Statement by the Group of French-speaking Ambassadors to the United Nations in support of a strong and effective multilateral response in the context of the coronavirus pandemic – COVID-19

May 20, 2020

The Group of French-speaking Ambassadors (“French-speaking group”),Footnote 1 deeply concerned by the health, social, safety, humanitarian and economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as by its impact on the functioning of multilateral organizations, calls for a strengthened mobilization of the international community, in the spirit of friendship and solidarity, and a collective response through multilateralism.

In this regard, the French-speaking group:

The French-speaking group expresses its gratitude to all UN staff, in particular humanitarian, health and hospital staff who are on the front line in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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