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The Governor of Sverdlovsk region Yevgeny Kuyvashev at the meeting with the UN Secretary-General antónio Guterres suggested areas in the region for events of the world organization, said the head of the field reporters.
«At the meeting with the Secretary General we discussed the possibility of holding in Ekaterinburg of a major world-class forums and activities of the UN, which will allow to consolidate the region’s status as a center of international activity on the subject of creating conditions for better life of people», — said Kuyvashev.
The meeting was held in the headquarters of the UN in the framework of the presentation of the Sverdlovsk region as a region with sustainable development.
The Governor has reminded that the Ekaterinburg became one of the cities that participated in the summer world Cup 2018, and hoping to increase activity at the international level, involved in the fight for the right to host the world EXPO 2025.
«In an effort to increase interaction with entities of the United Nations, fully supporting the goals of sustainable development by the UN, we would like to propose Yekaterinburg as a platform for the UN conference on trade and development, as well as activities in the framework of the UN programme on human settlements», — said Kuyvashev.
During the meeting they also discussed the possibility of holding in Ekaterinburg of the first world youth Convention of the UN, said the head of the region. The purpose of this event will be attracting the attention of young people from all over the world the main issues raised by the United Nations to the international community.
«Mr. Guterres supported this initiative», — concluded the head of the Sverdlovsk region.