Ethiopia Calls for Reformed, Efficient & Viable UN Fit for Purpose in 21st Century

Addis Ababa October 25/2022 (ENA) Ethiopia called for an inclusive, fair, effective and representative multilateralism to better respond to humanity's most pressing challenges, building on the opportunities to amplify the pillars of the UN charter while celebrating UN Day.

On October 24, the United Nations celebrates the anniversary of the UN Charter's entry into force in 1945.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a press statement issued in connection with the celebration of UN Day, as a founding member of the United Nations, Ethiopia has remained committed to the principles of the United Nations Charter.

Ethiopia, while celebrating multilateralism anchored on the UN Charter and its cardinal principles, calls for a reformed, efficient and viable United Nations fit for purpose in the 21st century, the statement said.

As a firm believer in multilateralism, Ethiopia continues to be committed to global common aspirations for development, it said.

According to the statement, Ethiopia is proud and privileged to have hosted the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa  (UNECA) for over 60 years.

“Demonstrating our contribution to global peace and collective security, Ethiopian men and women have continued to play a robust role from the early days of UN peacekeeping missions in the 1950s.’

Ethiopian News Agency