MOFRI organises UN Day unity walk


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Accra, Oct. 21, GNA – The Ministry of Foreign
Affairs and Regional Integration (MOFRI) on Saturday organised a Unity Walk
along some principal streets of Accra to mark the beginning of the United
Nations (UN) Day Commemoration.

The walk, which drew participation from
officials of MOFRI, members of the Ghana Security Services and a cross section
of the Ghanaian populace, commenced from MOFRI head

Accra, Oct. 21, GNA – The Ministry of Foreign
Affairs and Regional Integration (MOFRI) on Saturday organised a Unity Walk
along some principal streets of Accra to mark the beginning of the United
Nations (UN) Day Commemoration.

The walk, which drew participation from
officials of MOFRI, members of the Ghana Security Services and a cross section
of the Ghanaian populace, commenced from MOFRI head office through to the
Jubilee House and back to the MOFRI head office for the aerobics session.

Mr Francis Kotia, Director Multilateral
Relations Bureau at MOFRI said; “the essence of this unity walk is to
bring attention to the working of the UN and its various agencies within the
country and across the globe.”

“From next week we would have other
activities lined-up. The highlights of the activities would be on Wednesday,
which would be the flag raising ceremony at the forecourt of the State House.
The activities centre around the theme of the 73rd United Nations General
Assembly session this year.

“The theme runs through the year from
September 2018 to September 2019, where it would have run its course and a new
theme would be released by the UN General Assembly”.

He said the walk was the initial stage of the
activities and would be culminated with the flag raising ceremony, which would
be preisded over by Miss Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, the Minister for Foreign
Affairs and Regional Integration.

The theme for this year’s UN Day celebration
is; ‘Making the United Nations relevant to all people: Global Leadership and
Shared responsibilities for peaceful, equitable and sustainable societies’

GNA


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