New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver a keynote address at the valedictory session of High-level Segment of UN ECOSOC (United Nations Economic and Social Council) on July 17 in New York via video conferencing, on the eve of 75th anniversary of the United Nations.
The highlight is that it would be the first speech of the Prime Minister at UN after India’s election to the Security Council.
The theme of the High-level Segment is “Multilateralism after COVID-19: What kind of UN do we need at the 75th anniversary”.
Norwegian counterpart Erna Solberg and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will also join Prime Minister Modi.
The ECOSOC was established as one of the six principal organs of the United Nations and is mandated to offer direction to, and undertake the coordination of, the economic, social and cultural activities of the United Nations, with responsibility for advancing international economic and social cooperation and development.