The meeting took place at the headquarters of the United Nations in New York, in the presence of representatives from member States.
The Equatorial Guinea First Deputy Permanent Representative, Job Obiang Esono Mbengono, was the person responsible for coordinating the various speeches from member States, aimed at seeking a better strategy for maritime control and the elimination of terrorism and human trafficking.
After thanking the representatives for the huge participation in the meeting organised by the United States, Holland, Ethiopia, Ivory Coast and the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Obiang Esono Mbengono first pointed out that the oceans are the greatest natural resource and one of the vehicles of progress for humanity.
He also indicated that our country shares with others from Central and East Africa on of the most popular geopolitical areas on the continent, the Gulf of Guinea, and he declared that Equatorial Guinea reaffirmed its commitment to contribute to the maintenance of development on both the continent and in the world in general, providing absolute support to global and regional efforts in the intense battle against organised crime in all its forms.
The meeting was attended by various figures from the Permanent Mission, including ministerial advisers, advisers and secretaries.
Source: Official Web Page of the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea