President George Weah has called on World Leaders to focus on finding solutions to the economic crisis the Corona Virus pandemic has posed on developing Countries.
Addressing the 76th high-level meeting of the United Nations General Assembly virtually Thursday, the Liberian Leader also stressed the need for strict actions to be taken aimed at maintaining global peace.
The Liberian Leader also highlighted the fight against corruption and rape, as well as the government’s efforts towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), progress in the fight against the Coronavirus among others, as key issues of concern.
President Weah also used the medium to speak of Liberia’s role in the formation of the global body, as one of only four founding African Member States and commit to multilateralism as the most effective means to addressing the complex challenges facing the world today.
This is the fourth time President Weah has addressed the UNGA as President of the Republic of Liberia.
This year’s observance of the UNGA is under the theme: Building resilience through hope – to recover from COVID-19, rebuild sustainably, respond to the needs of the planet, respect the rights of people, and revitalize the United Nations.