Nairobi, 18 September, 2019 / 10:50 pm (ACI Africa).
The World’s best Teacher 2019, Kenyan religious brother Peter Tabichi is making history as the first Religious Brother to address a United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
Previous UNGAs have been addressed by Presidents, former Presidents, Cardinals, among other usually eminent persons.
Br. Tabichi, a member of the Order of Franciscans founded by St. Francis of Assisi in the 13th century is expected to address the ongoing 74th session of UNGA in New York, the very first consecrated brother to address the main deliberative, policy-making, and representative organ of the UN.
According to some reports, Br. Tabichi is expected to “urge decision makers to encourage the teaching of sciences in Africa.”
He is also expected to give brief remarks on how he made it to the top as the world's best teacher.