The Chancellor of Costa Rica will address the UN General

The Chancellor of Costa Rica will address the UN General Assembly

Replacing the president, Rodrigo Chaves, the minister of foreign affairs and religious services, will speak since the head of state canceled his participation in the UN meeting where he would give his first speech at the organization’s headquarters due to health problems. A statement from the Presidential House clarified that the Central American nation will address the country’s main issues in this speech, without specifying what they are.

Restore trust and revitalize global solidarity: Accelerating the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) towards peace, prosperity, progress and sustainability for all is the motto of the meeting attended by heads of state and government as well as delegations from member countries getting together .

The day before, the Costa Rican delegation and the Minister of Environment and Energy, Franz Tattenbach, met

took part in the Resilience: Leaving No One Behind Dialogue Table as part of the program covering three key themes defined by the UN: sustainable development, environment and health.

The Costa Rican delegation exchanged dialogues the previous day related to global health in the context of the SDGs and coordination to address global challenges, where they addressed issues of pandemic prevention, universal health coverage and the fight against tuberculosis.

Also this Monday, as part of the program, Foreign Minister André met with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, who described the Central American nation as a role model in the world on issues such as climate change, disarmament and human rights, which were also discussed. Framed in the SDG Agenda 2030.

He also highlighted the humanitarian way in which the country receives the migratory flows and expressed his solidarity with Costa Rica in the face of these challenges that the country is facing and which require many resources to care for.