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Ghanaians resident in New York show support for Akufo-Addo at UNGA 78

Ghanaian citizens domiciled in New York in the United States of America stormed the United Nations headquarters in New York City yesterday (20 September 2023) to show their support for President Akufo-Addo and to acknowledge his leadership amid the economic challenges Ghana is experiencing.

Ghanaians resident in the United States show their support for President Akufo-Addo outside the United Nations headquarters in New York City, where he addressed the UN General Assembly on 20 September 2023

The president is in New York, participating in the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and in the high-level political forum of the UN under the theme: “Rebuilding Trust and Reigniting Global Solidarity: Accelerating Action on the 2030 Agenda and UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Towards Peace, Prosperity, Progress and Sustainability for All”.

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The president delivered his national statement to the UNGA on Wednesday (20 September) with a call on the big global powers to reform the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to give the rest of the world a say on global issues other than the permanent members (powerful few) such as the US, China, Russia, UK and France.

Ghanaians resident in the United States show their support for President Akufo-Addo outside the United Nations headquarters in New York City, where he addressed the UN General Assembly on 20 September 2023

President Akufo-Addo also used his address to make a passinate call on the need for reparations to be paid to African and African countries who were hugely impacted by the transatlantic slave trade.

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