Viktor Yanukovych invited to attend New York. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has invited the President of Ukraine  to a Summit on Non-Communicable Diseases Prevention and Control. The Summit is to be held on September 19-20, 2011 in New York.

The invitation says: "In this regard, I would like to take this opportunity to encourage you to attend the High-level Meeting. I count on you and your dedication to ensure that we will rise to the challenge and make 2011 a defining moment in our collective effort for the advancement of all peoples".

It is planned that the Summit will set out a plan of action for the effective prevention of noncommunicable diseases in all countries.