New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday virtually delivered a keynote address at the valedictory session of High-Level Segment of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC ) in New York. He was speaking along with the Prime Minister of Norway and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. Also Read - 'Serving Tea to Those Who Attacked Him Shows His Greatness', PM Modi Lauds RS Deputy Chairman
The theme of this year’s High-level Segment is “Multilateralism after COVID19: What kind of UN do we need at the 75th anniversary”. Also Read - Without Comprehensive Reforms, UN Faces 'Crisis of Confidence': PM Modi
Set against the changing international environment and the COVID-19 pandemic, this session will focus on critical forces shaping the course of multilateralism and explore ways to bolster the global agenda through strong leadership, effective international institutions, a broadening of participation and enhanced significance of global public goods. Also Read - Farm Bills Need of 21st Century, Says PM Modi; Assures Farmers on MSP
This will be the first opportunity for Prime Minister Modi to address the broader UN membership since India’s overwhelming election as a non-permanent member of the Security Council on June 17, for the term 2021-22.
The Prime Minister had earlier delivered the keynote address virtually at the 70th anniversary of the ECOSOC in January 2016.
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