Andrea Wiktorin said: “The European Union welcomed the development and adoption of the national plan on human rights in the Republic of Belarus. It was an excellent step. The implementation of this plan of action should be the next one.”
During the forum Valentin Rybakov will present Belarus' approaches to financing from the point of view of reaching the sustainable development goals. Apart from that, participation in the high-level forum will be used to advance Belarus' initiative in favor of taking into account interests of medium-income countries.
The event was attended by representatives of government bodies and public associations, international organizations and diplomatic corps, informed Larisa Belskaya, the head of the main directorate for multilateral diplomacy at the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The resolution has been initiated by Belarus with assistance of Azerbaijan. The resolution on the role of professional translation in bringing nations closer to each other, in bolstering peace, and fostering mutual understanding and development is supposed to be adopted by the UN General Assembly on 24 May.
The consultations will serve as a platform for exchanging opinions on the issues covered in the report and for discussing the best international practices in reporting to the United Nations human rights treaty bodies, Dmitry Mironchik said.
The participants will discuss a wide range of matters, from the dawn of the sovereign foreign policy of Belarus and the development of the relations with the key political partners, to the issues relating to the conceptualization of the modern foreign policy of our country, Dmitry Mironchik said.