The President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, HE Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, highlighted the country’s anti-corruption efforts at the Summit of Heads of State and Governments of the African Union (AU).
Equatorial Guinea and the AU this year is focused on beating corruption as a profitable way to develop Africa, the resolution of armed conflicts in order to silence weapons before 2020, economic transformation through Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and the empowerment and leadership of women in Africa.
The President highlighted the importance of adopting these measures to create an Africa free from corruption, armed conflict, and other issues impeding development.
Equatorial Guinea is a member of numerous multilateral organizations as part of its commitment to peaceful development. Their key partners include the United Nations (UN) agencies, programs and funds, the African Union (AU), European Union (EU), Arab League (AL), Organization of American States (OAS), Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), African Development Bank (AfDB), Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC), Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), Development Bank of Central African States (BDEAC), Central Bank of Central African States (BEAC), Africa, Caribeean, and Pacific (ACP) Group of States, and the Comunidade dos Paises de Lingua Portuguesa (CPLP) (associate).