Ghanaian Journalist grabs international award as Peace Ambassador
Ghanaian Journalist and Comic Actor, Isaac Kofi Dzokpo, known in private life as Hon. Ike has grabbed International Peace ambassadorship Award from the Universal Peace Federation(UPF )
In view of this, the experienced blogger has been inducted as an executive of the International Media Association for Peace (IMAP) to champion sustainable peace projects in enhancing the existence of humanity.
The award was conferred on him in Accra-Ghana at the premises of the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification (FFWPU) Ghana.
Over the years, Mr. Dzokpo, referred to as Hon. Ike by peers has been on the forefront of helping to promote and sustain peace in Ghana.
Kofi Dzokpo with several years of experience of reporting on issues pertaining to health, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), human interest stories, environment and politics, security, and others.
Speaking to African Editors on the sidelines of the award, the Media Practitioner cum Actor “expressed his profound gratitude to UPF for the honour done him and promised his preparedness to lead peace processes in a bid to make the ecosystem a peaceful place for humanity.
As International Peace Ambassador, he is determined to sustain the peaceful atmosphere in Ghana that will serve as a shining example to West African sub-region
Kofi Dzokpo also doubles as the Director of Laughter Palace Production has been featured in both local and international movies such as the “Beasts of No Nation,” which had Abraham Attah as the main character, and other international actors and actresses.
Currently, he works with News Ghana and the same time the Managing Editor for Capitalnews Online.
The National Secretary-General of the Universal Peace Federation (UPF) Ghana, Dr. Helen Osei, however, underscored the need for the media to work towards sustaining peace in Ghana and globally.
Stressing that, there is the need for the media to promote the values of interdependence, mutual prosperity, and universal values.
Universal Peace Federation (UPF), an international and interreligious network of individuals and organizations, including representatives from religion, government, civil society, and the private sectors dedicated to achieving world peace.
It has a general NGO consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, supporting the work of the United Nations, particularly in the areas of interfaith peacebuilding, peace education, and the strengthening of marriage and family.
Founded by Rev. Sun Myeun Moon in 2005, it has since assumed a special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the UN.
Source : africaneditors.com