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  • 10.05.2018 V. Rybakov takes part in the symposium on multilingualism A symposium dedicated to promoting the principle of multilingualism in international organisations and in international cooperation is being held in New York. Such an event is organised annually by the Study Group on Language at the United Nations in conjunction with a number of linguistic non-governmental organisations. Valentin Rybakov, Permanent Representative of Belarus to the UN, took part in the opening of the event, as well as in its first panel discussion as a representative of the Russian-speaking group of states.
  • 09.05.2018 A solemn event dedicated to the 73rd anniversary of the Great Victory A solemn commemorative ceremony to mark the 73rd anniversary of the end of World War II was held at the UN Headquarters in New York on May 9. The event was organised on the initiative of the Permanent Mission of Belarus to the United Nations along with the Permanent Missions of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
  • 03.05.2018 Interview of Permanent Representative of Belarus to the UN to Diplomatic Connections Permanent Representative of Belarus to the United Nations Valentin Rybakov gave a first-ever interview to Diplomatic Connections.
  • 26.04.2018 Belarus Takes Part in the UN GA High-Level Meeting on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace Permanent Representative of Belarus to the UN Valentin Rybakov addressed the UN General Assembly at a High-Level Meeting on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace. The meeting initiated by Chairman of the UN General Assembly Miroslav Laichak is considered one of the key events at the UN this year and is held as a follow up to the initiative of Secretary-General António Guterres to review the existing architecture of peace and security in order to find new ways of resolving global and regional conflicts.
  • 12.04.2018 UN General Assembly adopts at the initiative of Belarus the resolution on the International Association of Permanent Representatives The UN General Assembly adopted by consensus the resolution «International Association of Permanent Representatives to the United Nations» initiated by Belarus and promoted jointly with Honduras whose Permanent Representative is the current President of the Association.
  • 11.04.2018 Deputy Minister Andrei Dapkiunas participates in the meeting of the United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Chernobyl On April 11, 2018, at the UNDP Headquarters in New York, Deputy Foreign Minister of Belarus Andrei Dapkiunas took part in the meeting of the United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Chernobyl.
  • 11.04.2018 Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs meets with UNDP Administrator Deputy Minister Andrei Dapkiunas had a meeting with Administrator of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Achim Steiner at the UN Headquarters.
  • 10.04.2018 A. Dapkiunas participates in the round table on the protection of translators and interpreters A round-table discussion on the protection of translators and interpreters working in high risk settings was held at the UN Headquarters in New York on April 10. Deputy Foreign Minister of Belarus Andrei Dapkunas took part in the event. The event “Protect Interpreters and Translators. Protect the World” was organised by the Permanent Mission of Belarus to the United Nations in collaboration with a group of six non-governmental organisations advocating for the need to enhance the physical and legal protection of interpreters and translators working in peacekeeping and peace-building operations.
  • 10.04.2018 Deputy Foreign Minister A. Dapkunas participates in the round table on migration During his visit to the United Nations headquarters in New York, Deputy Foreign Minister of Belarus Andrei Dapkunas participated in the round table “The effect of Migration and Urbanization on the Family” held on the margins of the 51st session of the UN Commission on Population and Development, which is taking place at this time in the N. The event was organized at the initiative of Belarus by the Group of Friends of the Family in cooperation with international and American non-governmental organizations for the family.
  • 09.04.2018 Deputy Minister speaks at the CPD session The 51st session of the UN Commission on Population and Development (CPD) was opened at the UN Headquarters in New York. Its main theme is “Sustainable cities, human mobility and international migration”. The Belarusian delegation at the session is headed by Deputy Foreign Minister of Belarus Andrei Dapkiunas.