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Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mr. Habib Essid, Prime Minister of the Republic of Tunisia

Published the:  28/09/2015

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28 September 2015 - The Secretary-General met today with H.E. Habib Essid, Prime Minister of the Republic of Tunisia. The Secretary-General expressed appreciation for the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and called for Tunisia’s active support in integrating the SDGs in national planning and legislation.   The Secretary-General also commended Tunisia for the continued progress made in consolidating its democracy. 

They discussed cooperation in the fight against terrorism and the UN’s readiness to assist Tunisia through capacity-building projects and the Global Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism.  

The Secretary-General thanked Tunisia for its strong support to UN’s efforts in Libya, including by hosting the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL).