The 77th session of the UN General Assembly is set to open in New York on Monday 19 September, with the backdrop of the war in Ukraine.
Belgium will be represented by Prime Minister Alexander De Croo Foreign Minister Hadja Lahbib, Justice Minister Vincent Van Quickenborne, and Minister for Development Cooperation Meryame Kitir, the FPS Foreign Affairs said on Sunday.
De Croo will give Belgium's address from a platform at the General Assembly on Friday 23 September.
The Belgium delegation will be able to highlight priorities and themes important to Belgium at the UN. It will also have the opportunity to meet many counterparts and UN officials, in bilateral and multilateral form.
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War in Ukraine and more
Lahbib will chair an event with European Commissioner Janez Lenarčič and the Democratic Republic of Congo on combatting sexual violence.
The war in Ukraine will be addressed by the General Assembly, however, other things will also be stressed including the climate crisis, human rights issues, the fight against terrorism and extremism, rule of law, democratic principles and achieving the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.