Tuesday, 19 June 2018
The annual UN International Bazaar took place at the UN Headquarters on 18 June 2018. This year's International Bazaar aimed to collect financial support to displaced person in the world, especially women and children. The spouse of the UN Secretary-General Mrs. Catharina Guterres and the First Under Secretary-General Amina Mohammed made statements during the Bazaar opening. Also the Missions of UN Member States took part in the event.
At the Bazaar the Permanent Mission of the Kyrgyz Republic to the UN presented dishes of the Kyrgyz traditional cuisine and souvenirs by masters of Kyrgyzstan. The earned money were given to the Committee of the UN International Bazaar.
The UN International Bazaar takes place annually and aimed to collect money to help group, countries and regions in need. The main organizers of the event are the UN Delegations Women's Club UN Women's Club. Formally this event is being held under patronage of the UN Secretary-General's spouse. Starting from 2017 this function belongs to the spouse of the current Secretary-General Mrs. C.Guterres.