Unity, Solidarity, Focus On Social Protections Needed For World To Emerge Stronger After Pandemic, U.N. SG Says
U.N. News: ‘Stronger response’ key, to build a safer and more stable future: Guterres
“U.N. chief António Guterres is calling for greater unity and solidarity to defeat COVID-19 and build a better world in the wake of the global pandemic. The Secretary General made the appeal on Wednesday in opening remarks to an extraordinary inter-sessional summit of the 79-member Organization of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS)…” (6/3).
Xinhua: U.N. chief calls for solidarity in response to COVID-19
“… ‘The COVID-19 pandemic is causing enormous human suffering and economic hardship around the world. We need a much stronger response of unity and solidarity, if we are to get through this pandemic together and build a safer, more stable future,’ Guterres told an extraordinary inter-sessional summit of the Organization of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS). Economic stimulus in response to the pandemic must prioritize putting cash in the hands of those most badly affected, and increasing social protection for the vulnerable, he told the virtual event…” (6/4).