Others Participation in Policy Dialogue on Inclusive Subregional Cooperation in East and North-East Asia for Sustainable Development 2020.10.22
On 22 October 2020, Secretary-General MICHIGAMI Hisashi participated in a policy dialogue entitled “Inclusive Subregional Cooperation in East and North-East Asia for Sustainable Development” as a panelist.
SG MICHIGAMI underlined that the COIVD-19 pandemic and the widening inequalities pose serious threats to human security, and called for the need to re-enhance foundations for inclusive approach to sustainable development. He introduced three key areas of trilateral cooperation (environment, disaster management and health) and noted that trilateral cooperation has good potential within and beyond the region.
This event was organized by the United Nations ESCAP East and North-East Asia Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of ROK and Incheon Metropolitan City in commemoration of UN75 and 10th anniversary of ESCAP East and North-East Asia Office. At the dialogue, representatives from the government, international organizations and NGOs discussed a wide range of subregional cooperation agendas including connectivity, environment, and innovation for inclusive and resilient societies.
▲SG MICHIGAMI presenting