Newark School of Global Studies Teacher Named United Nations NGO Youth Representative

Tawheed Rahmen - NSGS
Tawheed Rahman, Newark School of Global Studies Social Studies Teacher
United Nations NGO Youth Representative

[Newark, NJ] Pathways To Peace (PTP), an esteemed international Peacebuilding, educational, and consulting organization, proudly announced the appointment of Mr. Tawheed Rahman, a dedicated teacher from the Newark School of Global Studies (NSGS), as a United Nations NGO Youth Representative.

Pathways To Peace has been actively fostering Peace as a lived reality for over four decades and holds the esteemed designation of being a United Nations Peace Messenger Organization with Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). PTP collaborates locally and globally to advance the Culture of Peace Initiative (CPI), working across generations and cultures to support Peacebuilding and engage with organizations that share the vision of global harmony.

Since its establishment in 1981, PTP has partnered with the United Nations to raise awareness and participation in the International Day of Peace (Peace Day), celebrated annually on September 21st. The success of Peace Day has transformed from a local event to a global movement that touches the lives of millions worldwide.

Mr. Rahman's appointment as a UN NGO Youth Representative is a testament to his outstanding leadership and commitment to building better, safer communities. Under the guidance of Principal Ruiz and the administrative team at NSGS, Mr. Rahman has played a pivotal role in the success of the school's Model UN Program. His passion for inspiring young leaders and fostering global Peacebuilding and dialogue has been evident in the remarkable preparation and execution of Model UN conferences and Pathways To Peace workshops.

Superintendent Roger León expressed his pride in the achievement, stating, "The Newark School of Global Studies is exemplifying our commitment to offering a world-class education that prepares students for success on a global scale. The appointment of one of our educators as a UN Youth Representative is a testament to the strength of our educational programs and our teaching staff's dedication."

Board President Hasani Council shared his thoughts: "As Board President, I am thrilled to see the Newark School of Global Studies making waves on the international stage. This recognition reaffirms our belief in providing students a diverse and enriching educational experience. It reflects the collaborative efforts of our educational leaders in shaping students into compassionate, globally aware citizens."

The NSGS Model UN Team, representing Global Studies and the Newark Public Schools, has showcased exceptional skills, articulation, and passion for global Peacebuilding under Mr. Rahman's guidance. Notable achievements include:

  • Participation in the New Jersey statewide Lead Conference on Women's Empowerment
  • Ongoing Model UN Conferences
  • Representing the school admirably at Pathways To Peace workshops

Mr. Rahman's dedication and exemplary efforts as an educator and peacebuilder make him a promising UN Representative with infinite possibilities. His journey aligns seamlessly with the mission of Pathways To Peace and reflects the commitment of NSGS to nurturing future leaders dedicated to global harmony.

About Newark Public Schools
The Newark Public Schools is the largest school district in New Jersey and dates back to 1676.  The District currently enrolls over 39,000 students in 63 schools.  After more than two decades of state operation and upon return to local control in 2018, the District has opened 9 new schools under Superintendent León’s leadership with an additional portfolio of new options to be announced in the coming months and years. The Newark Board of Education serves as a beacon of educational excellence, dedicated to nurturing the potential of every student. With a commitment to innovation, inclusivity, and fostering a love for learning, the District continues to shape future generations and make a positive impact within the community.

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