Venezuela and the UN agree cooperation for sustainable development

Representatives of the Venezuelan government hold a meeting with the UN to define guidelines to meet the objectives of sustainable development

The Venezuelan government held a meeting with the representative of the United Nations Organization (UN) in order to establish the guidelines and agreements that allow promoting sustainable objectives.

The meeting was attended by 11 ministers of the government of Nicolás Maduro, who raised the challenges for the coming years in the areas of health, food, education, indigenous people, science, technology, emplyment. In the meeting they stressed that in a “framework of cooperation with the system of United Nations we can advance in solutions “, indicated the vice president of social and territorial socialism, Mervin Maldonado.

Ricardo Menéndez, Minister for Planning, highlighted the challenges that countries have in times of a global pandemic, where health, food, supplies and technology are affected and “funds and input banks democratized at the international level” are required.

While the vice minister for multilateral issues, Rubén Darío Molina, pointed out that Venezuela is joining the meetings with the UN in the framework of the “Diplomacy of Peace and respect for International Law.”

For his part, the Coordinator of the UN Venezuela, Gianluca Rampolla, pointed out that the exchange was very constructive, defining it as “friendly, close, open, transparent, of trust and mutual respect.”

M. Rodríguez


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