President Akufo-Addo to address UN General Assembly today

President Akufo-Addo will at 1530 GMT on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, address the UN General Assembly at the annual gathering of world leaders in New York City.

The address would be at 1530 GMT.

This will be the 5th time he will be addressing the UN General Assembly as President.

Today’s address will be the first in his second term as President.

The President is expected to touch on two vexed issues confronting the world including the fight to end the COVID-19 pandemic and redefining the post-pandemic economy. He is expected to make a strong case for support for nations such as Ghana that have shown promising indications of manufacturing or replicating some of the vaccines and also putting themselves in good stead to deal with future outbreaks of viral.

President Akufo-Addo is also expected to impress on his fellow world leaders to speed up activities to reverse the trend of the disease.

The President will, in the same vein, make a case for support in the fight to eradicate piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, which remains the world’s piracy hotspot in 2021, according to International Maritime Bureau’s latest figures. The Address is at


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