On Friday, December 18th ALMA held its annual Steering Committee Holiday Cocktail Reception at the United Nations One New York Hotel. The reception was hosted by H.E. Tekeda Alemu, Ambassador of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to the United Nations and Chair of the ALMA Steering Committee. Keynote addresses were provided by H.E. Former President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete of the United Republic of Tanzania and H.E. Jan Eliasson, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations. Ms. Joy Phumaphi, ALMA’s Executive Secretary also provided remarks. In addition to ALMA’s Steering Committee which is comprised of the African Ambassadors to the United Nations, other partners and stakeholders also attended the event.
Click on the following link to access H.E. Ambassador Tekeda Alemu's Welcoming Remarks: https://www.dropbox.com/s/4wsacwhrk43tr2g/STATEMENT%20by%20H.E.%20Tekeda%20Alemu.pdf?dl=0
Click on the following link to access H.E. Former President Kikwete's Keynote Address: https://www.dropbox.com/s/170fhcgbnfq6oj3/STATEMENT%20by%20H.E%20President%20Kikwete.pdf?dl=0
Click on the following link to access H.E. DSG Jan Eliasson's Keynote Address: https://www.dropbox.com/s/qamlf7iy9qkglpi/STATEMENT%20by%20H.E.%20Jan%20Eliasson.pdf?dl=0