Maria Fernanda Espinosa
08 Feb 2021
Rich nations must vaccinate entire planet against COVID-19: Ex-UNGA president
Rich countries must do whatever it takes to vaccinate the entire planet against COVID-19, including easing intellectual property rules to let developing nations manufacture vaccines, according to the former president of UN General Assembly.
18 Dec 2018
UN Assembly adopts refugee pact, only US, Hungary vote 'no'
The UN General Assembly yesterday adopted, by a wide majority, a Global Compact on Refugees aimed at improving efforts to manage large refugee movements but without the support of the United States and Hungary.
16 Nov 2018
India gives a call for 'rejuvenating, revitalizing UNGA'
The United Nations (UN) member states have become "guardians of the status quo" due to their inaction and inertia in the face of stark global challenges like terrorism and climate change, said India at UN yesterday.
12 Oct 2018
There should be zero tolerance for sexual harassment: UN official
There should be zero tolerance for sexual harassment against journalists and other media persons, a spokesperson for President of the UN General Assembly, Maria Fernanda Espinosa, said.
08 Oct 2018
India's success in 2030-SDGs can change face of world: UNGA
India's success in achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals can change the face of the world, UN General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa said, describing the country as a "very important player" of the multilateral system.