Director-General Chairs Opening Session of UN-OIC General Meeting on Cooperation; Delivers Statement of Secretary-General
1 May 2012
The Director-General chaired the opening session of the General meeting on cooperation between the United Nations system and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). He delivered the message of the Secretary-General Mr. Ban Ki-moon for the occasion, which highlighted the need for mutual cooperation to promote democracy, human rights, good governance and the rule of law. The Director-General also stressed the role played by the UN system in Geneva in providing essential support during historic transitions in the region.