Sendai, Japan

14 March 2015

Readout of the Secretary-General's meeting with Prime Minister of Cambodia

The Secretary-General met yesterday with H.E. Mr. Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, on the margins of the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction.


The Secretary-General commended Cambodia’s efforts on disaster risk reduction, as well as in meeting the Millennium Development Goals. He said that the UN stands ready to continue assisting the country achieve sustainable and inclusive growth.


The Secretary-General voiced hope for Cambodia's continuing political dialogue and electoral reforms. The Secretary-General and the Prime Minister discussed developments at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia and the work of the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights.