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Belarus participates in the general discussion of Operational Activities for Development Segment of ECOSOC session of 2018

Operational Activities for Development Segment (OAS) of the substantive session of the Economic and Social Council is in progress at the UN Headquarters.

Deputy Permanent Representative of Belarus to the UN Irina Velichko delivered a statement (in Russian) during the general discussion of OAS.

Reorganisation of the UN is carried out in three main areas: management, security and development system. The reorganisation of the United Nations development system among the main elements includes the reform of the resident coordinators system, their reassignment to the Deputy Secretary-General, and a new generation of UN country teams.

The Belarusian diplomat supported the necessity to adapt the UN development system to the new Agenda 2030 and stressed the crucial importance for Belarus of the development system's ability to meet specific needs and national priorities of recipient countries of international assistance.