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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

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Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mr. Marino Murillo, Vice-President of the Council of Ministers and Chairman of the Permanent Commission for Implementation and Development of the Economic and Social Policy Guidelines

Havana, 27 January 2014

The Secretary-General met today with Mr. Marino Murillo, Vice-President of the Council of Ministers and Chairman of the Permanent Commission for Implementation and Development of the Economic and Social Policy Guidelines.

They discussed at length Cuba’s social and economic reforms and the Guidelines on social and economic policy.  They also spoke of the impact of the US embargo on Cuba’s economy.

The Secretary-General outlined the three interlinked priorities of working to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, formulating the post-2015 development agenda and tackling climate change.


Readouts on 27 January 2014