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The President of the European Council at the UN
The President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, is in New York from 24/09 to 27/09 and addresses the General Assembly on behalf of the EU on the 26th.

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September 2012

Address by President Van Rompuy to the 67th General Assembly of the United Nations Official -pdf -icon


Statement by President Van Rompuy at the High-Level Meeting on the situation in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo Official -pdf -icon


Déclaration du Président Van Rompuy à la réunion de haut niveau sur le Sahel Official -pdf -icon


President Van Rompuy to address the UN General Assembly Official -pdf -icon 



Tuesday, 25 September

09.00   Opening of the 67th UN General Assembly see programme

13:15   Traditional luncheon hosted by UN SG Ban Ki-moon

14:30   Meeting with Prime Minister of Thailand Yingluck Shinawatra

15:00   Meeting with President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili

16:00   Meeting with a number of EU Foreign Ministers

Wednesday, 26 September

08:30   Meeting with President of Tunisia Moncef Marzouki

09:10   Meeting with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

10:00   Summit on Sahel

12.30   Address to the UN General Assembly live on EBS+

16:45   Meeting with President of Libya Mohamed Yousef El-Magariaf

18:00   Inauguration of new premises of the EU delegation to the UN

20:30   Concert hosted by President of Cyprus Dimitris Christofias

Thursday, 27 September

09:15   High-level meeting on eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

11:00   Meeting with President of Myanmar Thein Sein

12:00   Meeting with former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger



The European Union at the 67th UN General Assembly Official -pdf -icon

"The United Nations and the EU share the same fundamental values, including international peace and security, the respect of human rights and fundamental freedoms, and international cooperation in solving economic, social, and humanitarian problems."


EU priorities for the 67th UNGA


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