In his United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) address, Gambia’s Vice President, Mohammed BS Jallow called on multi-lateral institutions to undertake reforms and rearrange the institutions to make them fit for purpose.
“The world is facing numerous crises and a multiplicity of daunting challenges that raise serious questions about the readiness and viability of our multilateral institutions and arrangements, in the event of another crisis or pandemic,” he warned and called for collective actions to overcome the challenges.
The 78th Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 78) opened on Tuesday, 5 September 2023 in New York, United States of America. The theme of this year’s Summit is, ‘Rebuilding trust and reigniting global solidarity: Accelerating action on the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals towards peace, prosperity, progress and sustainability for all’.
VP Jallow led the Gambian delegation to the global event. Aside from the High-Level General Debate, the Gambian team has been engaging in several sideline meetings and discussions pertinent to national interests.