His Excellency Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini

Statement Summary

AMBROSE MANDVULO DLAMINI, Prime Minister of Eswatini, citing United Nations achievements, underlined the need to grow to ensure that the Organization remained fit for purpose.  From climate change to the sustainable use of resources, efforts must adapt to current and future challenges.  Expressing support for the Secretary‑General’s drive to foster a spirit of multilateralism, he said reform of the United Nations is also essential, including the Security Council.  In this vein, Eswatini reiterated Africa’s call for permanent seats on the Council for the continent’s States.  Turning to contentious matters facing the world today, he said the issue of China and Taiwan must be addressed with a view to fulfilling the pledge of leaving no one behind.