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Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign and European Affairs Miroslav Lajčák to visit the United Nations Organization in New York

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign and European Affairs Miroslav Lajčák to visit the United Nations Organization in New York

10.2.2015 | Aktivity ministra

On 11 February 2015, the Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister for Foreign and European Affairs of Slovakia will travel to New York to meet the United Nations Secretary-General Mr. Ban Ki-moon and other senior representatives of the UN Secretariat, as well as the President of the sixty-ninth UN General Assembly Mr. Sam Kutesa at the United Nations Headquarters. Foreign Minister Lajčák is expected to discuss the current issues concerning international peace, security and development and the role of the United Nations.

Lajčák will co-chair the meeting of the Group of Friends of the Security Sector Reform at the UN. This group of UN Member States Slovakia helped to establish in 2007 together with South Africa currently includes 39 countries trying to advance this complex agenda in the activities of the United Nations aimed at building an effective and democratic security sector and rule of law in many countries around the world.

Foreign Minister Lajčák will also deliver a lecture at the International Peace Institute on the subject of the UN in the era of new threats and challenges – reinvesting in multilateralism. He will utilize his visit to New York for a series of bilateral meetings.