Indonesia Becomes Vice President of 2019-2020 UN General Assembly

World leaders gathered at the UN General Assembly
Indonesia acts as vice president at the 74th UN General Assembly (photo: doc/Indonesian Foreign Ministry)

New York, MINA – Indonesia began to assume as Vice President of 74th the United Nations General Assembly in 2019-2020. It is a proof of international confidence in Indonesia.

Indonesian Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, United States, Ambassador Dian Triansyah Djani was elected as Vice President of the 74th UN General Assembly by acclamation on June 4, 2019 and began serving effectively on Tuesday, September 17 for the period 2019-2020.

According to a press release was received by MINA on Thursday, members of the General Committee of 74th UN General Assembly are limited and consisted of 27 members, including President and 21 Vice Presidents and six Committee Chairmen.

One of Ambassador Djani’s first assignments as Vice-President is to participate in the inaugural meeting of the 74th UN General Committee at the UN Headquarters in New York on Wednesday.

The General Committee meeting was chaired directly by President of the 74th General Assembly, Dubez Tijjani Muhammad-Bande from Nigeria and discussed setting various agendas to be negotiated at the UN General Assembly Committee and plenary sessions for the next one year.

As Vice-President, Djani was tasked to support the duties and mandate of President of the 74th General Assembly in leading the UN’s main organs, including in carrying out and translating the vision and mission of President.

According to Djani, for the 74th UN General Assembly, President’s priorities will focus on the implementation of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and several other UN mandates, particularly in the areas of peace and security, poverty, and hunger reduction, improving quality education, and handling climate change.

Meanwhile, the other priority of the UN-74 High School President is to prepare the 75th the establishment of United Nations in 2020. (T/Sj/P2)

Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)