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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon


Readout of the meeting between the Secretary-General and Mr. Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank

New York, 5 February 2013

The Secretary-General met today with Mr. Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. They reviewed opportunities to strengthen the collaboration between the United Nations and the World Bank in the Great Lakes region in Africa.  They also discussed the acceleration of progress towards the Millennium Development Goals by 2015, and the process of a post-2015 development agenda. Particular attention was devoted to financing for development and climate change challenges.New York, 5 February 2013