The Secretary-General met today with H.E. Ms. Dunya Maumoon, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Maldives.
The Secretary-General noted that the international community is closely following developments in the Maldives. He also hoped to see the parliamentary elections succeed.
They also discussed climate change and in particular its impact on Small Island Developing States. The Secretary-General welcomed the leadership role of the Maldives in this regard, including in the preparations for the United Nations Conference on Small Island Developing States in September 2014.