Persuaded that “rejuvenating the UN and advancing multilateralism go together”, Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces stated that she was engaging with world leaders in New york city and abroad, “to promote this goal”.
She likewise promised to deal with rejuvenating the General Assembly, along with on reforming the UN Security Council and lining up the UN’s goals to the 2030 Program for Sustainable Advancement.
Calling the 2030 Program “a foundation of the success of multilateralism”, she worried the value of structure higher public understanding and assistance for it..
Her 2nd top priority was on carrying out 2 brand-new international accords on refugees and migrants, for which she had actually selected 2 co-facilitators to talk to Member States on plans for the International Migration Evaluation Forums– the main intergovernmental platform for States to talk about carrying out and share development on the Worldwide Compact.
” I will likewise continue raising awareness about the value of an educated argument on global migration, which is based upon truths and figures, to assist Member States establish their own policies and support the execution of Worldwide Compact for Migration” she specified.
I am devoted to make every effort towards gender parity within the General Assembly and gender equality in its results — UN General Assembly President.
As a Gender Champ, Ms. Espinosa’s 3rd top priority concentrates on gender equality and females’s empowerment..
” I am devoted to make every effort towards gender parity within the General Assembly and gender equality in its results, beginning with my Workplace where gender equality is a truth”, she highlighted, noting her recently developed Group of Gender Equality Leaders.
4th, under the top priority associated to the production of good work chances, she highlighted the requirement to construct on the momentum developed around the evaluation of Sustainable Advancement Objective 8 (SDG 8) in the High-Level Political Online Forum on Sustainable Advancement (HLPF) under the auspices of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in July along with the ceremony of the 100 th anniversary of the International Labour Company (ILO).
Safeguarding the environment is Ms. Espinosa’s 5th top priority.
Nearing the very first turning points of the 2030 Program, she devoted to motivating all individuals to work jointly on environment and ecological action, as “more requires to be done to avoid unsafe levels of international warming.”.
” We require to see environment modification reaction as a chance to set a course for a much better future for humans and towards a greener, cleaner and more sustainable world”, she preserved, especially as it “is speeding up quicker than our efforts to resolve it”.
On plastic contamination, she requested for partners in “strolling the talk” by decreasing single usage plastics within objectives and at UN centers.
Under the rights of individuals with impairments, her 6th top priority, she stated that a Steering Committee on Availability at the UN had actually been introduced in December on the eve of the International Day for Persons with Disabilities.
Additionally, she prepares to introduce the project for the Universal Ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Individuals with Specials needs this month and host a Top-level Occasion on Individuals with Impairments in June.
For her last concerns, peace and security, the Assembly President stated she would take on, or make the most of, all existing requireds and occasions” to promote problems connected to contrast avoidance, peacebuilding and sustaining peace” to construct more “serene and resistant societies.”.