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Closing Segment - Special Session of the General Assembly in response to the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pandemic (3-4 December 2020) - Clip
4 Dec 2020 -  - Closing remarks by Volkan Bozkir, President of the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly,
- Closing remarks by Jerry Matthews Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations and President of the UN Security Council for December.

The COVID-19 pandemic is not only the greatest global health crisis since the creation of the United Nations 75 years ago, it is also a humanitarian crisis, a socio-economic crisis, a security crisis, and a human rights crisis.
The United Nations system-wide response to COVID-192 is based on three pillars: a large-scale, coordinated, comprehensive health response; a wide-ranging effort to safeguard lives and livelihoods; and a transformative recovery process
The United Nations General Assembly Special Session on COVID-19 provides the opportunity for the international community to assess and hone its collective response to this pandemic. World leaders, United Nations principals, and other relevant stakeholders will be able to engage in dialogue on the impacts of the pandemic on people, societies and economies and discuss the multifaceted, coordinated response required to address this crisis.