President Stevo Pendarovski is heading September 18-22 a delegation to the 78th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, reports MIA.
Pendarovski is scheduled to address the UNGA General Debate themed “Rebuilding trust and reigniting global solidarity: Accelerating action on the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals towards peace, prosperity, progress, and sustainability for all” on Friday (September 22), the President’s Office said in a press release.
Pendarovski will meet UN Secretary General António Guterres and present an Order of the Republic of North Macedonia to the United Nations.
The President will also address the UN Security Council open debate themed “Upholding the purposes and principles of the UN Charter through effective multilateralism: maintenance of peace and security of Ukraine”.
In addition, Pendarovski will attend the opening of the high-level political forum on sustainable development under the auspices of the General Assembly and address a leaders’ dialogue themed “Scaling up actions on key transitions to accelerate SDG progress”.
At the UNGA sidelines, President Pendarovski is set to meet with counterparts from participating states, reads the press release.
The Macedonian delegation also comprises Deputy PM for Economic Affairs Fatmir Bytyqi and Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani.
During the visit to the United States, President Pendarovski will pay a visit to New Jersey and meet with representatives of the Macedonian community, followed by a visit to Chicago, where he will attend a fundraising gala hosted by “Macedonia2025” and award Order “8 September” to David Calhoun, President and CEO of The Boeing Company.