Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

10 February 2019

Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with the President of the Republic of Namibia, H.E. Mr. Hage Gottfried Geingob

The Secretary-General met with H.E. Mr. Hage Gottfried Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia. The Secretary-General commended President Geingob for his efforts and initiatives as SADC (Southern African Development Community) Chair to maintain peace and stability in the region. 
The Secretary-General emphasised the importance of Namibia’s leadership in implementing the Women, Peace and Security agenda, particularly in its role as the 2019 Chair of the WPS Focal Points Network. The Secretary-General and President Geingob also discussed regional peace and security issues, including the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. 
Stéphane Dujarric
Spokesman for the Secretary-General