May 2019 \ News \
India pushes African right to permanent UNSC seat

India has stressed Africa’s right to representation among the ranks of the permanent members of the UN Security Council in an effort to bring in a sense of urgency to the long-stalled reform process ...

The high-level meeting was convened by Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa formally to commemorate the First International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace in April. She said the world is becoming more polarised and fragmented as extreme nationalism grows. “We must end the false concept that multilateralism undermines the sovereignty of States when in fact it bolsters sovereignty.”

It was because of the legacy of multilateralism the world has the Universal Declaration of Human Rights or the commitment to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Espinosa added.

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