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President Ashe Meets with the President of the Security Council

Statement attributable to the Spokesperson

United Nations, 4 March 2014

H.E. Mr. John W. Ashe with H.E. Ms. Sylvie LucasThe President of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. John W. Ashe, met today with H.E. Ms. Sylvie Lucas, Permanent Representative of Luxembourg to the United Nations in her capacity as the current President of the United Nations Security Council for the month of March 2014.

The President of the Security Council briefed President Ashe on the Programme of Work of the Security Council for the month, highlights of which include, the crisis in Ukraine, the situation in Syria and the Central African Republic, along with the convening of an open debate on Children and Armed Conflict on 7 March to be chaired by Mr. Jean Asselborn, Minister for Foreign and European Affairs of Luxembourg.

Luxembourg, a founding member of the United Nations, is serving its first two year term as non-permanent member of the Security Council for the period 2013-2014.

President of the General Assembly John W. Ashe (left ) with H.E. Ms. Sylvie Lucas, Permanent Representative of Luxembourg. - Photo/Bill Bly