Switzerland opens World Resources Forum in Accra

Local news, 19.10.2021

Deputy Head of Mission, Mr. Heinz Kaufmann, was joined by officials of Ghana's Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation and the German Embassy, to open the World Resources Forum 21 (WRF 21) in Accra last week.

Mr. Kaufmann said the WRF 21 aims at providing the grounds for stakeholders from policy, science, industry and civil society to come together and engage in an open and inspiring dialogue to discuss the most pressing challenges and co-create solutions for a prosperous future for all.

He said wide engagement and commitment of all stakeholders are needed to collaborate on solutions for the sustainable extraction, use and recovery of natural resources.

The opening was attended by officials from Ghana's Environmental Protection Agency, the Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology, GIZ, among other  project partners and stakeholders.

See full remarks delivered by Mr. Heinz Kaufmann (PDF, 210.2 kB, English)