H.E. Mr. Ivan Korčok

Statement Summary

IVAN KORČOK, Minister for Foreign and European Affairs of Slovakia, said the seventy-fifth anniversary of the United Nations is a unique opportunity to bring the Organization closer to its Member States and citizens.  The United Nations has made the world a better place over the past 75 years, he said, adding that global challenges require that the Organization serve as a platform for joint action and multilateral solutions.  Underscoring that all nations are affected by the climate emergency and taking unprecedented actions to beat the COVID‑19 pandemic, he said a strong United Nations is needed in addressing these crises.