of Wellbeing Foundation Africa, Toyin Saraki among other dignitaries.

















Day 2
Screening of DRY followed by a panel discussion with the theme: Securing Health, Hope & Dignity for all to achieve the SDGs: Ending Obstetric Fistula within a Generation. In attendance was the Managing Director of Miniso Nigeria Mr Chris Lee amongst others.















Day 3
A high-level dialogue on how to use Africa's youthful population as the engine of socio-economic transformation organized together with the Nigerian Permanent mission to the UN with the theme: Harnessing Africa's Demographic Dividend for Economic Growth. This meeting was a Global Partnership towards harnessing Demographic Dividend in Africa together with First Ladies of African Countries. In attendance was the First Lady of Ghana, Rebecca Akufo-Addo; the Acting Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Dr. Natalia Kanem among other dignitaries.










Day 4

Supporting high-level advocacy on Lake Chad Basin Humanitarian Initiative organized together with First Ladies of Nigeria and Niger. The event was attended by some African First Ladies and their representatives




22 comments:

Anonymous said...

I love this Lady, she is on a class of her own

**that barrack boy**

Phenomenal woman said...

Stephanie next time, please dress to suit the occasion. What is that black dress you are wearing abeg? The idea is to keep it simple and smart.

Lipstickalley said...

Well done Steph, you are on the right path.

Miss Ess said...

You go girl

same girl said...

Nice one. She looks elegant

Anonymous said...

I love this lady I pray that God will show this same mercy and favour He showed her .This is what it meant to get married and not the order way round .I LOVE U MRS LINUS,CONTINUE TO EXCEL.

Jay said...

She's the true meaning of class and intelligence. Only if all beauty queens can toll this line. Steph making us proud since 1905

treasure BB said...

Fyn woman

Anonymous said...

Now this is a Slay Queen not all this classless noise makers.

Priceless Jewel said...

Beautiful! Go girl!


Jesus is my worth!

Stella maris Baby said...

Stephanie makes us proud.
Go girl
You rock

Nice one.

Anonymous said...

Phenomenal woman just shut up....is there a dress code? We all know Oyibos don't send but she looks good in what she wore and stood out...you are just a bloody hater....thumbs up Stephanie..we are proud of you joo

Chikito The Professional Fire for Fire a.k.a Ugegbe Chike Teflon said...

So of all the beautiful things in and about these pictures you could ONLY comment about the dress - which was most likely worn to a gala night? Waaawu!! You're so observant and detailed 😁👏

Lady j said...

One actress I respect,with good head on her shoulder..dat movie dry made me weep..bravo girl

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One actress I respect so much. Beauty and brain. Doing her one thing with class

Tonia said...

Her decency is commendable.. Thumbs up Steph

Anonymous said...

More grease to her elbows, bringing awareness of this fistula ish on an international platform is something to commend her for.
Her husband will be so proud of her, he will be like... mmhm baby girl going places while making the world a better place.
I am so proud you Mrs Linus.

Anonymous said...

Making history with God and class is this woman. Not coding up your life and sitting on a time bomb that is your lifestyle and fooling the whole world with fake grace and class. It will soon happen and someone can finally breathe fresh air in this country.

pronto said...

Now that's one of my role model
Great job

Anonymous said...

This movie it's a must watch and the message is clear

Anonymous said...

Each to their own calling. That movie launched her to the world big time


Another career don start.

Ibiba Okunye-Olu said...

Just when I'm about to go and hail Stephanie, and pray that God uses me like her, then I Come and see this kind of post.this is not right dear phenomenal woman.even if na rags she wear go there, at least hail her for the awareness. God bless you...

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