General News Tue, 4 Jun 2019

Ghana’s Foreign Minister in Berlin for Climate Change conference

Ghana’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Ms Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey (MP) is in Germany to attend the 2019 Climate and Security Conference which comes on tomorrow, Tuesday June 4, 2019.

Ms Botchwey who arrived in the German capital, Berlin on Monday, June 3, 2019, at the invitation of her counterpart, the German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Heiko Maas will deliver the keynote address on the topic, Climate Change and Socio-Economic Conflicts.

She will participate in a high-level panel discussion on political responses to the threats climate change poses on international peace.

As part of her programme in Berlin, the Foreign Minister will hold bilateral talks with Dr Jan Hecker, the Foreign Policy and Security Advisor to German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Rt. Hon. Markfield, Minister of State for Asia and Pacific, Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London.

The Foreign Minister was accompanied by the Director of the Europe Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Ms Doris Brese, Director - Office of the Foreign Minister, Ms Carolyn Oppong-Ntiri and other officials from the Foreign Ministry.

Ms Botchwey and members of her delegation, were met on arrival by Ghana’s Ambassador to Germany, Mrs Gina Ama Blay and senior officials from the Berlin Mission.

Source: Graphic.com.gh
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