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India advocated for the Global South in such a way that UN, China and Pakistan got jealous.

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During its presidency of the G-20, India has intensified its advocacy for the countries of the Global South. India’s effort was to become the voice and leader of the Global South. India has also been very successful in this objective. Countries of the Global South are also now pinning their hopes on India. The United Nations has also become a fan of this initiative of India. Top UN leaders and ambassadors have praised India’s ‘exemplary leadership’ in tackling global challenges and championing South-South cooperation. He also highlighted the country’s G20 presidency and the ‘enduring’ partnership between India and the United Nations. Pakistan and China are envious of India’s success.

India took over the presidency of G20 for one year in December last year and now it is going to hand it over to Brazil. The Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations and the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation organized a special event at the United Nations Headquarters here on Wednesday. The event was organized to mark the completion of six years of the India-United Nations Development Partnership Fund collaborative partnership. Speaking on the occasion, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed said, “India has long been an advocate of South-South cooperation and global pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with its philosophy of ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’. Used to be.

UN praised India

Amina Mohammed said that the India United Nations Development Partnership Fund is a testament to the extraordinary achievements that countries can achieve by coming together, across borders and differences, to build a sustainable, equitable and just world. Mohammed said that the sixth anniversary of the Partnership Fund prompts us to reflect on the many barriers to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and the important role that South-South cooperation can play in overcoming these challenges. The fund was established in 2017 and has since supported 76 projects in 54 countries.

Dennis Francis, President of the 78th session of the UN General Assembly, said this is ‘no small step’ in the current period of financial sector contraction compounded by the effects of the pandemic. He said that India has one-sixth of the world’s population and it is playing an unmatched role in global missions including the United Nations. India’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Ambassador Ruchira Kamboj, said India has delivered what it has said and its commitment to its values ​​of leaving no one behind does not sound like mere rhetoric, but reflects reality. (Language)

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