St Vincent and Grenadines PM calls for global cooperation and multilateralism at UN, eschewing ‘illiberal intoleran…

Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves of St Vincent and the Grenadines addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly. UN Photo/Cia Pak

NEW YORK, USA — The world is at a “decisive crossroads,” Dr Ralph Gonsalves, prime minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines, told leaders gathered for the United Nations General Assembly’s annual debate on Thursday.

“We have retreated from the ethos of integration, cooperation, and consensus building… which is absolutely necessary to solve the global problems that confront us,” he explained.

As a small island developing state, St Vincent and the Grenadines faces challenges to sustainable development, a small but growing population, limited resources, and susceptibility to natural disasters and climate…

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