South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit Calls for Urgent Global Action to Address Unprecedented Challenges
South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit delivered a statement at the 78th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, reaffirming his country’s commitment to world peace and security. In his speech, President Mayardit expressed solidarity with the people of Morocco and Libya who have suffered from recent natural calamities and called for greater international cooperation to address the urgent challenges facing the global community.
President Mayardit emphasized the importance of multilateralism and international cooperation as the best means of achieving shared aspirations. He recognized the urgent challenges facing the world, including the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, and conflicts in various parts of the world. He urged member states to rebuild trust reignite global solidarity, and work together towards a better future for all.
South Sudan stands as a committed partner in the collective pursuit of world peace and security. President Mayardit extended his hand of friendship to all, and his message of hope and unity resonated with the international community. He highlighted the importance of the United Nations in promoting peace and security and called for greater support for the organization’s efforts.
President Mayardit also spoke about the progress made by South Sudan in implementing the peace agreement signed in 2018. He highlighted the ongoing public financial management reforms and the recently concluded National Economic Conference as a solid basis for the sound management of public resources for the benefit of South Sudan’s citizens. He called for the fast-tracking of the implementation of the remaining provisions in the Agreement, in order to conclude the transitional period peacefully through fair, transparent, and credible elections in 2024.
As the world faces unprecedented challenges, President Mayardit’s words serve as a reminder of the power of multilateralism and the importance of working together towards a brighter future. South Sudan stands ready to play its part in the collective pursuit of a better world for all.