In addition to this critical speech, the president’s agenda for the high-level week includes attending the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) summit hosted by the UN Secretary-General. António Guterres September 18, where he will undoubtedly emphasize Finland’s commitment to global sustainable development efforts. The President also participates in various bilateral meetings, the aim of which is to strengthen diplomatic relations and cooperation in international issues.
The main theme of this year’s UN General Assembly is “Rebuilding Trust and Rekindling Global Solidarity: Accelerating the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals towards Peace, Prosperity, Progress and Resilience for All”. President Niinistö’s presence at this big event emphasizes Finland’s commitment to promoting a better world of UN international cooperation.
President Niinistö is accompanied in this diplomatic mission by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Elina Valtonen and Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Ville Tavio. Their presence strengthens Finland’s commitment to act actively in global affairs and promote the principles of peace, sustainability and prosperity.
As a delightful addition to the delegation’s activities, Mrs. Jenni Haukio will participate in an engaging discussion about Nordic literature. First Lady Haukio and the first lady of Iceland will perform at this event on September 20 Eliza Reid and a well-known author Neil Gaiman. The literary discussion organized by the New York Public Library in cooperation with the Consulates General of Finland and Iceland in New York offers a unique opportunity to celebrate the rich literary heritage of the Nordic countries.
President Niinistö’s participation in the UN General Assembly signifies Finland’s unwavering commitment to global cooperation and striving for a better, more sustainable world. The President and the Finnish delegation actively participate in discussions and initiatives aimed at urgent global challenges and the promotion of the UN’s sustainable development goals.
Source: The Nordic Page