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29 May 2020, New York – European Union Statement delivered by Ambassador Silvio Gonzato, Deputy Head of the European Union Delegation to the United Nations, at the 2020 Joint Meeting of the Executive Boards UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS, UNICEF, UN-Women, WFP on the the United Nations development system reform in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic
If there is one thing that 27 EU member states agree on it is that we all believe in rules-based multilateralism. We repeat, almost mantra like, that we want a strong UN as the beating heart of the multilateral system. The Security Council is the world’s highest multilateral authority and it has the last word on matters of peace and security. I was very pleased to address the Security Council on the EU-UN cooperation (see here) and to express the EU’s strong support for the UN’s work, with concrete contributions in many areas and especially on peace and security.
The Head of Mission of the Netherlands, exercising the local representation of the European Union in Suriname and the Head of Mission of France, in agreement with the Head of Mission of the European Union Delegation, and together with the Head of Mission of the United Kingdom issue the following statement: