by José Enzeñ Obiang
The fourth edition of the UNESCO Equatorial Guinea International Prize for research in Life Sciences was held in Sipopo, in the presence of the Director General of UNESCO, the Heads of State of Ghana and Togo, Nana Akufo-Addo and Faure Gnassingbé respectively, without ruling out the presence of the Vice President of Gabon, the Prime Minister of Cameroon, the members of the Equatorial Guinean Government, the Diplomatic Corps and international organizations.
After the interventions of the previous speakers according to the formal order, it was time to follow the speech of the President of the Republic, HE Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, who reiterated that Equatorial Guinea, by putting human values first, had brought this good initiative to light. of morally encouraging those who dedicate time to research on numerous pathologies that endanger the lives of human beings, aware that the work of these researchers helps save many lives.
"We do not imagine that our humanitarian gesture would create controversies like the ones we live in those moments, with the purpose of distorting our spirit of humanism and solidarity," lamented the Head of State, who has expressed his disagreement with the paradox that unfortunately it encloses this particular with the real principles by which UNESCO was created.
HE Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has also pointed out that life is a gift and a right that God gives to human beings. So the Republic of Equatorial Guinea believes that the international community is on time to promote change, to correct the twisted course that humanity has taken. And even so, the President has said, Equatorial Guinea will not waver or retreat in the search for mechanisms so that justice, peace and equality continue to be the best global model for the Progress of all nations.
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