Language
Now in Minsk   The weather in Belarus

Home Permanent Mission News

june 2019

Archive
  • 24.06.2019 On the event dedicated to the 75th Anniversary of Liberation of Belarus from Nazi invaders On 24 June 2019, a commemorative event dedicated to the 75th Anniversary of the liberation of Belarus from Nazi invaders was held at the UN Headquarters in New York on the initiative of the Permanent Mission of Belarus to the UN.
  • 12.06.2019 On the side event at the UN Headquarters, dedicated to the topic of autism A thematic event «Ensuring inclusion of persons with disabilities in a changing world: the role of sports and culture», dedicated to the topic of autism, was held at the UN Headquarters in New York on the margins of the 12th session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with disabilities (11-13 June 2019) on the initiative of Belarus, Dominican Republic, Italy, Qatar, Slovakia, as well as a number of international NGOs.
  • 11.06.2019 Belarus holds an event at the UN Headquarters on the occasion of the Global Day of Parents A thematic event «Good parenting builds societies: the importance of Motherhood and Fatherhood», dedicated to the Global Day of Parents, was held at the UN headquarters in New York at the initiative of Belarus, Djibouti and the Holy See, as well as the international organisation «Universal Peace Federation», based in the United States.
  • 03.06.2019 V. Rybakov delivers a statement on the fight against HIV/AIDS at the UN General Assembly Permanent Representative of Belarus to the United Nations Valentin Rybakov delivered a statement at the plenary session of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly during consideration of the agenda item on implementation of the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS and the political declarations on HIV/AIDS.
  • 29.05.2019 About a commemorative Belarusian-American event on the occasion of the destruction of the Minsk ghetto On the initiative of the Permanent Mission of Belarus to the United Nations in New York, a joint Belarusian-American memorial event was held on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the destruction of the Minsk ghetto and on the eve of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Belarus from the Nazi invaders.
  • 23.05.2019 Belarus participates in the general debate of the Operational Activities for Development Segment of the 2019 ECOSOC session Operational Activities for Development Segment (OAS) of the Economic and Social Council’s session continues its work at the UN Headquarters in New York. Permanent Representative of Belarus to the UN Valentin Rybakov took part in the general debate of the Operational Segment. In his statement, the Head of the Belarusian diplomatic mission emphasized the need to fully take into account the development specifics of the host state as one of the determining conditions for successful implementation of the development system reform.
  • 21.05.2019 V. Rybakov participates in a thematic discussion of the Operational Activities for Development Segment of the 2019 ECOSOC session Operational Activities for Development Segment (OAS) of the Economic and Social Council’s session began its work at the UN Headquarters in New York. Belarus is a member of ECOSOC and is a Vice-President of its Bureau. ECOSOC Operational Activities for Development Segment will be held from 21 to 23 May 2019 at the UN Headquarters in New York. The segment is devoted to the implementation of the UN GA resolution 71/243 on quadrennial comprehensive policy review of operational activities for development of the United Nations system, as well as to the first results from the implementation of the UN package on UN development system repositioning approved by the UN Member States in May 2018. Permanent Representative of the Republic of Belarus to the UN Valentin Rybakov as a moderator took part in a thematic discussion of the OAS dedicated to the first changes on the ground after the kick off of the UN development system reform implementation on January 1, 2019.
  • 15.05.2019 On the participation of V. Rybakov in the event dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the International Day of Families On the initiative of Belarus, on May 15 a special commemorative event dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the International Day of Families and the 25th anniversary of the International Year of the Family was held at the UN headquarters, which was organised jointly with the Group of Friends of the Family and coalition of non-governmental organizations “Civil society for the Family”. The International Day of Families was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly resolution 47/237 and is celebrated annually on May 15, since 1994. The International Year of the Family was observed in 1994 in accordance with UN General Assembly resolution 44/82 to disseminate information on family issues. In 2004 and 2014, the UN General Assembly adopted resolutions on the follow-up to the tenth and twentieth anniversaries of the International Year of the Family.
  • 06.05.2019 United Nations hosts solemn event dedicated to the 74th Anniversary of the Great Victory On May 6, 2019 a solemn commemorative ceremony to mark the 74th Anniversary of the end of the Great Patriotic War was held at the UN Headquarters in New York.
  • 03.05.2019 Belarus holds a thematic discussion at the UN Security Council 1540 Committee At the initiative of the Republic of Belarus a meeting of a subsidiary body of the UN Security Council – Committee established pursuant to resolution 1540 (2004) on non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (1540 Committee) – was held in New York. The meeting of the Committee was the first thematic event for the countries from the region of Eastern Europe and Central Asia that was ever held in the UN Security Council.