Meeting With Foreign Female Ambassadors To Ghana
February 22, 2018 2:30 pm
The Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Hon. Otiko Afisah Djaba has held a meeting with Female Ambassadors to Ghana at her Ministry for discussion of future and new collaboration and partnership for programmes and projects in the Country.
The purpose of the meeting was for participants to share ideas, plans and measures through wich they can harmoniously and perfectly collaborate to bring about activities meant at contributing to the empowerment and improvement of women and young girls in Ghana.
Making their commitment to offer support, help and assistance to the Ministry of Gender, the Female Ambassadors detailed that the 3 key areas in which they wanted to escalate support were;
- Participation of women in decision making,
- Scholarships for potential women to enter into Politics, Engineering, Science & Technology, and many others,
- Exchange programmes for Women Empowerment.
In her remarks, Hon. Otiko Afisah Djaba made know to the Ambassadors Government efforts and programmes already under implementation not only for the betterment of women and young girls but also for the promotion and protection of their rights and wellbeing.
It is expected that the outcome of the meeting helps fortify bilateral ties between Ghana and the respective Countries of Female Ambassadors.
- Ambassador Erieka Bennett, A.U Diaspora Embassy,
- Ambassador Genevieve A. Kennedy, Liberia Embassy,
- Ambassador Maria Elisa De Luna, Brazil Embassy,
- Ambassador Sun Baohong, Embassy of China,
- Ambassador Claudia Turbay Quintero, Columbia Embassy,
- Ambassador Nesrin Bayazit, Turkey Embassy,
- Lulu Xingwana, High Commission for South Africa,
- Heather Cameron, High Commissioner for Canada.