As the spotlight focused on the center of the General Assembly, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today hired everybody that we are here to serve; to relief the suffering of “we individuals”; and assist to satisfy their dreams.
Mr. Guterres kicked of the early morning session of the General Dispute and stroke a mournful tone alerting that “we are a world in pieces”, including that “we have to be a world in peace.”.
As he continued to start his very first address to the General Assembly he recognized 7 hazards and tests that stand in our method– from nuclear danger to mishandled human movement.
The service should be political, he stated when dealing with the intensifying scenario in the Democratic Republic of Korea. “This is a time for statesmanship. We need to not sleepwalk our method into war,” he cautioned.
See the Secretary-General of the United Nations as he attends to the General Assembly:.
My message to world leaders today: just together, as genuinely United Nations, can we construct a serene world and advance human self-respect for all pic.twitter.com/IBRAmXMO69
— António Guterres (@antonioguterres) September 19,2017
Presidents continue to check out UN Social network Area.
While speaking about a dispute that began over 5 years back, President of Colombia Juan Handbook Santos stated that “when there is a will, when there is a capability for discussion, all disputes can be fixed.”.
As the South American nation marches to lasting peace, Mr. Santos stated the United Nations played an extremely important function while doing so with FARC.
The United Nations supported the nations peace efforts throughout the years through its companies, funds, and programs, and the UN Objective in Colombia, which is mandated to validate the ceasefire and the putting down of arms.
Mr. Santos, who was granted the Nobel Peace Reward for his efforts, worried that now that there is peace in his nation, it is a lot easier to meet the Sustainable Advancement Objectives (SDG), and SDG1 on Hardship in specific.
As Mr Santos resolved the SDG on hardship, somewhere else in Head office a roundtable discussion, arranged by the Group of Champions on Women’s Economic Empowerment and UN Women, talked about the best ways to advance females’s financial empowerment.
Mr. Guterres, present at the discussion, required equating the Group’s assistance into actions. “It is the time to take concrete procedures to recognize our shared vision of gender equality and females’s rights in the economy.”.
Likewise occurring today, was the unveiling of the present of the Republic of Uzbekistan to the United Nations, a scaled reproduction of the Registan. The Registan represents architectural ensemble of structures around a public square in the ancient city of Samarkand, Uzbekistan.
The Social network Group invited lots of dignitaries today at the UN Social Network Area. With the support of Facebook, the group spoke with the following visitors:.
H.E. Juan Handbook Santos, President of Colombia.
H.E. Juan Handbook Santos, President of Colombia (Spanish).
H.E. Bert Koenders, Foreign Minister of the Netherlands.
H.E. Shamma Suhail Faris Al Mazrui, Youth Minister of the United Arab Emirates.
Erik Solheim, UN Environment chief.
Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General UN Workplace for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.
Salaheddine Mezouar, previous Foreign Minister or Morocco and President of POLICE22
Long-term Agent of Antigua and Barbuda to the United Nations, Walton Webson.
Keith Hansen, Vice President for Person Advancement at the World Bank Group.
Marina Silva, previous Environment Minister of Brazil.
Images of UN Picture from behind the scenes.