President of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, Her Excellency, María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés will arrive Abuja, Nigeria on Monday 6th May, 2019 on an official visit.
According to a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, she and her delegation will be received by Senior Officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the United Nations Office.
Key issues to be discussed on her visit includes Nigeria’s transition to the 74th Presidency of the General Assembly, its role in Regional Peace and Security and Nigeria’s Regional Initiatives to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. The meeting will be followed by a Joint Press Conference at 11.00am.
The president of UNGA is also expected to have bilateral meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa.
She would be a guest at the University of Abuja, where she is expected to present a paper with the theme “Responding to Global Challenges in a fast-changing World: the Case for Strengthening Multilateralism”.