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Fellow Appointed as Human Capital Advocate

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2018 Fellow Nozipho Mbanjwa has been appointed as a Human Capital Campaign Advocate by The World Bank and Global Citizen.  The news organisation The Education Support Forum made the announcement on their site in July.  The appointment by the World Bank and Global Citizen gives Nozipho the chance to amplify her passion for human capital development, something she has been an advocate for, particularly in Africa. 

Tthe World Bank's Human Capital Project seeks to help create the political space for national leaders to prioritize transformational human capital investments in their countries. 

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Fellow appointed to World Bank advisory council

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2011 Tutu Fellow, Muhammad Sani Dattijo, has been appointed by The World Bank as a member of its Expert Advisory Council on Citizen Engagement.

Dattijo, who has over a decade of experience in development policy formulation, public finance and project implementation, is currently the Commissioner for Budget and Planning in Kaduna State, Nigeria. He is responsible for designing the fiscal strategy and coordinating the implementation and monitoring of the Kaduna State budget. Prior to his appointment as a Commissioner, he was a Policy Adviser in the Executive Office of United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon in New York and a member of the Secretary General’s core team working on Sustainable Development Goals.

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