Friday, 18 August 2017
NDC delegation in United States for a meeting

NDC delegation in United States for a meeting

A FOUR-MEMBER delegation of the National Executive Committee of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) is currently in New York to participate in the annual Council meeting of the Socialists International (SI).

The General Secretary of the NDC, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, who is also one of the just-elected Vice-Presidents of SI, is leading the delegation.
Other members of the delegation are: Kofi Attor, Director of International Relations, Kwabena Barlon, a Deputy National Youth Organiser, and Dr Ezanetor Rawlings, Member of Parliament for the Korley Klottey Constituency.
A statement signed by James Asante, Director of Communications said the meeting would be addressed by the UN General Secretary and expected to discuss among others, ‘Strengthening Multilateralism for Peace’.
Other topics to be discussed include ‘Reaffirming SI Values and Policies for Change’ and ‘Exploring ways of defending and Protecting Democracy where it is denied or under threat’.
The statement said participants were also expected to adopt resolutions and statements of the Council as well as decisions and arrangements for the next Council meeting.
It said the NDC General Secretary and his delegation were scheduled to meet the United States branch of the NDC as part of the trip.
“High on agenda of this meeting will be a briefing on the Professor Kwesi Botchwey Report, reorganization of the NDC and strengthening relationships between the Party and its diasporan branches,” it added.
The statement said a Deputy General Secretary in-charge of Operations, Koku Anyidoho, would act as the General Secretary in the absence of Johnson Asiedu Nketia.

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