PHOTOS: Ghana Marks UN 77th Anniversary With Flag-raising Ceremony

Ghana has marked UN’s 77th Anniversary Tuesday with a Flag-raising ceremony on the theme “Building on the 3Ss – Solidarity, Sustainability and Science – towards a more resilient Ghana.”

The President of the UN General Assembly, CsabaKorosi, in addressing the 77th session recently made commitment to engaging meaningfully with civil society partners, academics, the private sector as well as researchers and practitioners to lend solutions that are rooted in facts, verified information and science.

Today, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Ghana led a brief and beautiful flag-raising ceremony in observance of the 77th #UNDay in Accra.

Heads of UN agencies, led by the UN Resident Ccordinator @charlesabani joined partners and other dignitaries at this year’s official #UNDay ceremony in Accra where both the @UN and Ghana flags were hoisted symbolizing renewed friendship and strengthened partnership.

Members of the diplomatic community, representing their countries, as Member States of the @UN, attended to signify their countries’ commitment to the cause of the UN.

Established to safeguard peace, protect human rights, establish the framework for international justice and promote economic and social progress, the UN along with its specialised engage in a wide array of activities to improve people’s lives around the world – from disaster relief, through education and advancement of women, to peaceful uses of atomic energy.

The theme was coined from the focus of the 77th United Nations General Assembly on Solidarity, Sustainability and Science, which sought to emphasise on the necessity for strong solidarity, leveraging on the power of science for sustainable solutions to achieve the SDGs.

It reflects on the current global challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and conflicts around the world, and suggests a three-pronged approach – Solidarity, Sustainability and Science – to address them.


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