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Health, Sustainability & other topics - PGA Spokesperson…

Health, Sustainability & other topics - PGA Spokesperson's Briefing
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Briefing by Paulina Kubiak, Spokesperson for the President of the 77th Session of the General Assembly.

The President of the General Assembly, Csaba Kőrösi is in Budapest, Hungary, today…

Where this morning our time, he addressed the 7th Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health, co-hosted by the Government of Hungary and the World Health Organization.

President Kőrösi warned that the world is at an inflection point, in an era of cascading crisis placing our health, economies, societies and the strained multilateral system, under relentless pressure.

Still on the topic of development…

The General Assembly today is holding a high-level interactive dialogue on culture and sustainable development.

Which President Kőrösi said should be seen as one of the precursors of the SDG Summit.

In prepared remarks, the President said that development plans need to include culture.

An update on the gender campaign…

As you know, the deadline for Member States to pledged to complete the UN online trainings on gender equality and the prevention of sexual harassment, was last Friday.

A total of 44 Permanent Missions pledged to take part.

Our final thanks to the Permanent Mission of Argentina.