Ethiopia Participating in BRICS Population Matters Meeting

Muktar Kedir, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ethiopia to South Africa, is currently participating in the BRICS Meeting of officials and experts on population matters taking place in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa.

A four-day meeting from 12 -15 September 2023, aimed at advancing the implementation of the Agenda for BRICS Cooperation on Population Matters for the period 2015-2020 is underway, according to the Embassy of Ethiopia in South Africa.

The meeting has brought together delegations from BRICS member countries, comprised of government officials, academics, and representatives from Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs), it was learned.

The agenda on population matters was initially adopted during the inaugural meeting of ministers responsible for population matters in Brasilia, Brazil, in February 2015.

It is to be recalled that Ethiopia became a member of BRICS during the 15th BRICS Summit held in South Africa.

Following its membership, the Embassy of Ethiopia in Pretoria, South Africa, represented by Ambassador Muktar Kedir, is participating in the BRICS meeting of officials and experts on Population Matters in an observer capacity along with the new members of BRICS.

Source: Ethiopian News Agency