Commonwealth Secretary-General to Attend UN Assembly
1 November 1996
The Commonwealth Secretary-General, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, will be in New York next week to attend the 51st Session of the United Nations General Assembly. While there, he will hold discussions with the UN Secretary-General, Mr Boutros Boutros-Ghali, and other senior UN officials, meet with Commonwealth Permanent Representatives to the United Nations and sign a Memorandum of Understanding and Co-operation between the Commonwealth Secretariat and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).
In their meeting scheduled for Wednesday, 6 November 1996, Chief Anyaoku and the UN Secretary-General will discuss matters of mutual concern to the Commonwealth and the UN, including current developments in Africa and conflict prevention and resolution. The following day he will exchange views with Commonwealth Permanent Representatives on developments in the Commonwealth which are relevant to their work at the UN.
On Tuesday, 5 November, Chief Anyaoku and Ms Carol Bellamy, Executive Director of UNICEF, will sign a Memorandum of Understanding on Co-operation between the Commonwealth Secretariat and UNICEF. The agreement will seek to further the objectives of both organisations in meeting the continuing needs of women, children and youth, particularly in developing countries.
Issued by the Information and Public Affairs Division, Commonwealth Secretariat,
London SW1Y 5HX,
Tel: 0207-839 3411;
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96/54 1 November 1996