Chrysoula Zacharopoulou, Minister of State for Growth, Francophonie and Worldwide Partnerships, hooked up to the Minister for Europe and International Affairs, will likely be in Gabon on July 7 by 9.
Throughout this second journey to Africa since her appointment, she’s going to emphasize the significance of French-Gabonese relations and the necessity to collaborate extra extensively on combating local weather change, defending biodiversity, and schooling.
The minister was hosted this morning by Gabon’s President, Ali Bongo Ondimba. Tomorrow she’s going to meet with International Minister Michael Moussa-Adamo. Throughout their discussions, they are going to take an in-depth have a look at our collaborative efforts in each sphere and on each bilateral and regional points.
The minister attended the Basic Meeting of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership (CBFP). Throughout that assembly, she reiterated France and Europe’s dedication to fight deforestation and our willpower to work with all stakeholders to protect the world’s second-largest tropical rainforest. France will assist facilitate this exemplary partnership over the following two years.
The minister of state will be part of the Gabonese schooling minister for a go to to a faculty that was refurbished with French help. She’s going to meet with Gabonese entrepreneurs, associations, athletes and cultural figures who attended the New Africa-France Summit on October 8 in Montpellier. Lastly, she’s going to meet with representatives of the French neighborhood at our embassy.
Along with Gabon’s Minister of Water and Forestry, she’s going to make two visits on July 9 targeted on the setting: She’s going to go to the Nkok Particular Financial Zone, the world’s first financial zone to be licensed carbon-neutral. And she’s going to conclude her journey with a go to to the Raponda Walker Arboretum, which receives monetary help from France. Devoted to preserving biodiversity, combating local weather change and offering environmental schooling, this facility is emblematic of French-Gabonese cooperation on environmental points.