Thomas-Greenfield: U S ambassador to UN visits Ghana

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U S representative to the United Nations, will travel to Ghana, Mozambique, and Kenya from 25 to 29 January to affirm and strengthen America’s partnerships with key current and former UN Security Council members.

Following on the US-Africa Leaders Summit, ambassador Thomas-Greenfield’s visit will advance shared priorities, including addressing regional security, reinforcing commitments to democracy and human rights, strengthening food security, supporting African resilience and recovery, and mitigating the effects of climate change.

In Ghana, ambassador Thomas-Greenfield will build on her August 2022 visit, including in meetings with women leaders and civil society, an official statement issued by the U S mission to the United Nations said.

“In Mozambique, ambassador Thomas-Greenfield will highlight our strong partnership and welcome Mozambique to a historic first term on the UN Security Council. The ambassador will also meet with UN officials, alumni of U.S. exchange programs, students, and members of civil society, including those engaged in climate change adaptation measures in Mozambique,” the statement said.

It added: “In Kenya, ambassador Thomas-Greenfield will receive briefings from the UN country team on humanitarian programs, including the regional drought response and assistance to refugees. Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield will meet with refugees pending resettlement in the United States and highlight the Administration’s newly-launched Welcome Corps program.

Source: asaaseradio


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