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Uganda's Adonia Ayebare to lead African diplomats at the UN

Sunday September 15, 2019

 

Uganda's Ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations Adonia Ayebare has been elected as chair of the African group of permanent representatives at the united nations (UN)

This election comes at a time when Africa takes over the Presidency of the UN General Assembly, with H.E Prof.Tijjani Muhammed Bande Permanent Representative of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as President of General Assembly.

H.E. Adonia takes over from H.E Mr. Omer Mohamed Ahmed Siddig, the Permanent Representative of Sudan to the United Nations and pledges to continue the efforts started, and carried out by his predecessors with utmost determination, devotion and dedication.

He also promised to further strengthen and encourage the continued cordial relations in the African Group in the United Nations to be able to drive the agenda of the "Africa we want" and in achieving Agenda 2063.

Ayebare also pledges the continued support of the Government of the Republic of Uganda in advancing Africa’s priorities, promoting a strong and cohesive African voice at the United Nations through the African Group and looks forward to a fruitful month of September.

One of the key objectives of the group will be to advocate and advance the positions in order to ultimately achieve Agenda 2063 and also offer more support to the President of the 74th Session of the General Assembly during his tenure especially now that Africa represented by Nigeria will be holding the Presidency.