The UN has learned lots of lessons from history and now developing a road map for the better future
UN Day 2020: On the issues of Past, Present & Progress, the UN Day celebrated
The UN Day celebration was celebrated by UNA-USA. From all the corners of the world's UN fellows, associates, and organizations participated in the commemoration of the UN's 75th anniversary!
On this special occasion, Rachel Pittman, Executive Director of UNA-USA said that we’re reflecting on the past, celebrating the accomplishments of the present, and looking forward to progress, toward a better and brighter future for everyone, everywhere. This is our globalized culture and cultural heritage.
The secretary general of the United Nation Antonio Guterres while addressing the celebration said that the UN has learned lots of lessons from history and now developing a road map for the better future of the people where peace, cooperation, and non-violence should be our priority and we have to strongly prepare to alleviate the challenges.
Paula Boland, UNA-USA National Council Chairperson, and Executive Director, UNA-NCA said that the world is challenged by Covid 19 and we are all suffering. We need to defeat this challenge unitedly.
As a specially invited panelist, the International Consultant of IT Prof DP Sharma raised a critical issue of human security from biological weapons as genetically designed diseases and viruses. Dr. Sharma asked what is the preparation and roadmap of the UN to save the future pandemics and Viruses both genetically and electronically created on the ground and the cyberspace?
The celebration was also addressed by Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove, the World Health Organization’s Head of Emerging Diseases Unit and COVID-19. In this brief celebration UN Youth Envoy Jayathma Wickramanayake and UNA-USA Youth Observer to the UN Dustin Liu also joined as distinguished guests.