AKIPRESS.COM - The delegation of the Kyrgyz Republic has organized a High-Level Meeting on Sustainable Mountain Development on the eve of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly on 19 September 2022 in New York. The event was held to unite the efforts of mountain countries to advocate the mountain agenda in the international arena.
Over 90 delegates from all over the world including foreign ministers of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Andorra, Hungary, Bhutan, Nicaragua, Malawi, and Lesotho attended the Meeting. They commended the initiative of the Kyrgyz Republic to hold this meeting and expressed their support for the efforts of the Kyrgyz Republic to promote the interests of mountain countries.
High delegates from such United Nations Family agencies as the World Bank, UNEP, UNDP, UNIDO as well as other international organizations were also represented at the Meeting. They promised their full support for advocating the interests of mountain countries in the international arena. This support was also expressed by the United Nations Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohamed and Director General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization Qu Dongyu.