The UNHL Forum: Asantehene Engaged The Diaspora In Africa’s Transformative Revolution

Asantehene Otumfour Osei Tutu II

The United Nations High-Level Forum on the Culture of Peace – 20th Anniversary is constantly met by the President of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly.

It might be reviewed that on 13 September 1999, the United Nations General Assembly embraced, by agreement and without reservation, its spearheading and standard setting goals 53/243 on the Declaration and Program of Action on a Culture of Peace.

The General Assembly consequently embraced resolutions regarding the subject each year since 1997. Through yearly meaningful goals of the most recent 20 years just as annual High-Level Forums since 2012, the General Assembly has featured the need it appends without limit and powerful execution of these forward-looking choices which are all around pertinent and reacts to the desires of each individuals for progress.

The fundamental focus is to fortify the global development to promote the Culture of Peace, as visualized by the United Nations, especially in the current global setting, including for the full usage of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and considering rising patterns.

On the 13th of September 2019, the twentieth Anniversary tumbled off in New York (UN Headquarters), and the Theme of the Forum was:

“The Culture of Peace: Empowering and Transforming Humanity”

Introductory statements was from H.E. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, President of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly.

The occasion was interlinked with the sustainable development plan for 2030. It was to promote the culture of peace and non-violence as well as global citizenship as a feature of the information and abilities expected to advance feasible turn of events.

One of the speakers of the occasion was His Royal Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene (King of the Asantes of Ghana). He conveyed a lovely keynote address on the Culture of Peace.

The occasion additionally denoted the 25th Anniversary of the Adoption of the Declaration and Program of Action in New York and at the African Union, in Washington D.C.

Prior to the occasion in New York, the Asantehene, met with the African Union Representational Mission to the United States to talk about the significance of drawing in the diaspora in Africa’s financial transformative revolution.

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