New York

27 June 2013

Readout of the Secretary-General's telephone conversation with H.E. Mr. Kevin Rudd, the incoming Prime Minister of Australia

The Secretary-General spoke yesterday with H.E. Mr. Kevin Rudd, and wishes him well as he assumes today the post of Prime Minister of Australia.

In their conversation, the Secretary-General expressed his appreciation for Australia's partnership with the United Nations and in particular its strong support to the UN's work on global issues of common concern, including climate change and sustainable development.