President John Dramani Mahama has arrived in Paris, France, to address the UNESCO International Day for Universal Access to Information today.
President Mahama, who is the Co-Chair of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Advocacy Group of the UN, will speak on the importance of information and media to sustainable development, with a focus on Goal 16 of the 2030 Agenda.
Goal 16 is dedicated to peace, stability and human rights and effective governance, based on the rule of law.
The Flagstaff House said President Mahama’s talk “is being facilitated by UNESCO’s International Program for the Development of Communication (IPDC) and will be preceded by a number of panel discussions on various other goals of the 2030 Agenda.”
President Mahama flew to Paris from New York where he attended the 71st United Nations General Assembly.
The President’s other engagements in Paris include bilateral talks with French President Francois Hollande, and the launch at the UNESCO of an exhibition on Nature Conservation in Ghana, with a focus on the Mole National Park.
He will also meet with French Investors.
SOURCE: Daily Graphic