HumanRights Lawyer Tshiamo Rantao, who was recognised for his Contribution to children, world peace, and/or human rights, has made it through to the top 20. A panel of judges, and votes from the public will help determine if he makes it into the top 10.
The JCI Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World (JCI TOYP) Program recognizes young people who excel in their chosen fields and exemplify the best attributes of the world’s young people. Individuals can be nominated in one of ten categories ranging from business accomplishments and humanitarian efforts to outstanding leadership, medical and cultural achievements.
If Rantao is voted into the top 10 he will receive a free round-trip ticket to attend the JCI World Congress in Rio de Janeiro Brazil from the 4th to 9th November 2013. He will then be featured at the TOYP awards ceremony. After the ceremony, there is a reception for honourees, special invitees, JCI Board members, Chief Delegates and community dignitaries. Hotel accommodation at the congress headquarters hotel in Rio, and two free JCI World Congress registrations will also be included if he makes it.
Past honourees from Botswana who went on to be placed in the top ten include Mr Kitso Masi (2009), Mr Uyapo Ndadi (2010), and Ms Keneilwe Moseki (2012). JCI is a worldwide community of young active citizens ages 18-40 who are dedicated to creating the positive change they wish to see in themselves and the world. There are nearly 200,000 members active in 115 countries around the
To vote and view Mr Rantao’s profile go to www.jci.cc/toypvote. Scroll down to find Mr Tshiamo Rantao then click ‘read more’, a second page will open then, on the bottom left corner, click ‘like’. You would have voted. The public is encouraged to vote in numbers for Rantao by liking his profile online.