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I. Velichko makes a statement during the debate on the UN GA revitalisation

A meeting of the General Assembly devoted to the revitalisation of its activities took place on November 13 at the UN Headquarters in New York.

Special working group on the revitalisation of the General Assembly was established more than 10 years ago. Since the 62th session of the UN General Assembly it meets annually. At this session, the working group plans to consider the issue of increasing the role and authority of the General Assembly, its working methods, selection and appointment of the heads of the UN system, the establishment of the appropriate conditions for the work of the Office of the President of the General Assembly and other issues. The Belarusian delegation has traditionally been one of the most active participants in the revitalisation process of the UN General Assembly. The Belarusian delegation has traditionally been one of the most active participants in the revitalisation process of the UN GA.

Irina Velichko, Deputy Permanent Representative of Belarus to the United Nations made a statement (in the Russian language) at the first debate during the current session on the issue of revitalisation of work of the UN General Assembly.

In her statemet, the deputy head of the Belarusian mission to the United Nations expressed interest in the implementation of the agreements reached at the initiative of Belarus during the latest session on improvement of the mechanism for interaction of Missions with the UN Secretariat, the publication of the updated version of the UN Journal in all six languages of the Organisation, and proposed to streamline the agenda of the General Assembly by exclusion of items that grow stale.

Member States will begin substantive discussion of the Ad Hoc Group’s work during the current session of the General Assembly in February 2018.

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