Seminar on emerging role of state-led coalitions to take place in Addis Ababa
MIKTA’s goal is to consult and lead dialogue on a range of perspectives in order to promote consensus and advance the common interests of the broader international community.
15 December 2017
ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA—In partnership with MIKTA (the partnership among Mexico, India, Korea, Turkey and Australia), the Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS) is organizing a seminar on “New Multilateralism: The Role of State-led Coalitions” on Monday, 18 December 2017 at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The objective of the seminar is to introduce a new multilateral initiative to an African audience and provide a platform for dialogue on how to deliver more effective multilateral outcomes through the use of new, regional power-led coalitions such as MIKTA.
Confirmed speakers include Ambassador Rike Markos Tekle, Director, Ethiopian Foreign Service Training Institute, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Thomas Kwesi Quartey, Deputy Chairperson, African Union Commission, visiting policy experts from Korea and Australia, as well as the Ambassadors/Permanent Representatives from the MIKTA partnership.
A media briefing will take place at 10:30am with representatives from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the African Union and the MIKTA partnership.
MIKTA’s goal is to consult and lead dialogue on a range of perspectives in order to promote consensus and advance the common interests of the broader international community. As such, the coalition is geared towards strengthening bilateral relations and political dialogue between its members, and promoting consultation and coordination on common interest multilateral issues including the G20 and the UN, with the aim to develop solutions to major global challenges and foster joint cooperation projects.