Ashgabat, October 18, 2017: UNRCCA attended the 6th round of the Herat Security Dialogue, hosted by the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS), which took place in Herat, Afghanistan, on 13-14 October 2017.
Millions of lives have been shattered this year by drought, storms, earthquakes, landslides and heatwaves. Last weekend, I witnessed firsthand the dramatic levels of devastation caused by severe hurricanes in the Caribbean.
The Secretary-General met with H.E. Mr. Kairat Abdrakhmanov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The Secretary-General and the Foreign Minister exchanged views on Kazakhstan’s priorities during its upcoming presidency of the Security Council.
The Secretary-General met with H.E. Mr. Almazbek Atambayev, President of the Kyrgyz Republic. The Secretary-General encouraged the country to continue with its democratic reforms.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Natalia Gherman of the Republic of Moldova as his new Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA).