Sierra Leone’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Timothy Kabba, has spearheaded the 11th Ministerial Meeting of the Committee of Ten (C10) on UN Security Council reform.

In his leadership role, Minister Kabba focused on organizing the upcoming ministerial session and steering discussions towards achieving fairer representation for Africa within the UNSC. The meeting highlighted Sierra Leone’s current position as the rotating president of the C10, emphasizing the critical nature of Minister Kabba’s leadership in pursuing positive outcomes for the continent.

During the session, the ministers deliberated on setting a comprehensive agenda for the C10 meeting, prioritizing Africa’s interests and strategies for UNSC reform. They underscored the importance of coordination among African states and outlined diplomatic plans to garner international support for Africa’s stance on the issue.

The C10, a specialized committee within the African Union, advocates for Africa’s interests in global discussions on UNSC reform. Its primary goal is to secure permanent representation for African nations, reflecting the continent’s growing influence.

Following the meeting, Minister Kabba presented the outcomes to President Abdelmajid Tebboune of Algeria on behalf of the other nine Foreign Ministers, reinforcing the collective commitment to advancing Africa’s position in the global arena.