Iraq as chair of Asia-Pacific Group delivered a statement at the commemorative meeting of the 25th Anniversary of the World Summit on Social Development

Iraq as chair of Asia-Pacific Group delivered a statement at the commemorative meeting of the 25th Anniversary of the World Summit on Social Development. in this context, H.E. Amb. Bahr AlUloom, addressed the principals, goals & commitment made at the summit & focused on following:

COVID-19 crisis and its negative impact on the Governments abilities to achieve the 2030 agenda. The pandemic has made the prospect of achieving all SDGs more difficult.

COVID-19 and its disproportionate effect on older persons, accessing social protection, health services and the need to ensure that Heath care decisions affecting older persons respect their dignity and promote their human rights

promoting inclusion unity and solidarity in response to COVID-19 pandemic and strong action against racism, xenophobia, hate speech violence and discrimination.

placing people at the center of development, participation of women, equality and equity between women and men and support women and girls. addressing the additional burden of COVID-19 on the ability of parties to the UNFCCC.

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