FRANCIS-XAVIER SOSU (ESQ), PRESIDENT, YOUTH FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AFRICA
Francis-Xavier Sosu (ESQ) is a renowned Human Rights lawyer and activist in Ghana with a passion to promote the ideals of fundamental freedoms and liberties of individuals in Ghana and all democracies in Africa. He is a Human Rights Ambassador from Ghana to Human Rights Summit at the UN by the Youth For Human Rights International. Lawyer Sosu holds Bachelor of Arts (BA) (Honors) in Sociology, Bachelor of Law (LLB) (Honors), and Masters of Law (LLM), Oil and Gas all from the University of Ghana.
Francis-Xavier Sosu began his law Career at Logan & Associates where he did his pupilage and worked for about 18 months before Founding the F-X Law & Associates in 2012. He the Founder of F-X Law & Associates (Human Rights and Public Interest Law Firm), with five (5) Partners and three (3) Due to his humble background, Lawyer Sosu naturally wants to serve others and fight for the vulnerable in society, the reason he chose HUMAN RIGHTS and PUBLIC INTEREST LAW as his passion.
He is an ardent advocate for Human Right, Child, and Social Protection and represented several 100s of wrongly detained prisoners in Ghana through Justice For All Initiative.
Francis grew up as a destitute street child, was adopted by Village of Hope, and have found God's grace. He has since become an Ambassador of Hope to many street children and destitute persons in Ghana and Africa.
He is Founder and President of the Treasure of Life Foundation Ghana and USA.
He is also a Founding Member and President for the African Continental Human Rights project called the Youth For Human Rights, Africa.
Rania Haddad~2016: JCI Peace Is Possible Committee Chairperson
Rania Haddad has been an active member of JCI since 2005 & served in several national, regional & international positions & won several awards nationally, regionally & internationally.
- 2006: JCI Lebanon VP (founding member)
- 2007 & 2008: JCI Lebanon SG
- 2009: JCI Lebanon President
- 2010: JCI North Africa & the Middle East Development Councilor (Awarded for growth achievement after potentially affiliating JCI Jordan & JCI Egypt)
- 2011: JCI VP for Africa & the Middle East (Awarded as Most Outstanding JCI VP for Africa & the Middle East)
- 2012: JCI UN Affairs Commissioner for Africa & the Middle East
- 2013: JCI EVP for Africa & the Middle East & chaired the JCI Area Conference in Botswana
- 2014: JCI 100th Anniversary Celebrations Committee Chairperson (Awarded as Most Outstanding JCI Appointee)
- 2015: JCI Sponsorship Committee Chairperson (Awarded as Most Outstanding JCI Appointee)
- 2016: JCI Peace Is Possible Committee Chairperson (Awarded as Most Outstanding JCI Appointee)