The announcement states that this represents another exceptional success of the government of Serbia at the international level, since at the initiative of the Prime Minister’s Office and the Ministry of Science, Technological Development and Innovation, with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Serbia to the United Nations, the UN General Assembly adopted the mentioned document.
Minister of Science, Technological Development and Innovation Jelena Begovic expressed her satisfaction with the achieved result and assessed that this is an extremely important moment for Serbia and the international community.
Begovic pointed out that with this initiative, our country showed its commitment to the development of science, technology and innovation for the purpose of sustainable development.
She praised the teamwork and dedication of all actors who contributed to the adoption of this resolution.
The resolution on the International Decade of Science for Sustainable Development is a confirmation of our determination that science plays a key role in solving global challenges and achieving sustainable development, the Minister explained.
According to her, through cooperation with other members of the United Nations, we want to use all the potential that science provides in order to achieve the goals of a sustainable future.
This is the first thematic resolution whose adoption was initiated and coordinated by Serbia since gaining membership in this international organisation in 2000.