Chrysoula Zacharopoulou, Minister of State for Improvement, Francophonie and Worldwide Partnerships, connected to the Minister for Europe and International Affairs, shall be in Gabon on July 7 by means of 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 training.
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 Normal Meeting of the Congo Basin Forest Partnership (CBFP). Throughout that assembly, she reiterated France and Europe’s dedication to fight deforestation and our dedication 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 training minister for a go to to a college 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 group 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 surroundings: 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 training, this facility is emblematic of French-Gabonese cooperation on environmental points.