by Christopher Makaza.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reaffirmed Zimbabwe`s commitment to the principles of the United Nations Charter and promised to continue to work with other countries in supporting and consolidating multilateralism for the good of humankind.
In concluding his maiden speech at the ongoing United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York yesterday, President Mnangagwa also urged member states to work together in harmony for the betterment of humanity.
“I wish to reaffirm reaffirmed Zimbabwe`s commitment to the principles of the United Nations Charter and pledge to continue to work with other nations in promoting and strengthening multilateralism for the good of humanity.
“Now more than ever before, the United Nations must stamp its authority and work harder for peace in a world where might is increasingly being regarded as right. Let us work together in harmony to ensure that the United Nations and all its organs, truly serve the collective interests of all members. As leaders we have a shared and onerous obligation to transform our societies and create a more peaceful and inclusive world, for present and future generations,” he said.
President Mnangagwa further called for collective action and responsibility regarding climate change calling upon developed countries to assist developing countries in areas of adaptation, mitigation, technology, finance and capacity building as envisaged in the Paris Agreement.