We endorse the statement delivered by Indonesia on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement.
We congratulate you on your election as Chairman of the Disarmament Commission for this year's substantive session. We extend our congratulations to the members of the Bureau and the chairs of the working groups.
Cuba associates itself with the statement delivered by Pakistan on behalf of the Group of 77 and China, and wishes to deliver the following remarks in its national capacity.
I thank the President of the General Assembly for convening this informal interactive dialogue on commodity markets, in follow-up to the provisions laid down in General Assembly resolution 76/194.
It is an honor for us to host this meeting on the eve of the beginning of the United States-Cuba International Normalization Conference, which will hold its sessions tomorrow, Saturday, March 19 and Sunday, March 20, at the main office of The People's Forum, organized by the Solidarity Movement with our country.
New York, 14 February 2022.
Allow me to begin by expressing the certainty of my delegation that 2022 will be another year of success in the valuable work of UN-Women. I would also like to express our full support to the new Executive Director, Ms. Sima Bahous, and to the Bureau of UN-Women’s Executive Board for 2022, led by Ambassador Rabab Fatima, from Bangladesh.
H.E. Mr. Dr. Morissanda Kouyaté, Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation, African Integration and Guineans Living Abroad, of the Republic of Guinea;
H.E. Mr. Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Hussain Qureshi, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
First of all, I would like to express, on behalf of my government, my heartfelt condolences to the people of Pakistan, for the loss of lives during the heavy snowfall that hit Murree.
We take this opportunity to congratulate His Excellency, Mr. Abdulla Shahid, on his election as President of the General Assembly at its seventy-sixth session, for which he can count on the full support of my delegation.
We take note of the Secretary-General’s report entitled “Our Common Agenda”, and his presentation at the plenary meeting on 10 September.
Esteemed Henrietta Fore, UNICEF Executive Director, distinguished members of the Executive Board and other delegations,
We thank the Executive Director for her comprehensive presentation, and the members of the Bureau and the Secretariat for the preparations for this session. I would like to take this opportunity to express our appreciation to Ms. Fore for her service over the years at the helm of UNICEF in improving the lives of children around the world. I extend to her our best wishes.