New York

30 November 2020

Readout of the Secretary-General's phone call with US President-elect Joseph R. Biden

The Secretary-General was pleased to speak with President-elect Joseph R. Biden today to extend his personal congratulations to the President-elect.
The Secretary-General underscored the essential role played by the enduring close co-operation between the United States and the United Nations.  He looks forward to working with the President-elect and his team to building on our partnership to address the many urgent issues facing the world today, including the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, upholding peace and security, promoting human rights, and addressing humanitarian needs.