Doha, Qatar

12 April 2015

Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Prime Minister and Minister for the Interior of the State of Qatar

The Secretary-General met today with H.E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior of the State of Qatar, in the margins of the Thirteenth International United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, hosted by Qatar.

The Secretary-General and the Prime Minister discussed various issues of mutual concern such as crime prevention and counter-terrorism, the situations in Syria, Yemen, Libya and Lebanon. They also discussed the global Sustainable Development agenda, including the importance of the Financing for Development conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in July this year.