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Encyclopedia > Cedza Dlamini
Cedza Dlamini engaging audiences on the Millennium Development Goals in 2005.
Cedza Dlamini engaging audiences on the Millennium Development Goals in 2005.

Cedza Dlamini is a humanitarian, youth activist, spokesman for the United Nation's Millennium Development Goals, and the founder of the Ubuntu Institute for Young Social Entrepreneurs. His vision is to create a unified global order by establishing global networks of young leaders who can work collectively to address current world problems, such as HIV/AIDS, poverty and hunger, and illiteracy. Image File history File links CedzaDlamini. ... Humanitarianism is the view that all people should be treated with the respect and dignity they deserve as human beings, and that advancing the well-being of humanity is a noble goal. ... Activism, in a general sense, can be described as intentional action to bring about social or political change. ... This article is about the United Nations, for other uses of UN see UN (disambiguation) Official languages English, French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Arabic Secretary-General Kofi Annan (since 1997) Established October 24, 1945 Member states 191 Headquarters New York City, NY, USA Official site http://www. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... A boy from an East Cipinang trash dump slum in Jakarta, Indonesia shows his find. ... For the 1983 horror film, see The Hunger. ... World illiteracy rates by country Literacy is the ability to read and write. ...

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Professional History

In 2005, Cedza founded the Ubuntu Institute for Young Social Entrepreneurs, a youth-led non-profit organization that strives to provide leadership enrichment, practical skills training and access to financial resources to young African social entrepreneurs from all sectors of society. He believes that social entrepreneurship is the key to solving the problems youth face in Africa because it encourages a mindset shift in young people, challenging them to become masters of their own destinies and inspires them to create self-sustaining organizations instead of being dependent on foreign aid. Popular use of the word youth refers to a person who is neither an adult nor a child, but somewhere in between, scientifically referred to as an adolescent and, in most English speaking countries, commonly referred to as a teen or teenager. ... Social entrepreneurship is the act of a social entrepreneur. ...


In June 2004, Cedza was recruited by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to be part of the first-ever Pan African Youth Leadership Summit held in Dakar, Senegal focused on achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGS) in Africa. After achieving great results from this conference, he was appointed as an activist and spokesman for the MDGs and has represented his continent in youth leadership conferences in Japan, Bosnia and Canada. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the largest multilateral source of grant technical assistance in the world. ... (City of Dakar, divided into 19 communes darrondissement) City proper (commune) Région Dakar Département Dakar Mayor Pape Diop (PDS) (since 2002) Area 82. ... A world map showing the continent of Africa. ... Motto: none Anthem: Intermeco Capital Sarajevo Largest city Sarajevo Official language(s) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian Government Republic  - Presidency members Sulejman Tihić1 (Bosniak) Borislav Paravac (Serb) Ivo Miro Jović (Croat)  - Chairman of the Council of Ministers Adnan Terzić Independence From Yugoslavia   - Recognized 6 April 1992  Area    - Total 51,197 km...


In October 2003, Cedza was also appointed Co-chair for the World Youth Peace Summit (WYPS) in Africa. Cedza attended World Youth Peace regional conferences in Sarajevo and Tokyo in 2004 where he joined over 500 young leaders from across Europe and Asia to discuss ways to use peaceful means to resolve global conflicts and promote tolerance between cultures, faiths and religions. Map of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sarajevo) Coordinates: Country Bosnia and Herzegovina Entity Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Canton Sarajevo Canton Mayor Semiha Borovac Area    - City 142 km²  (54. ... Tokyo , literally Eastern capital)   is the capital and one of the forty-seven prefectures of Japan. ... World map showing Europe Political map (neighboring countries in Asia and Africa also shown) Europe is one of the seven traditional continents of the Earth. ... World map showing the location of Asia. ... Conflict is a state of opposition between two parties. ... The word culture comes from the Latin root colere (to inhabit, to cultivate, or to honor). ... This article discusses faith in a religious context. ...


Cedza moved to the United States to study international relations in 2000. After September 11, 2001, Cedza began a speaking circuit throughout the U.S. that promotes global forgiveness, compassion, and the use of dialogue –instead of violence– as a powerful tool for conflict resolution. To-date, Cedza has spoken to over 50 non-profit organizations and academic institutions with audiences ranging from 200-14,000 people. He now also inspires young people, speaking on youth empowerment and leadership. Through his 3 Principles of Success, Cedza helps youth realize that with the right attitude they can overcome any challenge. The World Trade Center on fire The September 11, 2001 attacks were a series of coordinated terrorist attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001. ... Rembrandt - The Return of the Prodigal Son Forgiveness is the action or process of ceasing to feel resentment or anger against another person for an offence or mistake, or ceasing to demand punishment or restitution. ... Ûæ:For the Doctor Who character, see Compassion (Doctor Who). ... This article belongs in one or more categories. ... Violence refers to acts of aggression and abuse which causes or intends to cause criminal injury or harm to persons, and (to a lesser extent) animals and property. ... It has been suggested that Dispute resolution be merged into this article or section. ...


Prior to moving to the U.S., Cedza worked with Mitsubishi Corporation in South Africa. At Mitsubishi he served for several years as an assistant to the Official Development Assistance (ODA) Manager, facilitating development programs between Japan and all 14 countries in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region. During his time at Mitsubishi, he aided in providing mobile clinics that brought medicine and healthcare to poor rural areas and he assisted in developing the company's affirmative action policy. The Mitsubishi Corporation (MC, 三菱商事, Mitsubishi Shōji) (TYO: 8058) is Japans largest trading company (sogo shosha). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


Before Mitsubishi, Cedza worked with Mandela, Dlamini and Associates (MDA), his family’s international business consulting firm in Johannesburg. At MDA, he was exposed to the many obstacles emerging black entrepreneurs in the post-apartheid South Africa faced. He was determined to return one day to expand resources and provide economic opportunities for Southern Africans. Nelson Mandela Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, (born 18 July 1918) is a former President of South Africa, was one of its chief anti-apartheid activists, and was also an anti-apartheid saboteur and guerrilla leader. ... , City motto: Unity in Development Province Gauteng Mayor Amos Masondo Area  - % water 1,644 km² 0. ... A segregated beach in South Africa, 1982. ...

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Education

Cedza earned his bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts in 2005. Tufts University is a private university located in Medford, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston. ... Boston is a town and small port c. ... Official language(s) English Capital Boston Largest city Boston Area  Ranked 44th  - Total 10,555 sq mi (27,360 km²)  - Width 183 miles (295 km)  - Length 113 miles (182 km)  - % water 13. ...

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Awards/Recognition

In recognition of his work for social causes around the world, Cedza has been honored in the United States with Keys to the City of Cambridge, Massachusetts and Little Rock, Arkansas. Shown within Cambridgeshire Geography Status City (1951) Region East of England Admin. ... There is also a Littlerock, California. ... Official language(s) English Capital Little Rock Largest city Little Rock Area  Ranked 29th  - Total 53,179 sq mi (137,732 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 261 miles (420 km)  - % water 2. ...


For more information please visit his website at http://www.cedzadlamini.com.

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