Order of Francysk Skaryna conferred on UN functionaries Helen Clark, Cihan Sultanoglu

    Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko awarded the Francysk Skaryna Order to Ms. Helen Clark, the Administrator of the UN Development Program, and Ms. Cihan Sultanoglu, the Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations; Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (RBEC) of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The head of state signed the corresponding decree.

    The UN high officials have been honored with the award for their significant personal contribution to the development of cooperation between the Republic of Belarus and the United Nations to ensure comprehensive rehabilitation and sustainable development of the regions affected by the Chernobyl disaster.