The month of March 2020 is particularly intense at the Equatorial Guinea Embassy and Permanent Mission in Addis Abeba, given that Equatorial Guinea has the presidency during the month of one of the most important bodies of the African Union, the Peace and Security Council.
In fact, this presidency is happening following the participation of a diplomatic delegation in the Republic of South Africa in an information seminar of the Peace and Security Council with members of the Pan-African Parliament, on African strategies to implement to route map relating to the practical measures to silence arms on the African continent in 2020.
Meanwhile returning the Addis Abeba, the Equatorial Guinea Ambassador and representative of the permanent mission before the African Union, Crisantos Obama Ondo, as President of the Peace and Security Council, oversaw on 5th March a meeting to present reports examined by the forum of eminent figures from Africa, integrated within the MAEP mechanism.
On 6th March, Obama Ondo organised at the Equatorial Guinea Embassy a coordination meeting for all ambassadors from Central Africa, to look at matters of interest for the subregion, bearing in mind the African Union agenda and those of other international bodies.
Facing the threat of the coronavirus, the Peace and Security Council organised an information meeting with the centre for the prevention and monitoring of diseases in Africa, an African Union body, in order to receive updated information in this illness on the continent, its socio-economic impact and its repercussions with respect to peace and security.
During the week, other meetings are on the schedule for the presidency of Equatorial Guinea of the Peace and Security Council, including an analysis of the electoral processes, the situation regarding children in conflict zones, and the displacement of Maputo (Mozambique) to then proceed with the same working meetings.
Source: Equatorial Guinea Press and Information Office