Deputy PM & FM Calls for Genuine Reform of Global Institutions to Accommodate Interest of Global South

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Demeke Mekonnen has called for genuine reform of global institutions to accommodate the interest of the South at the Group 77+ China Summit underway in Havana.

The Group 77+ China Summit is aimed at ensuring that technology works for all humanity and accelerates the Sustainable Development.

Speaking at the Group 77+ China Summit, he said unilateral sanctions and coercive economic actions hamper progress in science, technology and economic development.

According to him, facilitating knowledge and technology transfer through South-South cooperation fosters innovation and the implementation of SDGs.

In this respect, Ethiopia’s digital strategy envisages inclusive digital economy with wider benefits to the wider public, Demeke added.

The deputy premier also said that Ethiopia has registered encouraging results in the implementation of the digital strategy.

The summit is expected to conclude today issuing declarations, according to Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Source: Ethiopian News Agency