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About participation of Andrei Dapkiunas in the 56th session of Commission for Social Development

Deputy Foreign Minister of Belarus Andrei Dapkiunas made a statement at the plenary discussion of the 56th session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD), which opened January 29 at the UN headquarters in New York.

UN Commission for Social Development deals with the issues of poverty and social inequality reduction, as well as promotion of international policy in social justice for the most vulnerable people (low-income population, women, children, people with disabilities, youth and aging people). Belarus is elected to CSocD for the term 2016-2020. The 56th  session of CSocD will continue its work until February 7, 2018.

In his statement (statement in Russian, video in English) the Deputy Minister presented the vision of Belarus on eradication of poverty, which is a priority theme of the current session of CSocD.