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The theme for the 2023 United Nations General Assembly’s General Debate is “Rebuilding trust and reigniting global solidarity: Accelerating action on the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals towards peace, prosperity, progress and sustainability for all.”

Each head of government that chooses to participate in the General Debate receives a 15-minute turn. The General Debate is one of the UN’s most anticipated annual events and offers a platform for leaders to address issues of international concern through their short speeches.

Since his first year in government, President Abinader has used his time at the General Debate to speak up for international community involvement in Haiti. Over the years, the critical situation in Haiti has continued to worsen, with the Dominican Republic carrying a heavy burden in social services such as education and...

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