“In an unusually strongly worded speech, António Guterres urged major reform to the UN security council, the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, to address systemic inequalities exposed by the coronavirus pandemic.” #MandelaDay
UN chief slams 'myths, delusions and falsehoods' around inequality ...supports the movement that unites behind policies for peace, our planet, justice and human rights for all.
Best speech by since he took office. Recognizes we are at breaking point through failing to tackle inequality. Cites patriarchy and colonialism as drivers of inequality. Calls for long overdue reform of World Bank/IMF
UN chief slams 'myths, delusions and falsehoods' around #inequality. António Guterres uses #Mandela lecture to call for radical shake-up of UN #SecurityCouncil, #IMF and #Worldbank in wake of #coronavirus pandemic.
takes the opportunity of the Mandela lecture to highlight the harms of international #inequalities, exposing "the lie that the #freemarket can deliver #healthcare for all" UN chief slams 'myths, delusions and falsehoods' around inequality
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UN chief slams 'myths, delusions and falsehoods' around inequality
This is the kind of global leadership that we desperately need - but it must be followed by action, and the organised transformation of power relations between and within countries
UN chief slams 'myths, delusions and falsehoods' around inequality
#UNSG Guterres says #Covid_19 has “laid bare risks we have ignored for decades: inadequate health systems; gaps in social protection; structural inequalities; environmental degradation; the climate crisis” Now What?
UN chief slams 'myths, delusions and falsehoods' around inequality | Global development | The Guardian