Equatorial Guinea has been called to take part in the preparatory work for the creation of an international foundation whose objective will be to consolidate democracy in Africa.
Specifically, the Ambassador of Equatorial Guinea to the European Union, Carmelo Nvono-Ncá, has been in charge of representing our country in this important preparatory meeting, held virtually, in which Andrés Pastrana was also present, President of the Centrist Democrat International (IDC-CDI), former President of Colombia and the person in charge of leading the entire process. The project is aimed at creating a foundation at the African level that uses the economic and cultural vitality of the continent to consolidate a strengthened, lasting and united democracy in Africa.
This project, in economic and social terms, would allow a progressive approach for African society as a whole, where peace, freedom, justice, the rule of law, equity in income distribution, transparent management and responsibility in public affairs. Apart from Equatorial Guinea, other countries such as Burkina Faso, Mozambique, Cape Verde and Benin are involved in this important plan that aims to consolidate democracy in Africa.
It is expected that the headquarters of the foundation will be established in an African country and that the official presentation will take place at a high level in Brussels, the capital of Europe, throughout this year 2021.