The summit to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the UN’s founding took place in the midst of a still raging pandemic, leaving many doubting the spirit of cooperation in addressing common challenges.
|Secretary General of the United Nations Antonito Guterres speaking at the session. (Photo: Khac Hieu / VNA)|
According to the VNA correspondent in New York, the United Nations on September 21 (US East Coast time) issued a statement on the 75th anniversary of the establishment of this largest global organization, which affirms the challenges of the world. Gender is intimately interrelated and can only be addressed through a stronger multilateral system aimed at building a more just and sustainable world.
The high-level conference celebrating the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations took place in the context of an epidemic COVID-19 is still raging, causing many people to question the spirit of international cooperation in solving common challenges of humanity.
The statement clearly stated that the COVID-19 pandemic, the biggest global challenge in the history of the United Nations, not only caused death but also caused the whole world to fall into economic recession, increase poverty, insecurity and no one is unaffected.
But the pandemic itself reminds all of humanity that everyone is connected, has a reciprocal impact and therefore needs to unite to overcome a pandemic and to build capacity to cope with many challenges. more in the future.
The Declaration affirms the need for multilateralism in the context of humanity moving towards a more equal world and more sustainable development. The world needs to learn and share experiences and information in order to minimize risks and make social systems better adapt to challenges and uncertainties.
On the other hand, the world needs to rapidly develop and produce all kinds Vaccine new, necessary medicines and medical equipment, and ensure that everyone around the world has access to these drugs and equipment.
Before that, in the opening speech of the conference, Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres Also expressed regret that there are not enough multilateral solutions to global challenges.
He affirmed that countries need to cooperate with each other and the world needs a multilateral system in which, United Nations with international financial institutions, regional and commercial organizations closely and effectively cooperating.
He emphasized that the world should have an inclusive multilateral system, not only based on civil society, businesses, governments, but also global youth.
In addition, the UN statement also emphasizes the importance of digital technology cooperation as it is essential to accelerate the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. that the United Nations has set out.
It is expected that about 180 heads of countries on September 21 will turn to speak online at the conference and each United Nations member country is only allowed to appoint one diplomatic representative from its standing delegation. attend directly at the meeting room of the United Nations General Assembly./.