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Minister Logar attends the 76th session of the UN General Assembly

Foreign Minister Anže Logar accompanied Slovenian President Borut Pahor as he addressed the General Assembly on behalf of the Republic of Slovenia at the general discussion. He also attended President Pahor’s meeting with António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN).

the minister sits at the United Nations assembly and the president on the big screen while giving his speech

Minister Logar listened to the address by the Slovenian President Borut Pahor at the General Assembly | Author Ministrstvo za zunanje zadeve

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Minister Logar today listened to the address by Slovenian President Borut Pahor at the UN General Assembly. In his address, President Pahor called for solidarity in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic and meeting climate change commitments that also appertain to water scarcity. He stressed the key contribution digitalisation and new technologies can make in meeting current challenges. He warned of the pressing humanitarian and security situation around the world, underlining the importance of respect for international law and human rights.

Minister Logar also attended the meeting of President Pahor with UN Secretary-General António Guterres. The discussion focused on climate change and current security challenges. The two high officials stressed the importance of strengthening multilateralism in the economic and social recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and building resilience. President Pahor extended an invitation to the Secretary-General to visit Slovenia next year on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of our country’s accession to the UN.