Coalition Peace (UK) Names Gwen Myers to Board of Trustees

first_imgGwendolyn S. Myers, executive director, Messengers of Peace-Liberia, Inc.Messengers of Peace (MoP) executive director Gwendolyn Myers has been appointed by the Coalition Peace Network as a members of its Board of Trustees.Coalition Peace is a UK-based start-up non-governmental organization (NGO) committed to encouraging collaboration between communities and NGOs for greater global good with the objective to bring together organizations to form an international coalition; sharing, combining and collaborating to develop expert-driven research, and peace-building resources.“Delighted to announce that Gwendolyn Myers, Founder & Executive Director of Messengers of Peace Liberia, is joining our Board of Trustees. We are really excited about Gwendolyn’s expertise as a local peace-builder, with focus on youth and gender issues,” Coalition Peace said in a Facebook post.In a mobile phone conversation on Monday, September 10, Myers said her selection was based on lots of recommendations from people, as well as an extensive research done by the Coalition Peace itself about her work.This knowledge will be translated into practice through a peace-building and capacity-building app, accessible free of charge to communities and locally-led peace initiatives, the group said on its website.“I had my first Board of trustees meeting last month [August], and the Facebook post was just a confirmation of it being official,” she added. Myers expressed her gratitude to God for the recent recognition, appointment and accolades bestowed upon her and her organization.Last month, another group, the Youth Hub Africa, named Ms. Myers as one of the “Outstanding Change Makers” in the country.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Lyon president Aulas updates fans on Nabil Fekir transfer

first_img“I spoke with Nabil Fekir the day after the night when we decided to stop negotiations with Liverpool,” he explained to French publication Le Parisen.“He was very calm. I immediately said to him that if he wanted to stay, we could do an extension.“I’ve said it before, we don’t need to sell. We have the capacity to keep Fekir. The current plan is to let nobody leave to have the best team possible and to make signings as previously planned.”Fekir was understood to be so confident of becoming a Liverpool player that he had already chosen his shirt number.However, early in June, Lyon released a statement saying negotiations had ended.“Olympique Lyonnais informs that the negotiations with Liverpool and Nabil Fekir for the transfer of the captain of OL have not succeeded and that Olympique Lyonnais has decided to put an end to this negotiation tonight.“Although the club Liverpool has been the priority of a possible transfer of Nabil, Olympique Lyonnais is delighted to be able to count on the presence of [our] captain who is a leading rookie for 2018/2019 during which the club will play the Champions League.”Fekir is currently in Russia with the France national team where he featured against both Australia and Peru. Nabil Fekir could be offered a new contract to remain at Lyon.The France international was on the verge of joining Liverpool in a £53m transfer only for the deal to fall through and the Ligue 1 club’s president, Jean-Michel Aulas revealed he has been talking to the 24-year-old about the possibility of extending his stay. 2 Nabil Fekir came through the academy at Lyon 2last_img read more