Nisaa Jetha is a qualified solicitor of England and Wales and Global Strategist operating in the diplomatic sphere. She has been invited to attend high-level public diplomacy plenaries at the United Nations and has curated her own platforms with international governments present within The Parliament of the United Kingdom in The House of Lords and The House of Commons. She has also been engaged inside The Parliament of Canada as a speech writer and policy analyst for then Canada’s UN Special Envoy to Darfur and Canadian Senator.
Nisaa Jetha co-launched an social enterprise at the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry in February 2015 where she was a speaker and instrumental in putting together a platform that later engaged various African Ambassadors, UK government representatives, private sector players, senior policy drivers, the development arm of the UK government and later the United Nations. She aligned the strategy closely after several UN Sustainable Development Goals before global adoption and was invited into the House of Commons hosted by The Hon. Richard Fuller MP where she moderated a panel on the hurdles of market entry of alternative energies in African markets in the presence of numerous African Ambassadors represented from various countries. As the Chief Global Strategist of the social-enterprise she attended the United Nations Sustainable Energy for All Forum where 1500 of the most senior global leaders attended across industry sector including more than thirty Energy and Finance Ministers. She liaised with celebrity artist Akon and his Akon Light Africa initiative alongside key innovators and was later invited on stage by Kandeh Yumchella and acknowledged with other young social entrepreneurs in the energy sector.
Nisaa Jetha launched an energy governance campaign in the highest house of UK Parliament (House of Lords) through the membership organisation she founded in July 2015 hosted by The Baroness Verma, The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for International Development. Nisaa Jetha invited key alternative energy industry leaders to be present on a high-level invite-only plenary such as the facilitator of the 1999 creation of Shell Hydrogen, Aldwych International, and a global innovator.
She was elected a Director of part of a local Junior Chamber International organization in 2015 which has global affiliations with UNESCO, The Economic and Social Chamber of the United Nations, and in an international world partnership with the International Chamber of Commerce. She also founded and launched a provisional membership chamber in the House of Lords in July 2015. When attending the JCI- World Partnership Summit 2015 at the United Nations she was present when The Junior Chamber International presented the United Nations with a viable document of its community initiatives linked to the MDGs for the past 15 years. She also was a part of an open forum which provided feedback to JCI World on draft legislation that was later adopted.
Nisaa Jetha was selected to attend the Post-2015 Adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals which was signed off by 193 countries. During the Post-2015 adoption, Nisaa Jetha was invited to a private closed press plenary with JCI World President Ismail Haznedar, the Turkish government, UN Habitat and senior diplomats on sustainable development initiatives Turkey was engaged within. She also attended a delegation with Rt. Hon. Justine Greening MP, UK Secretary of State for International Development and Eric Solheim, Chair and OECD Development Cooperation Directorate (DAC) and the African Union’s New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) delegation where the President of Senegal, ex-President of Ghana and other senior international Ministers and policy advisers were present.
Nisaa Jetha has been a speaker at the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, The House of Commons, The House of Lords, The New York Tolerance Centre, The Career Breakthrough Conference 2015, The Climate Change Conference hosted by a NGO in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, where she spoke alongside the First Chairman of the World Economic Forum at Davos for Sustainable Cities and a prominent BBC Correspondent. She was also selected to moderate the Energy and Infrastructure panel at the British Awards for African Development 2015.
Having a keen interest in energy governance, carbon neutral solutions and climate change she was instrumental in curating a side-event at COP21, the twenty-first session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) and the eleventh session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP) which took place in Paris, France and resulted in the Paris Agreement. The plenary engaged the USAID Director of Climate Projects, the Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, the Managing Director of Africa Power, the Principal Partner at Development Three alongside an influential global advocate that has advised governments.
Nisaa Jetha also sat on a the only global inter-agency working group for youth and gender equality for over two years with UN Women, the United Nations entity for gender equality and the empowerment of women; Goodwill Ambassadors include Nicole Kidman, Emma Watson, alongside supporters such as Malala Yousafzai, and Oprah. She was selected by UN Women and 92Y to curate one of the only 32 global UK Genius events on Google Campus.
Nisaa has a keen interest in global governance and been a speaker in UK Parliament on increasing female representation in politics & international governance, moderated at The British Awards for African Development, presented her energy governance strategy to the Chief of Staff of the First Lady of Nigeria (H.E. Buhari) alongside Ambassador Diane E. Watson (Former Member of US Congress) and UNESCO Liaison Officer at the International Strategic Alliance Committee Summit.