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15.11.2020 Africa

UN Deputy Secretary-General To Visit Ghana

UN Deputy Secretary-General To Visit Ghana
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The Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Her Excellency Amina J. Mohammed, will be in Ghana on an official visit from Sunday, November 15 – Monday, November 16, 2020.

The visit seeks to support efforts towards the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, including financing for development, COVID-19 socio-economic response and recovery and regional cooperation amongst West Africa countries.

While in Ghana, the Deputy Secretary-General will pay a courtesy call on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo where she is expected to present to the President the COVID-19 Socio-Economic Response and Recovery Plan of the United Nations in Ghana. The Plan sets out the framework for the United Nations’ socio-economic support to Ghana in the face of COVID-19.

Her Excellency Amina J. Mohammed will engage with key development stakeholders including the Civil Society Organizations and development partners towards strengthening multilateral engagement for the successful implementation and attainment of Agenda2030 and support Ghana to build back better, ensuring an all-inclusive approach.

The United Nations second in command will highlight Ghana’s leadership role and support for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and emphasize the importance of strengthening the multilateral system as the best option for responding to regional and global challenges.

Her Excellency Amina J. Mohammed is expected to visit project sites in Accra to appreciate the work of the United Nations and its partners to support Ghana attain the SDGs.

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