Press Release

UN Resident Coordinator on Belarus meets Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus

13 December 2021

On 13 December 2021, Ms. Joanna Kazana-Wisniowiecki, UN Resident Coordinator on Belarus held a working meeting with Mr. Sergei Aleinik, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus.

At the meeting, both sides exchanged reviewed cooperation in 2021 between the UN and Belarus in the area of sustainable development, response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the current humanitarian situation with regards to migrants staying in the country. 

Mr. Aleinik expressed his appreciation of UN assistance in addressing the existing challenges.  He also stressed Belarus’s strong interest in sustaining the good practice of cooperation on cross-border issues.

Ms. Kazana-Wisniowiecki and Mr. Aleinik discussed the importance of continuing the work of the National SDG Council and the position of the National SDG Coordinator, including in coordination of international technical assistance and cooperation with the UN Country Team.

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