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News Placing the Mediterranean at the core of the Global Agenda: UfM at the United Nations General Assembly

New York, 22 September.  The Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), Nasser Kamel, participated in the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA73), between the 22/27 September 2018, to highlight the importance of the Euro-Mediterranean region to the development of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the role of the UfM in its regional promotion and implementation.The presence of the Secretary General in New York was the occasion to meet with partner institutions and other stakeholders of the Euro-Mediterranean region, with whom the UfM is cooperating and creating synergies in order to promote a positive agenda for the Mediterranean.

These contacts included meetings at the highest level with the UNDP, the Islamic Development Bank, the World Health Organization, the International Organization for Migration, the UN Office for South-South Cooperation, the International Labour Organization, the Arab League, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean, the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change or the Special Envoy of the UNSG for the Oceans. 

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Geographical coverage United States,
News date 15/10/2018
Working language(s) ENGLISH