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Delegation of Belarus takes part at the first regular session of the Executive Board of UNICEF

Belarus participates at the first regular session of the Executive Board of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), which was opened at the UN Headquarters in New York on February, 6, 2018 under the leadership of new Executive Director of UNICEF, Henrietta Fore.

H. Fore became the seventh executive director of UNICEF on 1 January 2018. From 2007 to 2009, she served as Administrator of the US Agency for International Development and Director of External Aid for the United States.

In his speech (statement in Russian, video in English), Permanent Representative of Belarus to the UN Valentin Rybakov noted the necessity to concentrate work on achieving concrete results. Positively noting the increase in donor assistance to UNICEF, the Permanent Representative expressed hope that this trend would continue to ensure sustainable progress in the area of child protection worldwide.