Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Full Slate of Meetings for President Obiang at 68th U.N. General Assembly

Equatorial Guinea’s President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo will address the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on September 26. President Obiang has a full schedule of other events this week, including several meetings with other heads of government and heads of state.

The Equatorial Guinea delegation, led by President Obiang, joins 130 Heads of State and Government, Vice Presidents, Prime Ministers, Ministers of Foreign Affairs and their delegations as they come together to discuss important international issues such as development, climate change, fulfilling the Millennium Development Goals, economy and global finance, food security and others.

President Obiang met with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, earlier this week to discuss the progress of the activities being carried out by the UN in Equatorial Guinea. During the meeting, the Secretary-General reaffirmed the “UN’s commitment to continue to support the efforts of Equatorial Guinea and Gabon towards the peaceful settlement of their border dispute through referral to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in a timely manner,” said a UN official statement.

Today, President Obiang held bilateral meetings with Cote d’Ivoire President Alassane Ouatarra, South Africa President Jacob Zuma, and Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller.