Ambassador Đặng Hoàng Giang, Everlasting Consultant of Việt Nam to the United Nations. — VNA/VNS Picture
NEW YORK — Ambassador Đặng Hoàng Giang, Everlasting Consultant of Việt Nam to the United Nations, has affirmed the significance of worldwide humanitarian efforts in addition to Việt Nam’s commitments to contribute to those actions.
Addressing the three-day UN Financial and Social Council (ECOSOC) Humanitarian Affairs Phase, which concluded on June 23, Giang stated that in 2022, Việt Nam had donated US$500,000 to the UN’s humanitarian funds and $1 million to the COVID-19 Vaccines World Entry (COVAX) mechanism.
Việt Nam had additionally coordinated with different ASEAN member states, by the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Help (AHA) and UN places of work, to supply humanitarian help for Myanmar individuals.
The diplomat affirmed that peace and stability had been conditions to make sure protected and uninterrupted humanitarian entry for these in want.
Humanitarian actions ought to be based mostly on the ideas of neutrality, impartiality and independence, upholding the UN Constitution and worldwide humanitarian legislation, in accordance with the situations, wants and circumstances of every nation, he harassed.
He stated that international locations had crucial roles and tasks in addressing the basis causes of conflicts and humanitarian crises in a complete method; and will strengthen their capability to stop illnesses, scale back local weather and environmental dangers, strengthen early warning techniques and preparedness, and enhance financing for adaptation and resilience.
The Vietnamese Ambassador additionally emphasised the necessity to strengthen coordination and construct belief between UN places of work and Governments and stakeholders in motion, finance and information sharing to promptly reply to rising world humanitarian challenges.
He additionally took the event to ship his deep condolences to the Afghan individuals affected by the sturdy earthquake in Paktika province on June 22.
UN Secretary-Normal António Guterres acknowledged that world megatrends had been converging right into a mega-crisis of battle, local weather disruption, starvation and the rising price of dwelling.
“These challenges require us to step up our efforts to help a powerful, versatile, well-resourced humanitarian system that’s higher outfitted to succeed in and defend even essentially the most remoted and marginalized individuals,” he added.
ECOSOC President Colin Vixen Kelapile emphasised that ladies and ladies had been extra affected throughout humanitarian crises, resembling by gender-based violence, and restricted entry to schooling and improvement alternatives.
He known as on the worldwide neighborhood to supply humanitarian help for these affected within the humanitarian disaster, to attract classes and innovate to maximise the effectiveness of humanitarian actions.
The occasion closed on June 23 with international locations committing to bolstering humanitarian efforts across the globe. — VNS
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