Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Republic of South Sudan

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Attends Munich Security Conference

Munich, 16th February 2024 (MFA&IC)- Hon. Ramadan M. Abdallah Goc, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, along with his delegation, is participating in the 60th Munich Security Conference held at Bayerischer Hof in Munich, Germany, from February 16th to 18th.

The Munich Security Conference, an annual event, serves as a platform for senior government officials from across the globe to address pressing international security concerns, including the crisis in the Republic of Sudan.

During the conference, Hon. Ramadan engaged in sideline meetings with prominent leaders, including former United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and the Minister of Finance of the Federal Republic of Germany, Christian Lindner.

In a discussion with Hillary Clinton, the Deputy Minister deliberated on South Sudan’s upcoming elections in 2024. Clinton commended the government of South Sudan for its commitment to conducting free and fair elections and expressed her hopes for a smooth outcome.

Furthermore, Hon. Ramadan and the German Finance Minister discussed investment opportunities in South Sudan, building upon the recent visit of the German Foreign Minister to the country.

Among the attendees were Amb. Deng Nhial, Director General of Bilateral Relations, Amb. Jacquiline Natepi, Director of Passports and Visas; Amb. Mawien Ariik, Head of Mission, South Sudan Embassy in the Federal Republic of Germany; and Diplomat Mark Yuel Thiek.

The Munich Security Conference is set to conclude on February 18.