The President of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, held a meeting with H.E. Mr. Alexander Schallenberg, Minister of Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of Austria.

They exchanged views on the prospects for the 74th session of the General Assembly in particular on the President’s priority on inclusion, as Ambassador Tichy-Fisslberg, Permanent Representative of Austria to the UN in Geneva, is the new President of the Human Rights Council. The Foreign Minister expressed Austria’s renewed engagement on multilateralism through active climate action, disarmament and the pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals.  As a proud host of UN offices, the Minister invited the President to visit Vienna.  

H.E. Tijani Muhammad-Bande thanked Minister Schallenberg for his visit and his country support for many UN offices.  He looked forward to working with him throughout the remainder of the 74th Session of the General Assembly.