EU Commissioner for International Co-operation and Development, Neven Mimica will sign for the EU while Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister of Finance, will initial for Ghana.

MIMICA will visit Ghana from tomorrow to Saturday, December 2, 2017.

The visit follows an invitation by Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo during the June 2017 European Development Days in Brussels.

Commissioner Mimica will arrive in the country tomorrow from Abidjan, where he will be attending the African Union – European Union Summit 2017.

He will meet with the President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, as well as the Minister of Finance, Kenneth Ofori-Atta.

The commissioner will also visit some EU-funded projects for job creation and vocational training in the Greater Accra Region. He will depart Ghana on Saturday, December 2, 2017.

Profile of Mimica

Commissioner Mimica is a Croatian national, married with two children.

He served as EU Commissioner for Consumer Policy between 2013 and 2014; Deputy Prime Minister for Internal, Foreign and European Policy, 2011 – 2013; Deputy Speaker of Croatian Parliament, Chair of the European Integration Committee, 2008 – 2011; Member of Croatian Parliament, representing Socijaldemokratskapartijahrvatske (Social Democratic Party), 2004 – 2008; Minister for European Integration, 2001 – 2003; Assistant Minister, then Deputy Minister of the Economy, Chief Negotiator for the Stabilisation and Association Agreement and WTO accession of Croatia, 1997 – 2001.

He obtained his Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Zagreb in 1987.

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