On 11 November, Amb. Cho Hyun, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea, attended the reception, hosted by the UN2020, regarding the engagement of civil society to the preparation of the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the UN.
In his keynote speech, Amb. Cho introduced the Korea’s approach in responding to challenges, including inequality, achieving denuclearization and permanent peace in the Korean Peninsula, and global climate change. He also stressed that UN should closely listen to the voices of the people, and to collaborate with the civil society and promote global citizenship education, as the UN prepares for its 75th anniversary.
Among the attendees were Permanent Representatives of Spain and Slovakia as well as UN officials.
Meanwhile, United Nations is preparing various commemorative initiatives and events in celebration of its 75th anniversary in 2020.