The Special Envoy of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic on Mountains met with the leadership of a number of international organizations, as well as permanent missions of mountain countries to the UN in New York

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Special Envoy of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic for the implementation of “Five Years of Action for the Development of the Mountain Regions” Mr.Nurlan Aitmurzaev held meetings with the Director of Office of the ECOSOC’s regional commissions in New York Ms. Roza Malango, Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations, Director of the UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and CIS Ms. Mirjana Spoljaric Egger as well as the Permanent Missions of Andorra, Nepal, Austria, Switzerland and France to the United Nations in New York.

During these meetings Special envoy briefed about the concept of the «Five Years of Action for the Development of the Mountain Regions » as well as the number of initiatives on addressing the problems of mountain countries to be implemented within this quinquennium. Along with this he urged ECOSOC regional commission’s office in New York and UNDP to facilitate to implementation of Kyrgyz side’s proposals. Mountain Countries’ Permanent Missions were invited to join the promotion of the draft resolution of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly declaring 2023-2027 as the “Five Years of Action for the Development of Mountain Regions”.

Counterparts assured him they will duly consider the initiatives of Kyrgyzstan. They also shared their views related to possible joint promotion of these initiatives.