Howdy, Michael Ukwuma
Michael Ukwuma is a Human Rights Professional and an alumnus of the Equitas International Center for Human Rights Education, Montreal – Canada. He has spent most of his career life defending the human rights of the socially excluded persons especially prisoners in Nigeria and the youth in conflict with the law. He has led teams that designed over ten projects with two (2) having a national scope and impacting positively on the Criminal Justice System. He works to promote interagency synergy among Criminal Justice Institutions and develop sustainable Crime Prevention Interventions among the Youth in Nigeria. Michael is the Founder of SEVICS Nigeria which a Civil Society Organization that works with young people to foster leadership and a culture of human rights. He believes in network building and demonstrates this with the nature and quality of networks to which he belongs. He is a HundrED Ambassador and networks on this platform with other Ambassadors from across the globe on innovating education. He is also one of the 2018/2019 Discussion Ambassadors on the Equitas Online Community. Michael in a One Nigeria Ambassador and works with eleven others to promote peace, diversity, and tourism in the largest black nation in the world. This project has received endorsements from the National Orientation Agency as official partner and collaborator in Peace and Nation Building. Michael has a Masters Degree in Public Health Education from the University of Nigeria Nsukka and has published several research papers locally and internationally. He enjoys research and Public Speaking. His writings focus on Human Rights Situations in Africa and Youth Engagement.