On September 17 (local time), Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and the Vietnamese delegation arrived at San Francisco International Airport, California – United States, starting a business trip to attend the summit week of the 78th General Assembly. Bilateral activities at the United Nations (United Nations General Assembly) and the US are expected to continue till September 23.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh will participate in the high-level general discussion session of the General Assembly and speak on the theme: Rebuilding trust and promoting global solidarity, strengthening action for the 2030 Agenda and the Development Goals. Sustainable Development (SDGs), towards peace, prosperity, progress and stability for all.
The Prime Minister also attended and spoke at UN summits and high-level conferences on global issues like climate change, pandemic response…
Through participating in the 78th High-level General Discussion Session and related activities, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh will convey Vietnam’s strong message to the international community about Vietnam as a peace-loving, responsible member, more active, proactive and effective in common Will participate properly. The work of the United Nations in addressing global challenges.
In particular, to contribute actively to the common efforts of the international community to maintain international peace and security and sustainable development; Sharing lessons, ideas and solutions from Vietnam, contributing to promoting international cooperation and solidarity, and strengthening multilateralism to effectively respond to global challenges and security issues, emerging non-traditional.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh met with representatives of the Vietnamese community in the US in San Francisco, California on the afternoon of September 17 (local time). Photo: TTXVN
Acting United Nations Resident Coordinator in Vietnam Ms. Rana Flowers highly commended Vietnam as a dynamic, developed and valued Member State in the United Nations over the past 45 years.
According to him, the commitments presented by Vietnam at the upcoming SDG Summit are very important, demonstrating Vietnam’s strong commitment and determination to human development as well as to the programme. Agenda 2030 with 17 Sustainable Development Goals – upholding the promise of leaving no one behind.
Based on the UN’s SDG Cost Report, Vietnam needs to invest 11% of GDP every year in the period 2021 – 2030 to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Developing an SDG financing strategy will be key to this.
Mobilizing additional climate and green finance is a top priority, and equally important is freeing up existing resources, including through official development assistance (ODA) and effective use of domestic resources.
“What Vietnam needs to do is to continue simplifying the processes to obtain and effectively use grants, which will lead to more funding sources to accelerate the achievement of the SDGs” – Ms. Rana Flowers affirmed.
Shortly after arriving in San Francisco on the evening of September 17, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh met with representatives of the Vietnamese community in the US.
Overseas Vietnamese representatives expressed happiness over Vietnam and the US becoming each other’s comprehensive strategic partners and expressed their willingness to make greater contributions to country-building and furthering Vietnam-US relations. The Prime Minister hopes that in the times to come, the community of Vietnamese businessmen, intellectuals and scientists in the US will continue to accompany the country’s development with specific projects and broader cooperation activities. Moreover, the new thinking, along with new ways of working are truly unprecedented, especially taking advantage of America’s support and commitment in support of Vietnam.
During bilateral activities in the US, the Prime Minister will meet US Vice President Kamala Harris, US Congress leaders, National Security Advisor and some members of the US government…
The Prime Minister will visit several leading US universities and businesses, the NASDAQ Stock Exchange and participate in the Vietnam-US Trade and Investment Promotion Conference; Witnessed the signing ceremony to establish the connection between Ho Chi Minh City and New York City…