By Julius Mugaga Tukacungurwa/ Umoja Standard.
Kansanga, Uganda: On 15th February2023, International University of East Africa (IUEA) will install their new and 2nd Chancellor Ambassador Dr. Amina Chawir Mohammed, following the death of their founding Chancellor Late Professor Emmanuel Tumusime Mutebile.
This is intended to replace Late Prof. Mutebile who held the position from 2010 till he was called by the creator in January, 2022 and was described as very strong footing and a path of excellence and integrity to the university by Vice Chancellor, Prof Emeka Akaezuwa
Incoming Chancellor Amb. Dr. Amina Chawir Mohammed is a Lawyer by training who now is the Executive Director of The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) coordinating responses to environmental issues within the United Nations system.
“Fine words do not produce food – I am counting on Youth to be the change agents & torchbearers our world so desperately needs. My job description is simple: to build a world where every girl & boy has the tools & support to make their dreams a reality.” She was quoted during youths forum of recent.
She was recognized 6th of the ‘Most Reputable Personality in Africa’ placing her among the other 100 eminent personalities aimed at recognizing and celebrating her achievements for making a positive impact in Africa by Reputation Poll International early this year.
“The new chancellor is expected to usher in new university leadership, expertise, and guidance to the institute”. Remarks, IUEA management.
Management believes that this will bring new leadership, fresh perspectives, and a wealth of expertise to the institution.
The statement also indicated that ‘The university community is in no doubt that the new chancellor will be instrumental in guiding the institution towards even more outstanding achievements and helping it to meet the challenges of the future head-on’.
Amb. Dr. Amina is also a former Cabinet Secretary for Sports, Heritage, and Culture in Kenya. She previously served as chairwoman of the International Organization for Migration and the World Trade Organization’s General Council, as well as Assistant Secretary-General among other placements.
About International University of East Africa.
IUEA is a university in Uganda that believes in offering a transformational experience for its students, ensuring that they grow and develop in ways that they might not even yet have dreamed of.
It is one of the strongest universities in East Africa that doesn’t just rely on a heritage stretching back over many years but focus on making history every day. Their growing numbers and high graduate employability demonstrate that they are a real force in the higher education sector.
International University Of East Africa (IUEA) is a University licensed by the Uganda National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) situated in Kansanga, Kampala City, It’s a multi-cultural university with students coming across Africa and beyond focusing mainly on technology, innovation, Legal, Business courses among others.
The university has exhibited various technological advancements including electric motorcycles, tractors, apps among others