President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is expected to address the United Nations General Assembly at its 74th meeting in New York today.
The President will among other things speak on the gains the country has made so far in the areas of health, education and the protection of human rights.
As Co-Chair of the group of Eminent Leaders on the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the President is also expected to give an account of the group’s work so far towards the achievement of the SDGs.
This will be President Akufo-Addo’s third address at the United Nations since assuming office.
At the invitation of the President of Princeton University, President Akufo-Addo has already delivered a public address at Princeton University on Friday, 20th September 2019 as part of his working visit to the US.
Also, at the invitation of Mr. Robert Barchi, President of Rutgers, he delivered another public address at the Achebe Leadership Forum on September 21, 2019.
President Akufo-Addo will also participate in, and deliver remarks at an event to be hosted by the US Corporate Council on Africa (CCA), celebrating the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), and participate in a series of UN-related side meetings.