Founder Her Royal Majesty Queen-Angelique Monet of Eti-Oni delivered statement at 66th Commission of Status of Women at United Nations Headquarters

Founder of New Generation In Action’s AFI World Peace Initiative (NGIA-AFIWPI), Her Royal Majesty Queen Angelique-Monet Gureje-Thompson of Eti-Oni, Osun State Nigeria delivered a statement during the sixty-sixth Commission on Status of Women (CSW) and priority theme of  “Achieving gender equality and empowerment of all women and girls in the context of climate change, environmental and disaster risk policies programmes, and review theme “women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work.

The Queen Angelique-Monet focused on NGIA-AFIWPI utilizing “films of purpose,” to address deforestation, climate change, and gender equality put together by international influencers and partnerships with film festivals and year round thematic programming. The organization began a unique partnership in 2021 during Her Royal Majesty’s first official public engagement during 8th The Cocoa Festival Founded by husband His Majesty the Oloni of Eti-Oni, Oba (King) Dokun Thompson, Gureje IV. Their Royal Majesties founded the Royal Cocoa International Film Festivals (RCIFF). RCIFF is the first film festival founded by a Monarchy, the first film festival in Nigeria hosting two film festivals (Lagos and Kingdom of Eti-Oni),festivals in other countries, and the first film festival to focus awareness on cocoa farmers not only at the Kingdom of Eti-Oni but cocoa farms world-wide. Additional aid through the partnership will help women cocoa farmers in cocoa producing regions with health care, check-up awareness, farmers business and field schools, and data research. In addition, the organization is set to host a virtual and physical event to celebrate 10 years hosting the World Peace & Tolerance Gala, Brunch Awards, and Film Screenings at Cannes Film Festival coming up in May 2022.

The sixty-sixth session of Commission on Status of Women (CSW66) took place from March 14-25, 2022 where Queen Angelique-Monet participated in the sessions. Due to COVID-19 Pandemic, CSW66 took place in a hybrid format. All side events and parallel events were fully virtual.

For Full Conference Founder Her Royal Majesty Queen Angelique-Monet of Eti-Oni starts 2:37:09-2:40:33

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