Readout of the Secretary-General's meeting with Jerzy Buzek, President of the European Parliament
Strasbourg, France, 19 October 2010The Secretary-General met today with Jerzy Buzek, President of the European Parliament. They discussed climate change and the forthcoming conference in Cancun, Mexico, in December.
They also discussed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the Secretary-General expressed his appreciation of the European Union's invaluable support to the UN agenda through financial support and many other means. The Secretary-General noted the good cooperation in many areas between the European Union, and the European Parliament in particular, and the United Nations.
The Secretary-General and Mr. Buzek also talked about the situation in Sudan, Cyprus, Iran and the Middle East.
Readouts on 19 October 2010