United Nations Normal Meeting (UNGA) President, Dennis Francis on Wednesday appreciated India’s G20 presidency this 12 months and stated that India below its management has reminded the international locations of their duty to save lots of the world.
“India’s recent G-20 presidency centred around the theme of Vasudeva Kutumbakam, and marked a historic milestone and echoed the message of one earth, one family, one future. It was under this theme that India has reminded us of the one very singular world that we call home and of our responsibility nay of the necessity to protect it,” he stated.
Talking on the ‘International Conference on Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ in UN headquarters, UNGA President Francis additionally condemned the continuing battle between Israel and Hamas which claimed lots of of civilian lives and left 1000’s wounded.
“I have spoken clearly in condemning the escalation of violence in the Middle East and the associated alarming deaths of innocent civilians on both sides. Clearly, the deteriorating security situation runs contrary in any shape or form to the concept of One World. One Family and indeed to the cherished principles of unity and solidarity,” President Francis stated.
“Around the world people are suffering and increasingly wary of conflict strife and vulnerability from the impacts of conflict to the climate emergency from pandemics to supply chain disruptions. Our era is becoming more volatile by the hour, and as always it is the weak and the vulnerable who are most impacted,” he stated.
President Francis acknowledged the significance of unity and solidarity in these difficult instances and highlighted that this theme of “One World, One Family” resonates with the necessity for world assist.
He added, “It is in times like these of great alarm and distress that we often find it within ourselves to come together, whether out of the need for solidarity or for solace or both. It is entirely human to seek out community of support. I therefore deeply appreciate the leadership of India in reminding us of this important truth.”