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STATEMENT ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE SPOKESPERSON FOR
THE PRESIDENT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

United Nations, New York, 24 September 2011

President of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser meets with the
Minister for External Relations of Brazil,  H.E. Mr.  Antônio de Aguiar Patriota

The President of the General Assembly, H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, met today with H.E. Mr. Antônio de Aguiar Patriota, the Minister for External Relations of Brazil.  They discussed a wide range of issues concerning the Middle East especially the Palestinian Question, the Arab Spring, and Libya. 

President Al-Nasser and Mr. Patriota also discussed Rio+20, the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, scheduled to be held in Rio de Janeiro in early June 2012.

The President of the General Assembly outlined his four main pillars for this session of the Assembly, namely, the peaceful resolution of conflicts, preventive diplomacy and mediation; sustainable development and global prosperity; UN Reform; and enhancing disaster response.

 

President Al-Nasser meets with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Spain, H.E.  Ms. Trinidad Jimenez Garcia-Herrera

President Al- Nasser also met today on the margins of the General Debate of General Assembly with Her Excellency, Ms. Trinidad Jimenez Garcia-Herrera, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Spain.  They exchanged views on the Alliance of Civilisations and President Al-Nasser’s four key pillars for this session of the General Assembly.

President Al-Nasser and Ms. Garcia-Herrera underscored the importance of an active and effective United Nations in a changing world. They stressed the need for Security Council Reform.

Their discussions also focused on events in the Middle East, including the Palestinian Question, and the Arab Spring, as well as Libya.

                                                               

President Al-Nasser meets with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Myanmar, H.E. Mr. U Wunna Maung Lwin

President Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser also met today on the margins of the GA Debate with H.E. Mr U Wunna Maung Lwin, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Myanmar.

Mr. Lwin briefed the President about democratic and human rights developments in his country. President Al-Nasser stressed the importance of the theme of Mediation for 66th Session of the General Assembly.
 
 

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