President Paul Kagame is in Germany for the Munich Security Conference (MSC) discussing global security issues from February 17-19. He will spend three days in Berlin with other global leaders and think- tanks to come up with concrete measure on security, health and immigration concerns today, ktpress.rw says.
Since yesterday, February 17th, 53rd edition of MSC is taking place. Organized by Munich Security Conference Foundation, it brought together leaders from 30 countries. The conference will discuss the ‘Munich Security Report’ that is entitled ‘Post-Truth, Post-West, Post-Order?’
On this Saturday, Kagame will be a key speaker in a panel Discussion on ‘Health Security: Small Bugs, Big Bombs’. Other participants include Bill Gates, Co-Chair Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Erna Solberg, Prime Minister Kingdom of Norway and Peter Salama, Executive Director of Health Emergencies Program at World Health Organization.
As e leader of a country from war to peace and prosperity, Kagame is expected to share Rwanda’s experience that would inspire other leaders to find definite solutions.
Upon arriving in Berlin yesterday, Kagame met with Lassina Zerbo, Executive Secretary of Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization. After his encounter with Kagame, Zerbo twitted that the meeting was “A fraternal gesture of humility and dignity” of the president.
Cyber security, regional integration and trade treaties were among hottest debates in all panel sessions of day one; panelists acknowledged they are important components that will sharpen European Union future. Louise Mushikiwabo, Rwanda’s Minister of Foreign Affairs delivered a key note speech on ‘Fighting the Roots of Migration: Economic cooperation as New Deal for Africa’.
Over the past five decades, the Munich Security Conference (MSC) has become a major global forum for the elite to discuss security policy. It brings together more than 450 senior decision-makers from around the world including. These are Heads of State, Ministers, representatives of international organizations, as well as media and academic personalities. All together, they are engaged in intensive debate on current and future security challenges.