OIC University Student Council Formento elected as the 1st UNYAP President – Bicol Chapter

The Sorsogon State University attended the United Nations Association of the Philippines – International Youth Convention held at The Concourse Convention Center, Legazpi City last August 29-31, 2023. Representatives from the university joined in the said event in the person of one student leader and faculty-in-charge namely, Mr. Erwin Formento, OIC University Student Council from SorSU Bulan Campus, and Mr. Mikko S. Guardian, RGC – faculty. The youth convention was participated by various student leaders across Bicol region who exemplify leadership and excellence across fields of endeavor under sustainable development goals of United Nations. It also aims to bring together youth leaders nationwide who will share and discuss youth experiences, expertise and knowledge on important issues affecting the youth.

Moreover, the United Nations Association of the Philippines (UNAP) which is the arm organization of the United Nations (UN), had organized its first ever United Nations Youth Association of the Philippines (UNYAP) – Bicol Chapter during the convention. Part of establishing the UNYAP is to create an interim officer who will lead the organization. 𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝙎𝙤𝙧𝙨𝙤𝙜𝙤𝙣 𝙎𝙩𝙖𝙩𝙚 𝙐𝙣𝙞𝙫𝙚𝙧𝙨𝙞𝙩𝙮, 𝙧𝙚𝙥𝙧𝙚𝙨𝙚𝙣𝙩𝙚𝙙 𝙗𝙮 𝙈𝙧. 𝙀𝙧𝙬𝙞𝙣 𝙁𝙤𝙧𝙢𝙚𝙣𝙩𝙤, 𝙬𝙖𝙨 𝙚𝙡𝙚𝙘𝙩𝙚𝙙 𝙖𝙨 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙛𝙞𝙧𝙨𝙩 𝙐𝙉𝙔𝘼𝙋 𝙋𝙧𝙚𝙨𝙞𝙙𝙚𝙣𝙩- 𝘽𝙞𝙘𝙤𝙡 𝘾𝙝𝙖𝙥𝙩𝙚𝙧. Other elected members of the committee came from BU College of Medicine, BU CSSP, BU Gubat Campus, Camarines Norte State College, among others. (MSG)