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

Kuwait City, Kuwait, 4-5 May 2013

President Jeremić convenes a High-Level Advisory Council


President of the UN General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Vuk Jeremić, convened the second meeting of his High-level advisory panel in Kuwait City from the 4th to the 5th of May.

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 the Middle East with special emphasis on Syria and discussed modalities for the way forward.
They concluded by agreeing on a rapid completion of the draft of the strategic document entitled, “UN as a framework for sustainable development in the 21st century”.

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

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