Pastor Clement Achim Gyimah, the Roman Ridge District Minister of The Church of Pentecost in Accra, has been appointed as African Renaissance and Diaspora Network (ARDN) Ghana Country Representative.
In this role, he will lead the development, implementation and promotion of ARDN programmes under the direction of Dr. Djibril Diallo, ARDN President and CEO. His appointment took effect from September 30, 2021.
“Rev. Achim Gyimah has more than 20 years of experience in youth leadership and the promotion of youth empowerment. He has successfully led projects and programmes on the promotion of youth leadership and voluntary service in Ghana and internationally. He has designed, led and monitored several public initiatives on capacity building for youth leaders and young people. Rev. Achim Gyimah also has a strong background in building strategic partnerships and coaching for youth capacity building,” a statement issued by ARDN Office in New York in the United States of America, has stated.
According to the statement, Pastor Achim Gyimah brings to ARDN his expertise in youth moblisation and strategic partnerships.
Rev. Achim Gyimah has MSc. in Organisational Development and an Alumni of London School of Economics and Political Science, Programme for Africa Leadership and holds several certificates on leadership. He is currently pursuing his PhD in Management. He is a founding member of ROJALNU (Pan-African Youth Leadership Network) and the first Country Coordinator for Global Youth Action Network in Ghana. He has been a Minister of The Church of Pentecost in Ghana for the past 17 years.
The ARDN is an internationally operating NGO headquartered in New York, with the status of a United States 501(c)(3) public charity. ARDN mission is to accelerate the attainment of the African renaissance by advocating for and supporting United Nations programmes and priorities. To this end, ARDN mobilizes the passion of government, educators, artists, intellectuals, the private sector, civil society and youth, using the power of art, sport and culture as vectors for creating a better world. ARDN serves as the Secretariat for the Global Alliance of Mayors and Leaders from Africa and of African Descent.