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Conférence de presse de M. Vuk Jeremić, Président de l'Assemblée Générale des Nations Unies - Conférence de presse (extraits) Français
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Source: Department of Public Information (DPI)
General Assembly
3 October 2012

Press Conference

            Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Press Conference by General Assembly President Vuk Jeremić

Elaborating a harmonized post-2015 sustainable development agenda and developing a consultative mechanism between the General Assembly and global economic institutions would top that body’s priorities during its sixty-seventh annual session, said its President during a Headquarters press conference today.


Briefly describing the main themes that had emerged during the Assembly’s annual general debate, he said that the successful dialogue had proven, once again, that the United Nations remained at the centre of the harmonization of foreign relations.  A meeting on the rule of law represented the first time that the issue was discussed thematically at the highest level.  The consensus outcome document that had emerged from that meeting had emphasized the importance of respecting the fundamental tenets of international law, he added, including the principles of sovereign equality as the “backbone of multilateralism”.

During the debate, States had issued strong condemnations of terrorism and of recent “blasphemous insults”, as well as of the violence that had ensued from them. There was also resounding support for a two-State solution in the Middle East, with many calling for the resumption of negotiations, as well as support for democratic changes taking place across the region. ...

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