Official Ceremony for UN Day 2018

The 24 October UN Day celebration in Cameroon took place at Ministry of External Relations (MINREX) on the theme: “Energy, key driver to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Cameroon”.

Ms. Allegra Baiocchi; UN Resident Coordinator in Cameroon stressed on mutual empowerment and support towards achieving the SDGs, appealed that“we must fight poverty, inequality” and thanked the people and government of Cameroon for their faithful cooperation with the United Nations.

She further read the UNSG message on the occasion, in which Mr. Antonio Guterres urged all of us not to give up, despite the challenges;hardship, inequality, increasing rates of conflicts, extreme poverty in the World.

H.E Adoum Gargoum; Minister Delegate at the Ministry of External Relations in charge of cooperation with the Islamic World also stressed the importance of working in synergy to build a better world. Participants also watched a video projection on the UN – Cameroon cooperation in achieving the SDGs.