Morocco’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Omar Hilale, has been appointed co-chair of the new Science, Technology and Innovation Coalition for Africa (STI).
Launched on Tuesday in New York by South Africa as part of Africa Day held on the sidelines of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Science and Technology Forum, the Coalition is also spearheaded by the ambassadors of Ethiopia and Ghana, with the support of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).
The appointment of Morocco at the head of this initiative is a reaffirmation of the leading role of the Kingdom in favor of Africa in several areas, under the clear leadership and African vision of His Majesty King Mohammed VI.
The Coalition is an initiative that aims to create a pathway for African states to develop, deploy and expand the use of STI in the context of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the UN Agenda 2030 and the African Union Agenda 2063.
MAP: 03 mai 2023