During their closing speech, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Francophonie and Congolese Abroad, Mister. Jean-Claude Gakosso, whose country now holds the revolving presidency of UNSAC, indicated that Congo will spare no effort for the wealth of the sub-region. Note that the 55th ministerial meeting of UNSAC will take place from might 15 to 19, 2023 in Sao Tome.
On this session, the participants also adopted a declaration over the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo where the revival of the M23 is very stressing. The Head of UNOCA regretted that the situation in the East of this country is gradual to normalize, despite the striking initiatives of the countries from the region. Hence, according to your pet, the urgent need to unite efforts to preserve the peacefulness, security and stability from the States of Central Africa.
Your head of UNOCA also insisted on the main challenges when it comes to peace and security, highlighting maritime insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea, violent extremism in the Lake Chad basin, the shortcomings of electoral systems, inter-community violence, the circulation of small hands and light weapons, the consequence of climate change, hate conversation, etc .
The Chief executive of UNOCA Mr. Abdou Abarry also recalled the paramount importance of the management of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) in the prevention of violent conflicts, Mr. Abdou Abarry recalled the importance of ECCAS, especially in the prevention of violent conflicts and the management of crises in its Member States. In the same spirit, he or she indicated that UNSAC continues to be a relevant tool for precautionary diplomacy and confidence-building between Member States, adding it is a valuable platform for consultation on tensions that may arise between neighboring States. This individual encouraged member countries to keep their commitment to the Committee in order to ensure the continuity and fluidity of its activities while pursuing the representation begun several years ago on a change of working methods, using a view to more efficient operation.
The 54 th ministerial program of the United Nations Standing Advisory Committee on Security Questions in Central Africa (UNSAC) was held in Brazzaville from january 12 to 16, 2023. The official opening ceremony was chaired by the Excellent Minister Congolese, Mr. Anatole Collinet Makosso. It happened in the presence of associates of the Government, the Diplomatic Corps, and Representatives of regional and sub-regional agencies as well as Senior Officials from the United Nations.
In the speech, the Head of Un Regional Office for Main Africa ( UNOCA ), Mr. Abdou Abarry expressed his gratitude to the Government for its amazing hospitality as well as for the efforts and resources invested in giving an optimal framework just for consultation and reflection on security issues in Central Africa.. He then highlighted the progress made in certain locations. He particularly praised the involvement of women in political life and in the management of public affairs, talking about, among other things, the accession of girls to the vice-presidency of the Republic in Angola and Gabon. He then reminded that this technique reflects the need to promote their own participation in all bodies intended for reflection, consultation and decision-making, especially since they have an important role to play in the prevention plus resolution of conflicts in the sub-region. He said he or she was convinced that additional efforts will be made to also take into account the good representation of women in official delegations, which includes within the framework of UNSAC statutory meetings, in accordance with the particular Sao Tome Declaration adopted. on december 2, 2016 by the Committee.