Vice President Dr. Bawumia Attends United Nations Security Council Meeting
Source: Political Desk
The Vice President of the Republic, HE Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, left Accra, Ghana for New York, United States of America on Saturday January 22, 2022.
Ahead of meetings with senior officials of the United Nations (UN), Dr Bawumia will deliver, on behalf of HE President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, a Statement during the Open Debate of the UN Security Council, to which Ghana was recently elected as a Non-Permanent member.
Dr Bawumia is also expected to hold discussions in Washington DC with the US Assistant Secretary of State for Africa, HE Ms Molly Phee on strengthening the cooperation between the two countries on issues of mutual interest.
The Vice President returns to Accra on Friday, January 28, 2022.
Earlier this year, Ghana joined four other countries to commence a two-year term on the UN Security Council.
The other countries are; the United Arab Emirates, Brazil, Gabon and Albania.
The countries were elected unopposed by UN members in June and will each serve until the end of 2023.
They are expected to address issues such as terrorism, child soldier recruitment and conflicts in Syria, Yemen, Libya and other parts of the world.