Honourable chairs and fellow delegates;
The delegation of Norway believes that reducing child mortality is crucial to our United Nations assembly. This delegate feels that the problem of children dying before the age of five is one that requires immediate attention because the death of the future generations would be detrimental to the development of a society. Under Article 6 in The Convention on the Rights of the Child by UNICEF, children have the right to live and governments should ensure that children survive and develop healthily, therefore this delegate believes that this United Nations assembly should work together in order to abide by this article. Lack of basic health equipment, hygiene and resources have been the main contributors to higher child mortality rates, higher maternal mortality rates and serious illnesses. Being a more economically developed country, Norway has contributed funds towards rectifying this problem and would invite other MEDC’s to do the same.
Additionally, this delegate strongly encourages the implementation of measures to halt the spread of HIV, measures to reduce maternal mortality rates and measures to reduce the incidence of mosquito-borne disease. This delegate hopes for a fruitful and constructive debate in order to solve the issues at hand today.