The Equatorial Guinea delegation led by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Simeon Oyono Esono Angue, and made up of the Minister for Education, JesA�s Engonga Ndong, the General Secretary of the National Commission for UNESCO, Santiago Bivini, and the Director General for International Cooperation, Bienvenido Osa Micha, concluded its visit in Paris on Wednesday 20th June, with the signing of an agreement between the Government and UNESCO.
The Equatorial Guinea Ambassador, Miguel Oyono Ndong Mifumu, accompanied by the Second Secretary from the Embassy, Ildefonso Nkulu Oyono Nidje, was in charge of receiving the Minister, Simeon Oyono Esono.
During his stay in Paris, the Minister for Foreign Affairs was received in audience by the French Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Jean Baptiste Lemoyne, and his special adviser, Kibily Toure. At the meeting they looked at various issues currently affecting the two countries, such as the judicial petition requested by Equatorial Guinea following the attempt to destabilise the country in December 2017, in addition to the possibility of a high-level meeting to boost the relations of friendship and cooperation, among others.
On Wednesday 20th, the cooperation agreement was signed between Equatorial Guinea, represented by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Simeon Oyono Esono Angue, and the United Nations Organisation for Education and Science (UNESCO), represented by its Director General, Andrey Azoulay, at the office of the Director at Place Fontenoy in Paris.
In his speech, the Minister for Foreign Affairs praised African Ambassadors for their participation in the latest UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea awards ceremony, and also used the occasion to ask for support from the group to continue with the awards.
Source: Official Web Page of the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea