President Grabar-Kitarović Concludes Visit to the United Nations

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Croatian President had several important meetings in New York.

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović concluded her official visit to the United Nations in New York during which, among other activities, she signed the Paris agreement on climate change and held a speech on the subject, announced the spokesperson for the President, reports on April 23, 2016.

The President also held a series of bilateral meetings. She met with Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau, with whom she discussed the improvement of relations between the two countries, especially in the field of economy and investments. They both agreed that the Croatian community in Canada represented a huge potential for both countries.

On the sidelines of the thematic debate of the General Assembly of the United Nations on the goals of sustainable development, President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović held a bilateral meeting with Hungarian President Janos Ader and had a series of informal meetings. Among others, she met with United Nations Deputy Secretary General Jan Eliasson, with whom she specifically discussed the issue of international criminal justice and the work of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.

In addition to these meetings, as part of her visit to the United Nations Headquarters in New York, the President was the chairperson of the roundtable and the rapporteur on the subject of education as one of the goals of sustainable development and chaired a part of the plenary session of the heads of state and government on climate change.

While in New York, the President gave a statement on the relations in the Croatia’s ruling coalition and added that she would not allow the decision-making process to be dragged on endlessly. “What I can guarantee you is that I will be the factor of stability that will protect the constitutional and legal order, but also I will not allow the decision-making to be dragged on indefinitely. Everybody should start doing their job”, she said.


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