Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands visits Ghana 15 – 16 April 2016 on behalf of the European Union

By Delegation of the European Union to Ghana

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, Mr. Bert Koenders, will visit Ghana from 15to 16 April 2016 on behalf of the High Representative of the European Union for ForeignAffairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission, FedericaMogherini. Mr. Koenders will lead a team to discuss with Ghanaian counterparts issues inthe framework of the Ghana-EU High Level Dialogue on Migration.

As part of his visit, Mr. Koenders will meet with Ghana's Minister of the Interior, Mr. ProsperBani and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Ms Hanna Tetteh.

The High Level Dialogue meeting in Accra follows the Africa-EU Valletta Summit onMigration in November 2015, the Meeting on the Implementation of the Valletta Action Planby ECOWAS Member States in February 2016 and recent technical and preparatory meetingsbetween Ghana and the EU. The Dialogue will build on the recently launched NationalMigration Policy for Ghana and will focus on the implementation of the five pillars of theValletta Declaration and Action Plan.