In Summary
  • The 36-year-old is a teacher at Keriko Mixed Day Secondary School in remote Pwani village of Njoro, Nakuru County.
  • Tabichi will follow dialogue on financing for development, high-level meeting on elimination of nuclear weapons and updates on SDGs.

The global teacher prize winner, Peter Tabichi, will have another moment of fame as he carries the Kenyan flag high in New York.

Tabichi, who is a science teacher, is set to become the first teacher in the history of Kenya’s teaching profession by addressing the 74th session of United Nations General Assembly.

Brother Tabichi, who is a member of the Franciscan friars, a religious order founded by St Francis of Asisi in the 13th century, will recite the popular prayer of St Francis before the start of the General Assembly on Tuesday.

He is expected to give brief remarks on how he made it to the top of the world in the teaching profession.

The assembly starts its session on Tuesday in New York City and top on the agenda is a climate summit, universal health coverage and political forum on sustainable development.

GREAT HONOUR

Other topics that Tabichi will follow live include dialogue on financing for development, high-level meeting on the elimination of nuclear weapons and updates on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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