- DJ Cuppy, the internationally renowned DJ, took the stage at the United Nations International Day of Peace Youth Observance in New York with an electrifying presence that captivated the audience of young and passionate attendees.
- Her powerful speech left an indelible mark on the audience, inspiring them to embrace education, take action for peace, and contribute to achieving the Global Goals.
During a historic gathering at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City, Florence “DJ Cuppy” Otedola, the acclaimed international DJ, philanthropist, and advocate for education, delivered a captivating speech that deeply touched the hearts of numerous high school students and esteemed guests in attendance.
This momentous occasion occurred on recently as part of the UN International Day of Peace Youth Observance, centered around a thought-provoking theme: “Actions for Peace: Our Ambition for the #GlobalGoals.”
A central theme in DJ Cuppy’s speech revolved around the idea that each person possesses a unique talent or gift. She stressed the importance of introspection and self-discovery as the means to uncover these individual abilities.
DJ Cuppy’s personal journey, transitioning from a young Nigerian girl with local aspirations to an international DJ and philanthropist, served as a powerful testament to the transformative potential of embracing one’s talents.
Throughout her speech, DJ Cuppy stressed the importance of young people as catalysts for change. She underscored that youth are not just future leaders but current leaders, urging them to actively work towards these ambitious goals.
DJ Cuppy’s speech ended with a heartfelt commitment to a more peaceful and fair world. She urged the audience to remember that “peace starts with us,” emphasizing that the journey toward peace and sustainable development begins with individuals and extends to communities, nations, and the world as a whole.
Her call to action at the UN event was a testament to her unwavering commitment to inspiring positive change. Her speech resonated deeply with the audience, igniting the flames of passion and activism within the hearts of young attendees.
As a philanthropist, DJ Cuppy founded the Cuppy Foundation six years ago, dedicated to advancing education and creating opportunities for young people.
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