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

New York, 25 February 2013

President Jeremić attends a High-level Advisory Panel entitled:
The Future of the United Nations in a Changing World”

The President of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Vuk Jeremić, , convened a meeting of his High-level advisory panel entitled: “The Future of the United Nations in a Changing World” in Paris from the 21st to the 23rd of February.

The Participants discussed a variety of important global and regional issues including global economic governance and the Sustainable Development Goals, as well as other complex issues remaining on the General Assembly agenda.

The panel exchanged views on the current situation in Mali and discussed modalities for the way forward.

They concluded by deciding to start work on a comprehensive paper to be entitled, “Challenges for the United Nations in the 21st Century”.

The members of the President’s High-Level Advisory Council who attended the meeting in Paris are: H.E. Sheikh Muhammad Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah, H.E. Dr. Mohamed Benaissa, H.E. Ms. Micheline Calmy-Rey, H.E. Dr. Cheikh Tidiane Gadio, H.E. Mr. José Miguel Insulza, H.E. Mr. Miguel Angel Moratinos, Dr. Jeffrey Sachs and H.E. Mr. Nur Hassan Wirajuda.

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