48th Meeting of UNSAC in Kinshasa

From 27th to 31st May, the city of Kinshasa hosted the meeting of the United Nations Standing Advisory Committee on Security Questions in Central Africa.

With the participation of various CEEAC member countries, the meeting began with words from the African Union Representative, followed by a speech from the Representative of the UN General Secretary and words from the Vice-Minister for Integration from the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Those present examined in depth the critical problems affecting the community, such as the fight against Boko-Haran in the Great lakes region.

The Foreign Ministers attending the meeting also congratulated the Democratic Republic of Congo for the expertise shown during the elections in December 2019, and the peaceful transition between the outgoing and incoming presidents.

Furthermore, and during the 48th Meeting of Foreign Ministers (United Nations Standing Advisory Committee on Security Questions in Central Africa), Chad handed on the presidency to the Democratic Republic of Congo.

UNSAC is made up of 11 member countries of CEEAC and its main aim is to strengthen and rebuild trust among member States.

Equatorial Guinea took part in the debates with a senior delegation led by the Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Bonifacio Mitogo Edjang, and including the First Deputy Representative of Equatorial Guinea before the United Nations, Job Obiang Esono Mbengono, and the Equatorial Guinea Ambassador to Congo Brazzaville, Samuel Ateba Owono, among others.

Source: Equatorial Guinea Press and Information Office

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