2018 UNNGOGA CONCEPT NOTE

 
“It is all too often forgotten that the United Nations Charter begins with the words “We the peoples”. This reflected a collective determination and optimism that was outward looking and inclusive following from the privations and horrors of the Second World War. I strongly believe that we have to make the United Nations relevant to all people while encouraging all Member States to recognize the shared responsibilities required to ensure peaceful, equitable and sustainable societies.”
–  H.E. Mrs. Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, President of the 73rd Session of the General Assembly, United Nations
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Open Letter: To the 73rd Session of the President of the UNGA

OPEN LETTER (pdf)
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H.E. Mrs. Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garcés
President of the 73rd Session of the General Assembly
United Nations, New York
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SEVEN TOP PRIORITIES OF THE 72. SESSION PRESIDENT OF THE UNGA

H.E. Ms. Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, President of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly meets with the UN-DPI NGOs
I think we all need to read the Charter again, because we tend to forget why we are here.”
“You and your work are more needed than ever.  Because it is not a secret that we all need to join forces to make sure that multilateralism is taken seriously.”
— H.E. Ms. Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garcés [Read more…]