United Nations praises Expo 2020 ambitions

United Nations deputy secretary-general, Amina Mohammed, has recommended the United Arab Emirates management for delivering a significant World Expo, regardless of challenges brought on by the pandemic.

Visiting, she described Expo 2020 Dubai as a strong constructing block in direction of implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on the highway to Agenda 2030.

As a part of the United Nations honour day, Mohammed was welcomed by Reem Al Hashimy, director basic of Expo 2020, and Najeeb Mohammed Al-Ali, government director, commissioner basic workplace of the occasion.

Mohammed stated: “With 192 nations represented, Expo is an auspicious event to mark 76 years of multilateralism, of countries and folks working collectively in direction of a greater world for everybody, guided by our founding doc, the Charter of the United Nations.

“I’m very heartened to hear that sustainability is a common theme in all pavilions and that the SDGs are incorporated in many of the Expo’s presentations.”

She added: “I offer my sincere gratitude and recognise the leadership of the UAE for bringing the world together, nations united, here at the Expo, and for doing so with so much grace, efficiency and inspiration, and for being a generous and reliable partner to the United Nations in our humanitarian and development cause.”

UN honour day is being marked with quite a lot of occasions at Al Wasl Plaza and the UN Hub, together with a cultural efficiency by the Emirates Youth Symphony Orchestra (EYSO) – a gaggle of younger musicians from the UAE and the Arab world dedicated to cultivating the musical expertise of youth – and the opening of a images exhibition.

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