Thailand’s vision for equality, democracy, and green initiatives unveiled at UNGA 78

Thailand’s commitment to democracy, equality, and green initiatives was highlighted at UNGA 78. The Prime Minister emphasized goals related to peace, justice, and strong institutions, as well as human rights and sustainability efforts. Initiatives include focusing on reducing inequalities, promoting sustainable cities, and striving for carbon neutrality by 2050. Thailand aims to play a significant role in achieving the UN’s sustainable development goals, emphasizing the importance of inclusivity and environmental responsibility.

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Srettha Thavisin, Prime Minister and Minister for Finance of the Kingdom of Thailand addresses the general debate of the General Assembly’s seventy-eighth session.

Prime Minister and Minister for Finance of the Kingdom of Thailand Srettha Thavisin, delivered a speech at the 78th UNGA, outlining the country’s unwavering commitment to democracy, institutions, and values.

Thailand opened a new chapter in its democratic history by reiterating its commitment to enhancing democracy, institutions, and democratic principles. The nation’s determination to work toward Goal 16 of the SDGs, which is focused on Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions, was stressed by the recently elected Prime Minister, who also emphasised the necessity of revitalising democratic norms. Thailand showed commitment to advancing equality, justice, and human rights. From 2025 to 2027, the nation will represent ASEAN on the Human Rights Council. Following the principles of SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities and SDG 16, the government initiated programs to improve equality and justice, paying particular attention to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people. 

The nation is committed to adopting the 2030 SDGs, welcomed the SDG Summit and acknowledged sustainability as the only viable road ahead. In line with SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities and SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production, the government promoted employment development and expanded financial assistance for low-income families and vulnerable groups.

Prime Minister has noted that Thailand gave sustainability and climate action a top priority. The country’s dedication to climate action and green funding to be carbon neutral within the next three decades underlines its deliberate approach to participating in and taking the lead in achieving the sustainable development goals of the UN.


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