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21.01.2016 Politics

President Mahama co-chairs forum on 2030 Agenda

By GNA
President Mahama co-chairs forum on 2030 Agenda
LISTEN JAN 21, 2016

Accra, Jan. 21, GNA - President John Dramani Mahama is chairing a co-chair a Forum on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development on the sidelines of the on-going World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

A statement from the Flagstaff House Communications Bureau to the GNA said the Davos event, which would be attended by world leaders, would launch the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Advocacy Group appointed only this week by the United Nations Secretary General.

It said the event would set the tone for a strong level of global engagement for the SDGs and the Group's future activities.

The statement said President Mahama and Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway are co-chairing the 16-member SDG Advocacy Group, put together to support the Secretary-General's efforts to generate momentum and commitment to achieve the SDGs by 2030.

It said President Mahama left Accra on Wednesday, January 20 and would return on Friday, January 22.

Ms Hanna Serwaa Tetteh, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, accompanied the President.

GNA

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