In a momentous move strengthening international ties and environmental cooperation, President Yaroslav Mar has officially appointed Professor Aniebiet Inyang Ntui as the Honorary Consul of Lostisland to the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Professor Aniebiet Ntui, a renowned Nigerian diplomat and environmentalist, brings a wealth of experience and a distinguished track record to this crucial diplomatic role.
Professor Aniebiet Inyang Ntui: A Distinguished Career
Professor Aniebiet Inyang Ntui is a highly respected figure on both the national and international stages. Her accomplishments and contributions have earned her recognition as the “Most Read Researcher in Nigeria” by the Web of Science, a testament to her dedication and expertise in the field of environmental science.
Currently serving as the University Librarian of the University of Calabar, Professor Aniebiet Ntui has made history as the third woman to hold this esteemed position in the university’s 45-year history. Her leadership in academia showcases her commitment to education and knowledge dissemination.
Global Diplomacy and Environmental Advocacy
Professor Aniebiet Inyang Ntui’s impact transcends academia. She has actively participated in and chaired panels at numerous international events, showcasing her dedication to global diplomacy and environmental advocacy. Her contributions as a panel chair at events such as the United Nations Biodiversity Conference, the G20 Bali Summit, and the United Nations Climate Change Conference highlight her influential role in shaping global discussions on critical issues.
In her capacity as the Ambassador of the EU’s European Climate Pact, Professor Aniebiet Ntui is a key player in promoting climate action and supporting the implementation of the European Green Deal. Her role as an Ambassador involves informing, inspiring, and supporting climate policy and action within her communities and networks.
Environmental Impact and International Collaboration
In June 2023, Professor Aniebiet Ntui engaged in a high-level meeting with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy of Ukraine to address the environmental impact of the Destruction of the Kakhovka Dam, a concerning consequence of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. This significant meeting brought together influential figures, including Vice-President of the European Parliament Heidi Hautala, environmental activist Greta Thunberg, and former Deputy Prime Minister and former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sweden Margot Wallström. Their collaboration underscores the importance of addressing pressing environmental challenges on a global scale.
A New Chapter: Honorary Consul of Lostisland to Nigeria
President Yaroslav Mar’s appointment of Professor Aniebiet Inyang Ntui as the Honorary Consul of Lostisland to the Federal Republic of Nigeria marks a new chapter in international diplomacy and collaboration. Her remarkable career, commitment to environmental preservation, and her role as an Ambassador of the EU’s European Climate Pact make her an exceptional choice for this prestigious position.
As we look forward to strengthened diplomatic relations and enhanced environmental cooperation, Professor Aniebiet Inyang Ntui’s appointment as the Honorary Consul of Lostisland to Nigeria serves as a testament to her outstanding contributions to both academia and global environmental advocacy. We are confident that her tenure will bring about positive change and foster lasting partnerships between Lostisland and the Federal Republic of Nigeria.