Updated: 19-Sep-2005 NATO Press Releases


19 Sep. 2005

NATO Secretary General to visit the
United Nations General Assembly

The Secretary General of NATO, Mr. Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, will visit the United Nations Headquarters in New York, on 18-22 September 2005.

On Monday, 19 September, he will meet with the Secretary General of the UN, Mr. Kofi Annan, and other UN senior officials, including Jan Pronk, UNSGSR for Sudan; Ibrahim A Gambari, Under Secretary General for Political Affairs; and Jean-Marie Guéhenno, Under Secretary General for Peacekeeping Operations.

On Tuesday, 20 September, Mr. de Hoop Scheffer will deliver a speech at Columbia University. The subject of the speech will be “Safeguarding Transatlantic Security”.

During his visit, the Secretary General will also meet with several Foreign Ministers and other high level participants at the UN General Assembly.

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