Visit of Vuk Jeremić, President of the United Nations General Assembly, to José Manuel Barroso
José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, received Vuk Jeremić, President of the United Nations General Assembly. This bilateral meeting followed the visit of José Manuel Barroso to the United Nations General Assembly on 12/04/2013.
The EU had a solid and fruitful cooperation with the UN since many years, and the two institutions were continuously looking at ways in which it could be fostered. During the meeting José Manuel Barroso underlined the EU’s willingness to work constructively with the UN and its engagement towards multilateralism.
Discussions focused on the work and priorities of the next UN General Assembly. In particular, the promotion of peace and security, the implementation of Rio+20 outcomes and following up on the Millennium Development Goals, with emphasis on a coherent approach to the post-2015 framework, and the promotion of human rights, democracy and the rule of law.