Peace Network canvases improved solidarity awareness to bridge poverty gap in Nigeria | The Guardian Nigeria News
Global Peace and Humanitarian Network has called on government, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and Policy Makers to strategise in creating more awareness for human solidarity to bridge the poverty gap and create awareness of the value of unity in diversity.
The network made this call at an event to commemorate the United Nations (UN) solidarity day.
Speaking, the Global Forum for Peace Representatives, Mr Mac Alexader, regretted that the poverty gap has further widened due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
He stressed the need for more collaborations in the World Solidarity Fund, which was set up in February 2003 as a trust fund of the United Nations Development Programme, with an objective to eradicate poverty and promote human and social development in developing countries, in particular among the poorest segments of their populations.
The United Nations International Human Solidarity Day, which is observed every 20th December coincides on the week of the Award presentation of the prestigious Global Peace Justice and Human Rights Award to Mr Alagbogu Emmanuel Munachi.
After receiving the award, Amb Alagbogu Munachi expressed his delight to be part of the organization and re-emphasized his passion for human rights, community development and support for projects. He said he hoped that this honor will build partnership and collaboration to do more with his foundation in the area of peacekeeping and promoting human rights.
The Global Peace network supports the work of the United Nations, particularly in the areas of Peacebuilding, Justice and Human Rights and all UN sustainable development goals SDG. United Nations defines International Human Solidarity Day to exhibit harmony in diversity, alert various administrations about international agreements, motivate individuals and governments for long-term development, discover innovative methods of eradicating poverty to save people from poverty, starvation, and sickness.
Reacting to the Award. The International Representative Global Peace and Humanitarian Awards Amb. Ozuem Esiri congratulates Alagbogu Munachi for his support in peacebuilding. He reminded him that this honor is a call to services for Peace Humanity and urge him to use this Global Network to implement programs and activities that will continue to touch lives positively and make a difference.
According to the UN, solidarity has always been a distinguishing feature of the organization, establishing the UN brought together the world’s peoples and nations to promote peace, human rights, and social and economic progress. The UN was created on the essential principle of unity and harmony among its members, as embodied in collective security, which relies on the members’ solidarity to maintain world peace and security.
According to the ‘Sustainable Declaration,’ solidarity is seen as one of the core ideals of international relations in the twenty-first century, whereby those who profit the least and suffer the most ought to be assisted.