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  • 23.05.2019 Belarus participates in the general debate of the Operational Activities for Development Segment of the 2019 ECOSOC session Operational Activities for Development Segment (OAS) of the Economic and Social Council’s session continues its work at the UN Headquarters in New York. Permanent Representative of Belarus to the UN Valentin Rybakov took part in the general debate of the Operational Segment. In his statement, the Head of the Belarusian diplomatic mission emphasized the need to fully take into account the development specifics of the host state as one of the determining conditions for successful implementation of the development system reform.
  • 21.05.2019 V. Rybakov participates in a thematic discussion of the Operational Activities for Development Segment of the 2019 ECOSOC session Operational Activities for Development Segment (OAS) of the Economic and Social Council’s session began its work at the UN Headquarters in New York. Belarus is a member of ECOSOC and is a Vice-President of its Bureau. ECOSOC Operational Activities for Development Segment will be held from 21 to 23 May 2019 at the UN Headquarters in New York. The segment is devoted to the implementation of the UN GA resolution 71/243 on quadrennial comprehensive policy review of operational activities for development of the United Nations system, as well as to the first results from the implementation of the UN package on UN development system repositioning approved by the UN Member States in May 2018. Permanent Representative of the Republic of Belarus to the UN Valentin Rybakov as a moderator took part in a thematic discussion of the OAS dedicated to the first changes on the ground after the kick off of the UN development system reform implementation on January 1, 2019.
  • 15.05.2019 On the participation of V. Rybakov in the event dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the International Day of Families On the initiative of Belarus, on May 15 a special commemorative event dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the International Day of Families and the 25th anniversary of the International Year of the Family was held at the UN headquarters, which was organised jointly with the Group of Friends of the Family and coalition of non-governmental organizations “Civil society for the Family”. The International Day of Families was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly resolution 47/237 and is celebrated annually on May 15, since 1994. The International Year of the Family was observed in 1994 in accordance with UN General Assembly resolution 44/82 to disseminate information on family issues. In 2004 and 2014, the UN General Assembly adopted resolutions on the follow-up to the tenth and twentieth anniversaries of the International Year of the Family.
  • 06.05.2019 United Nations hosts solemn event dedicated to the 74th Anniversary of the Great Victory On May 6, 2019 a solemn commemorative ceremony to mark the 74th Anniversary of the end of the Great Patriotic War was held at the UN Headquarters in New York.
  • 03.05.2019 Belarus holds a thematic discussion at the UN Security Council 1540 Committee At the initiative of the Republic of Belarus a meeting of a subsidiary body of the UN Security Council – Committee established pursuant to resolution 1540 (2004) on non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (1540 Committee) – was held in New York. The meeting of the Committee was the first thematic event for the countries from the region of Eastern Europe and Central Asia that was ever held in the UN Security Council.
  • 29.04.2019 On the presentation of the book «The feat of Anna Kupreeva» Charge d'Affaires of Belarus to the UN Irina Velichko, Consul General of Belarus in New York Victor Cherehovich, as well as the staff of the Permanent Mission of Belarus to the UN took part in the presentation of the book by Svetlana Gebeleva «The feat of Anna Kupreeva».
  • 26.04.2019 Thematic event dedicated to the International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day takes place at the United Nations On April 26, 2019, a thematic event “Legacy of the Chernobyl Disaster: Still Topical” took place at the UN Headquarters in New York to commemorate the fInternational Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day.
  • 24.04.2019 Belarus takes part in the UN General Assembly High-level Meeting Permanent Representative of Belarus to the United Nations Valentin Rybakov took part in the UN General Assembly High-level Meeting to commemorate the International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace
  • 22.04.2019 Permanent Representative of Belarus to the UN V.Rybakov participates at the opening ceremony of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Permanent Representative of Belarus to the UN Valentin Rybakov in his capacity as Vice-President of ECOSOC took part in the opening ceremony of the 18th session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, which takes place at the UN headquarters from 22 April to 3 May.
  • 17.04.2019 Permanent Representative of Belarus to the United Nations Valentin Rybakov participates in the UN ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development follow-up Permanent Representative of Belarus to the UN Valentin Rybakov takes part in the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Forum on Financing for Development follow-up, which takes place at the UN Headquarters in New York on April 15-18, 2019.