High School General Assembly 7


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Delegation of Ethiopia

Delegate: María Fernanda Martínez Ríos Committee: General Assembly Seven

Topic: Rethinking and strengthening social development in the contemporary world

"An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity. " - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nowadays, the world is facing a critical situation. Problems are everywhere. Poverty, climate change, racism, discrimination, armed conflicts, insecurity and several other issues, that cannot be attained in the absence of justice and respect among society.

According to the Report of the World Summit for Social Development, 1995, the concept of social inclusion represents a vision for “a society for everyone” in which, every individual, each with rights and responsibilities, has an active role to play.

Efforts have been carried out since the adoption of the Copenhagen Declaration. The United Nations launched The Millennium Development Goals, which ...