|Ambassador Đặng Hoàng Giang, Permanent Representative of Việt Nam to the UN, held talks with the President of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly Csaba Kőrösi. — VNA/VNS Photo
NEW YORK — Ambassador Đặng Hoàng Giang, Permanent Representative of Việt Nam to the UN, held a working session with President of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Csaba Kőrösi on August 19 to discuss UNGA’s working priorities.
Giang said that Việt Nam would join and contribute to promoting the common agenda of the international community, as well as seek solutions to global challenges.
He shared Việt Nam’s interest in stepping up the fulfilment of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, coping with climate change, preventing and responding to epidemics, promoting gender equality and the role of women and youths, upholding and promoting respect of international law, and dealing with regional and global issues of shared concern.
Việt Nam would continue contributing to the international community’s efforts regarding peace and security, promoting the UN peacekeeping activities and important processes suggested by the UN Secretary General in “Our Common Agenda” report together with other UN member states, he said.
Kőrösi said major priorities during his tenure would be hastening the settlement of conflicts by peaceful means, upholding multilateralism, highlighting the UN’s role, strengthening solidarity among UN member states, promoting sustainable development, climate change response, sci-tech application, and ensuring human rights.
He also congratulated the country on being elected as one of the Vice Presidents of the UNGA’s 77th session, adding that he hoped to work closely with Việt Nam. — VNS