Permanent Representative addresses UNGA’s Second Committee

2019-10-08 12:21:03

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. General Debate of the Second Committee of 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly commenced on October 7 with participating countries expressing their positions on a wide array of issues related to economic growth and development such as macroeconomic policy questions; financing for development; sustainable development; human settlements; globalization and interdependence; eradication of poverty; operational activities for development; agriculture development, food security and nutrition; information and communications technologies for development; and towards global partnerships. 

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and Permanent Representative of Mongolia to the United Nations S.Sukhbold took part in the committee’s debate. In his address, the Mongolian Ambassador introduced government policies and actions while emphasizing on the national contribution and initiatives put forward by Mongolia towards the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 as well as fight against climate change. 

After noting the productive meetings of High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development and Climate Change Summit, Permanent Representative S.Sukhbold highlighted the significance attached by the Government of Mongolia for the comprehensive high-level midterm review of implementation of Vienna Program of Action, which is set to be held this December. He further mentioned the importance of information and research for identifying the ways to overcome challenges encountered by landlocked developing countries and the International Think Tank for Land Locked Developing Countries has been actively partaking in international talks by delivering studies, issuing recommendations and organizing regional and international conferences and workshops. 

The general debate of the Second Committee of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly continues today, October 8.