On September 24, 2007, in the framework of the 62nd session of the United Nations General Assembly Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk met with the President of the 62nd session of the United Nations General Assembly H.E. Dr. Srgjan Kerim.
Arseniy Yatsenyuk congratulated Dr. Srgjan Kerim as a representative of the Group of Eastern European states, with his election as the President of the 62nd session of the United Nations General Assembly.
The Minister informed his interlocutor about priorities of the Ukrainian delegation on the 62nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, particularly in the sphere of strengthening of world security, settlement of the regional conflicts, improvement of efficiency of the UN and Security council functioning, social and economic issues, notably in the context of implementation of World summit 2005 decisions, protection of human rights and environment.
Having exchanged thoughts on UN reforming, Arseniy Yatsenyuk proposed to enlarge representation of the Group of Eastern European states in the UN governing bodies. The President of the 62nd UN GA as a representative of the Eastern European Group ensured the Ukrainian side that he intended to support these initiatives, underlining that “the widest possible geographic involvement” to the UN Secretariat personnel is an important factor for UN efficiency.