United Nations – Meeting between the minister and Jan Eliasson (February 19, 2016)
Jean-Marc Ayrault, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, received Jan Eliasson, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations.
This meeting provided an opportunity for the minister to underscore the importance that France attaches to the work of the United Nations.
Jean-Marc Ayrault and Jan Eliasson took stock of the main current crises, notably in Syria, as well as the humanitarian challenges in the run-up to the World Humanitarian Summit due to take place in Istanbul on May 23 and 24. They reviewed the implementation of the Paris climate agreement.