Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey Aims For The Role Of Commonwealth Secretary-General Display a web interstitial ad

Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey aims for the role of Commonwealth Secretary-General

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Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey

Ghana’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, has formally declared her candidature for the Commonwealth Secretary-General post.

With this noteworthy bid, Botchwey establishes himself as a strong contender for a position that is critical to developing cooperative relationships, supporting the interests of the various Commonwealth member nations, and building diplomatic connections.

Madam Botchwey has been nominated by President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana for the upcoming election of a new Secretary-General. The President expressed his confidence in Minister Botchwey’s ability to lead Ghana’s pursuit of renewal and the establishment of resilient and thriving economies through collaborative community efforts.

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This pledge is in line with the common objectives highlighted at the 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), which took place in Rwanda’s Kigali.

“I have strong confidence in Foreign Minister Botchwey to lead our aspiration for renewal and for building future-looking resilient and thriving economies, through community cooperation and action, as underscored at Kigali-Rwanda, during the 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).

The 56-member organization’s next Secretary-General will be chosen via election on October 22, 2024, which also happens to be the day of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), which is going to be held in Samoa.

statement made public by Ghanas Ministry of Forei

Baroness Patricia Scotland’s dual Dominican-British citizenship will come to a close with this significant appointment; her second and last term ends at the end of 2024.

Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey has received support from a variety of sources in Ghana and throughout the Commonwealth since declaring her bid.

statement made public by Ghanas Ministry

According to a statement made public by Ghana’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, “Ms. Botchwey enjoys considerable support across all regions of the Commonwealth, and has been endorsed by the African Union.”

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