The Secretary-General met today with H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission.
They exchanged views on how to strengthen the partnership between the two organizations and enhance their cooperation on the ground. The Secretary-General underscored the need to support the implementation of the peace agreement in South Sudan. He expressed his concern over the situation in Darfur and emphasized the importance of cooperation between the United Nations and the African Union in support of Libya. The Secretary-General encouraged the African Union to take ownership of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and make its voice heard on climate change.