Rio de Janeiro

20 June 2012

Readout of the Secretary-General’s Meeting with H.E. Ms. Julia Gillard, Prime Minister of Australia

The Secretary-General met with Prime Minister Julia Gillard of Australia and thanked her for accepting the co-chairmanship of MDG Advocates Group. The Prime Minister mentioned Australia's strong commitment to development assistance as demonstrated by the consistent increase in aid every year since taking over the Government in 2007.