St Kitts and Nevis: Prime Minister and Minister for Finance of the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis – Dr Terrance Drew, addressed the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The session has been scheduled to happen in New York City, United States of America.
He highlighted the socio-economic problems of St Kitts and Nevis. He stated that the social empowerment programs in order to build resilience in the people and economy, one such area is education which is one of society’s greatest equalizers think it’s a Nevis which affirms that access to quality education is a human right and the foundation of sustainable development of thriving societies.
The people of the Caribbean nation welcome the transforming educational Summit that was held earlier this week, and the administration is happy to report that the government has committed to entering a new path in education as it were that will reform, transform and reinvigorate the education system based government made a decision to introduce free tertiary education to ensure that all people can have equal access regardless of their socio-economic status of the goals for education reforms, reintroducing the eye literacy one-to-one laptop program and three strengthening technical and vocational education by providing alternative programming and scholarships as part of the government’s thrust to mainstream empowerment across all sectors and policies.
“Saint Kitts and Nevis will continue to put women and youth at the Forefront of our Social Development and all our pursuits, including the advancement of the digital economy, my country’s active commitment to meeting goal five of the SDG and surpassing or meeting the goals of Belem De para in achieving gender equality now and for future generations,” he said.
My government is prepared to do the utmost for every Kittitian and Nevisian, which would be enhanced by multi-literalism. “We must resolve them together; the issue for us is how we will bring that change about for those who most need it. I am obliged to thank you very much for this opportunity on behalf of the assembly,” he mentioned.
He said, “The people and government pledge or unswerving support to the ethos of this great body. I have assumed my new responsibilities when the complexities of the multiple and interlocking challenges facing Humanity that require from us a renewed commitment to the Democratic principle and multi-literalism.”
Furthermore, Prime Minister Drew outlined that the coincidence in the timing of a global pandemic and a war with the growing calamity of the climate crisis has exposed the fragility, vulnerability and instability of the worldwide supply chains of food staples and other essentials power shifts are taking place in international relations as the influence of some countries rises. Others win with this has come to an insistence for reform to the United Nations to make it more relevant and reflective of the composition of today’s world and current power structures, including reform of the anachronistic Security Council; the effect and widespread nature of technology are creating change faster than most can manage faith in multilateral systems is being eroded. It’s a capacity; its capacity to do global good is being jeopardized.
As the world around submerges beneath a cascading crisis, Prime Minister stated, “I hope that we choose instead to be the body that met the moment and responded to the fierce urgency of now we must therefore use this 77th General Assembly not merely for political posturing, but for resolute recommitment to multilateral cooperation for small island developing States and indeed vulnerable peoples everywhere there can be no International Security without climate security.”