Tooro King Oyo Discusses Role Of Monarchs In Achieving SDGs At UN General Assembly

  • by Harriet Kafeero
  • September 26, 2018

The King of Tooro King Oyo Kingdom Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru the youngest monarch in the world has made a presentation about the role of culture and monarchs in achieving sustainable development goals.
King Oyo who was part of the Uganda Delegation, joined world leaders at the 73rd United Nations General Assemblyto amplify youth voices and the role of monarchs in the implementation of SDGs .
Yesterday, on the sidelines of the UNGA, in New York, the youthful king met the United Arab Emirates Minister of State for Youth Affairs Her Excellency Shamma Al Mazrui who is also the youngest Government Minister in the world.
The two youthful leaders agreed to collaborate on Youth affairs.
The Tooro king later joined the debate on the effect of globalization on culture and heritage.
“I congratulate both teams and judges for a wonderful debate. These platforms inspire and empower youth to realize their potential. @shamma we should work on including more nationalities to debate,” King Oyo tweeted after.

“I also participated in the #NelsonMandelaPeaceSummit & in the @AfricanUnionCom & @UNAIDS Side Event on Eliminating Sexual & Gender-based Violence & Protecting #Health & #rights of Women & Children in Humanitarian Settings chaired by H.E. the President of Central African Republic,” King Oyo said in another tweet.