Songstress and NEPAD Goodwill Ambassador, YVONNE CHAKA CHAKA, Member of the AFRICAN WOMEN’S FORUM HONORARY COMMITTEE

September 19, 2018

Just a few weeks after being appointed NEPAD Agency Goodwill Ambassador, Yvonne Chaka Chaka joins the Honorary Committee of the Crans Montana African Women’s Forum.
 
Yvonne Chaka Chaka, famous South African Songstress & Founder of the Princess of Africa Foundation actively participated to the 2017 Forum on Africa & South-South Cooperation in Dakhla (Morocco).
 
On this occasion, she received the Forum’s Gold Medal and accepted to close the Official Award Ceremony with two of her iconic songs « Amazing Man » and « Pardon Me ».
 
We are delighted to add her name to the list of prominent personalities who are already part of the Honorary Committee, chaired by Mrs. Irina Bokova, Director General of UNESCO (2009-2017).
 
Yvonne Chaka Chaka is a champion for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, the United Nations MDG Envoy for Africa, and the Goodwill Ambassador for the Roll Back Malaria Partnership. She was chosen by Nelson Mandela as the first ambassador for his children's fund, and has also established her own charity, the Princess of Africa Foundation, a partner of the ACTION global health advocacy partnership.