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The Czech Republic supported a resolution on global solidarity in the fight against COVID-19

On April 2, 2020 the seventy-fourth UN General Assembly adopted a draft resolution “Worldwide Solidarity in the Fight Against COVID-19”. The draft resolution was tabled by  Singapore together with Ghana, Indonesia, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland and was sponsored by a total of 188 UN member states, including all 27 European Union countries.

The resolution claims the leading role of the UN system in the worldwide response to COVID-19 caused by SARS-CoV-2 and calls for increased international cooperation to combat the outbreak, through the exchange of information, scientific knowledge, and best practices in accordance to the relevant regulations and guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO). The resolution also calls for support of the most vulnerable states and population groups.