2005 World Summit

The Heads of State and Government gathered at the 2005 World Summit in New York (September 2005) reaffirmed their faith in the United Nations and their commitment to the purposes and principles if the Charter and international law, which are indispensable foundations of a more peaceful, prosperous and just world, and reiterated their determination to foster strict respect for them.

They recognized that the UN brings together a unique wealth of expertise and resources on global issues. They commended he extensive experience and expertise of the various development-related organizations, agencies, funds and programmes of the UN system in their diverse and complementary fields of activity and their important contributions to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The world leaders also expressed their support for stronger system-wide coherence by implementing a number of measures.

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