Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana, highlights the need for collective efforts to create prosperity for all, and expresses his determination to transform Ghana into a prosperous and proud nation that leaves no one behind.
With the high level of cooperation amongst nations in the 21st century, no country remains an island, as we live in a virtually borderless world with shared interests and their attendant challenges. What happens in one part of the world can have as much impact on our lives as the actions of our immediate neighbours.
As members of the Commonwealth family, it is, therefore, important to recognise that the Commonwealth’s continuous relevance and survival depends on the safety and wellbeing of all member states and their citizens. The Commonwealth will remain relevant, not only because of our shared values and principles, but also because of our ability to use our collective strengths and resources to meet the aspirations of our citizens; create prosperity to improve living standards, promote the rule of law and respect for human rights; and protect the environment…
H. E. Nana Akufo-Addo
President of the Republic of Ghana