His Excellency Jovenel Moïse

Statement Summary

JOVENEL MOÏSE, President of Haiti, said that since the United Nations was founded and the Charter drafted, the Organization has played a central role in the world.  Citing major achievements in maintaining peace and justice, he said more must be done to tackle new and emerging challenges, including terrorism and the COVID‑19 pandemic.  As such, the multilateral system must be strengthened to find innovative responses.  Haiti has also stood to protect universal rights and freedoms, working with nations to forge a fairer and more balanced world.  Encouraging Member States to commit of the declaration adopted today, he hoped all stakeholders would work together to further the principles of the United Nations.