Cablegate: Encouraging Sierra Leone Participation in June
DE RUEHFN #0223 1341609
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 131609Z MAY 08
FM AMEMBASSY FREETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 1907
UNCLAS FREETOWN 000223
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: UNESCO SL
SUBJECT: ENCOURAGING SIERRA LEONE PARTICIPATION IN JUNE
15-17 BAHRAIN CONFERENCE ON YOUTH AT THE CROSSROADS
REF: STATE 46755
1. (SBU) On May 8, DCM met withwith Sierra Leone MFA
Director General Ambassador Umaru Wurie to encourage Sierra
Leone participation in the UNESCO Conference, and noted the
particular interest in having Sierra Leone attend. DCM also
shared a copy of the invitation letter from UNESCO Director
General Koichiro Matsurra and provided the information on the
Secretariat's focal person.
2. (SBU) Ambassador Wurie appreciated knowing about the
conference and will notify the Ministery of Education, Youth
and Sports about the invitation and ensure it was received.
Post will follow up with further details on possible
attendeeS when known.