Vietnam at the 78th meeting of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

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Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam in 78 High Level SegmentsWhen The annual meeting of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, which will be held in Bangkok (Thailand) from May 23 to 27.

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Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam attends 78When The annual meeting of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) to be held in Bangkok, Thailand from May 23 to 27. It will be held at the invitation of the UN Under-Secretary-General and Deputy Secretary-General Armida Salcia Alishabana. ESCAP.

The event will bring together leaders and stakeholders from 51 countries and regions to discuss promoting sustainable development in the Asia-Pacific region.

In a speech at the High Level Segment on May 23, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam emphasized the importance of this session as it marked 75.When Anniversary of ESCAP’s establishment and contribution to the process of socio-economic development in the region.

He also expressed concern about the impact of COVID-19 pandemics, climate change, natural disasters and other challenges on the socio-economic recovery and development process, especially the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

In this regard, Vu Duc Dam guarantees full access to people’s employment, income and basic services, strengthens regional connectivity, promotes digital transformation, innovation and initiatives in Asia. Proposed to build a social security system to increase the mobilization of resources to implement partnerships-with the Pacific and other regions ..

He also emphasized Vietnam’s achievements in socio-economic development and the implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Agenda.

On this occasion, he declared that he hopes to continue to benefit from the cooperation and support of the international community, especially the United Nations, especially ESCAP, for the implementation of socio-economic recovery and development, sustainable development and commitment. .. Made with COP26.

He confirmed that Vietnam will continue to actively, responsibly and effectively contribute to the efforts of ESCAP, generally the United Nations, for peaceful, stable, sustainable and inclusive development.

While in Bangkok, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duk Dam met with Almida Salcia Alishabana, UN Deputy Secretary and Secretary-General of ESCAP.

He confirmed support for the Bangkok Declaration adopted during this session, while proposing ESCAP to strengthen support and accelerate implementation in developing countries, including Vietnam. Sustainable development goals.

Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana appreciates Vietnam’s role and contribution to ESCAP, and ESCAP is ready to increase its support to Vietnam to accelerate the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, especially through training and data system enhancements. Said that.