Ghana will on 1st November assume Presidency of the UN Security Council

Ghana will on Tuesday, November 1, 2022, assume the Presidency of the United Nations (UN) Security Council, which is a historic moment in the country’s two-year tenure at the Security Council. The UN Security Council is the principal organ for the maintenance and furtherance of international peace and security.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration in a media release outlined some activities that would be held in November towards Ghana’s Presidency at the UN Security Council.

The statement said there would be a press briefing by Mr. Harold Agyeman, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Ghana to the United Nations in New York, and also brief the Wider UN Membership.

On November 3, 2022, there will be an open ministerial debate to be chaired by Ghana’s Foreign Minister, Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey.

It will be on the topic: “Integrating Effective Resilience Building in Peace Operations for Sustainable Peace”. President Akufo-Addo would be Chairman of the debate at the Heads of State level on the topic “Counter-terrorism in Africa: An Imperative for Peace, Security, and Development”.


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