The Permanent Mission of the Slovak Republic to the United Nations
President of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, Miroslav Lajčák and United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications, Alison Smale opened on Monday, 21 May 2018 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York a representative exhibition of Slovak Naive Art from Kovačica, Serbia. The exhibition is a joint project of the Permanent Missions of Slovakia and Serbia to the United Nations in New York, carried out in cooperation with the Pavel Babka Gallery from Kovačica.
Lukáš Parízek, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, attended the second session of the Government Council for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development held on Tuesday (15 May 2018).
On April 23, 2018, the Permanent Missions of Slovakia and South Africa to the United Nations, co-chairs of the United Nations Group of Friends of SSR co-hosted the High-Level Roundtable on SSR and Sustaining Peace. In his opening remarks, the President of the UN General Assembly H.E. Miroslav Lajčák emphasized several priorities for the future of SSR activities, including strengthening national ownership, regional cooperation, sustainable financing as well as coherent approach and cooperation.
13 UN Member States, including Slovakia, organized on the occasion of launching the International Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development” 2018 – 2028 a joint photo exhibition on water, which was opened at the UN Headquarters in New York on 23 March 2018 by the President of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly, Mr. M. Lajčák. In his speech, he highlighted the key role of water for people and our Planet.
On the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the membership of the Slovak Republic in the United Nations a concert featuring the Bratislava Boys Choir was held in the United Nations Headquarters on Friday 9 March 2018.