The Secretary-General met today in Bali with H.E. Mr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. He thanked Indonesia for hosting the Sixth Global Forum of the Alliance of Civilizations.
The Secretary-General highlighted President Yudhoyono’s leadership as co-chair of the High Level Panel on the post-2015 development agenda. He also commended Indonesia’s active support to United Nations priorities and its participation in peacekeeping operations.
They also discussed the recent elections in Indonesia, the situation in the Middle East, Myanmar, Ukraine and Iraq, as well as the partnership between the United Nations and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
The Secretary-General welcomed the confirmation of President Yudhoyono’s presence to the Climate Summit to be held in New York on 23 September.