The 74th anniversary of the establishment of the UN was marked with a formal reception in Belgrade.
The event was attended by First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia Ivica Dačić, the newly appointed UN Resident Coordinator in Serbia, Françoise Jacob, and the representative of the UN Secretary-General and the head of the Belgrade office Simona Miculescu.
The head of Serbian diplomacy said that Serbia remains firmly committed to implementing two UN strategic documents – the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and the Climate Agreement. He expressed his gratitude for the cooperation and activities of the UN team in Serbia, bearing in mind the contribution to the development of the country through the provision of technical assistance and expertise for projects envisaged by the Development Partnership Framework.
Françoise Jacob announced that in January 2020, the year of 75 anniversary of the UN, the campaign will be launched aimed at collecting data through contacts with the Member States, sectors andgenerations.
Simona Miculescu said that the UN, as a stable partner of both Serbia and the region, is committed to peace and prosperity, and added that the country has made the strongest contribution to UN peacekeeping operations of all countries in the region.