Nation Will Play Active Role in Upcoming 78th UN General Assembly, G-77+ China Summit, Says Foreign Affairs Spokesperson

Ethiopia is ready to play an active role in the upcoming 78th United Nations General Assembly and Summit of Heads of State and Government of the G-77+ China, Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Meles Alem said.

Briefing the media today, he stated that preparations have been made for the General Assembly sessions which will be represented by high-level government officials.

According to him, Ethiopia’s positions will be pronounced in 55 of the 174 agenda items at the UN General Assembly.

A range of agenda items, including the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, will be discussed during the sessions that will take place between 18 and 24 September 2023, it was learned.

Noting that multilateral forums have crucial meaning for Ethiopia, Meles said Ethiopia will work effectively to use these opportunities.

World leaders will gather in New York for the assembly under the theme, “Rebuilding trust and re-igniting global solidarity: Accelerating action on the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals towards peace, prosperity, progress and the sustainability for all.”

Ethiopia will also participate at the Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Group 77 and China that will take place on September 15-16, 2023, in Havana, Cuba.

The summit will be held under the theme, “Current Development Challenges: Role of Science, Technology, and Innovation.”

Source: Ethiopian News Agency

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