United States Mission to the United Nations
Office of Press and Public Diplomacy
For Immediate Release
August 4, 2022
Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield to Deliver Keynote Address in Ghana on Global Food Security Crisis
On Friday, August 5 at 10:00 a.m. ET, Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Representative to the United Nations, will deliver a keynote address in Accra, Ghana, on the global food security crisis, which is having particularly devastating consequences for the African continent. The speech, entitled, “A Vision for Peace and Food Security in Africa,” will be livestreamed on Facebook and YouTube.
Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield is on a four-day trip to Uganda, Ghana, and Cabo Verde from August 4 to 7 to affirm and strengthen the U.S.-Africa partnership and to discuss the disproportionate impacts of rising food insecurity and commodity prices on African countries as well as a number of issues critical to regional peace and security. Follow along with her travels on Twitter at @USAmbUN and @USUN.