Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Nakayama received a courtesy call by Ms. Catherine Pollard, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Management Strategy,Policy and Compliance
On February 17, commencing at 10:00 a.m. for approximately twenty minutes, Mr. NAKAYAMA Norihiro, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, received a courtesy call by Ms. Catherine Pollard, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance. The overview of the courtesy call is as follows:
1. Parliamentary Vice-Minister Nakayama welcomed Ms. Pollard for visiting Japan, and stated that Japan hopes to continue to cooperate with the United Nations Secretariat to promote its 75th anniversary and to involve a wide range of generations in the anniversary.
2. Parliamentary Vice-Minister Nakayama expressed Japan’s support for the UN reform led by Secretary-General Guterres and hoped that the UN, at its 75th anniversary, will become an organization which meets the needs of the time and shows tangible outcomes.
3. Both sides also exchanged views on increasing Japanese staff in the United Nations and other related issues.