78th UN General Assembly ends with the world leaders’ vow to address global challenges

by: Nuaman Ishfaq Mughal:
New York: The 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA78) ended with the world leaders vowing that the United Nations was the most important platform for finding a collective solution to the problems faced by humanity.
Around 88 heads of state, 42 heads of government, and some 650 ministers attended the High-Level Week of UNGA78. Similarly, 13,000 delegates, 2,600 members of the media, and 40,000 other participants registered for the general debate and other related sessions of UNGA78. Moreover, 2,000 bilateral meetings were held by officials from different countries.
In his closing address, the President of the General Assembly, Dennis Francis, highlighted the importance of the unwavering commitment of the Assembly and the United Nations to bring peace, prosperity, development, and stability to people around the world. He clarified that these developments were a welcome reminder that the United Nations was focused on the collective issues of the day. He also highlighted the importance of mobilizing financial resources while referring to the increasing debt burden on many countries.
Summarizing the high-level week, Deputy Secretary General Amina Muhammad said that the UNGA78 witnessed a collective commitment of all parties to fulfill the ambitious development agenda. She highlighted the importance of resources, citing the growing burden of debt on many countries.