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

New York, 30 January 2012

President of the General Assembly meets with Director-General of UNESCO


President of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser held talks in Paris today with H.E. Ms. Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO. They discussed preparations for the upcoming UN conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) against the backdrop of the conference organized on Tuesday, 31 January 2012 by the French Government entitled “Towards new global governance for the environment”, in which President Al-Nasser is delivering a keynote speech.

President Al-Nasser exchanged views with Ms. Bokova on a range of other issues of mutual interest including mediation, dialogue of civilizations and disaster risk reduction.

They also discussed the latest developments in the Middle East.

 

 

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