State Secretary Benčina meets UN Deputy Secretary-General Migiro

New York, 1 March 2011 – On the second day of her visit to New York, State Secretary Dragoljuba Benčina met the Deputy Secretary-General of the UN, Asha Rose Migiro. Deputy Migiro thanked the Republic of Slovenia for supporting the priorities set by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, emphasising Slovenia's efforts within the UN Women programme.

They also discussed the current developments in North Africa and agreed on the importance of international community involvement in resolving the situation. State Secretary Benčina also underlined Slovenia’s active role in preparing the 4th UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries, which will take place in Turkey in May.