Shirley Ayorkr Botchway Calls On Members Of Forum Of Free States To Support U.N. Programs

The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Hon. Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey has called on all member states within the Forum Of Small States (FOSS) under the UN to demonstrate renewed support for the UN and move away from indifference.

According to her, Ghana remains committed to playing her part in making multilateralism work for all.

She continued that Ghana wishes to acknowledge the strength of the organization in not only facilitating political independence of several African countries in the last 1950’s and 1960’s, but for also rendering critical response to various humanitarian crisis, pandemics and other global health needs.

She was speaking during the Forum Of Small States (FOSS) high level virtual event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the signing of the UN chapter at the ministry of foreign affairs and regional integration in Accra.

She further indicated that the international community is currently at an important crossroad in history, the economic,social and humanitarian crises resulting from COVID-19 pandemic is a reminder of the need for us to agree on defining elements of our shared sovereignty.

She said Ghana shares the view that this is a moment to energize and deepen international cooperation in order to ensure that we recover together and re- build.

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