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Remarks to Security Council Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict

Security Council - 02 August 2016


Remarks to the Security Council on the Situation in the Middle East

Security Council - 12 July 2016


Remarks to the High-Level General Assembly Thematic Debate: un@70: Human Rights at the Centre of the Global Agenda

General Assembly - 12 July 2016


Opening remarks at joint press conference with Wang Yi, Minister of Foreign Affairs for the People’s Republic of China

Beijing (China) - 07 July 2016


Remarks to the open formal consultation for the Comprehensive Review of UN Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004)

Security Council - 21 June 2016


Remarks at joint press conference with the Prime Minister of Greece

Athens (Greece) - 18 June 2016


Remarks at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

St. Petersburg (Russian Federation) - 16 June 2016


Opening remarks at press encounter

UN Headquarters - 09 June 2016


Remarks to the closing ceremony of the World Humanitarian Summit

Istanbul (Turkey) - 24 May 2016


Opening remarks at World Humanitarian Summit

Istanbul (Turkey) - 23 May 2016


Remarks at the Doha Forum

Doha (Qatar) - 21 May 2016


Remarks at the Honorary Degree Ceremony at Marymount Manhattan College

New York (USA) - 19 May 2016


Remarks at Columbia University Commencement

New York (USA) - 18 May 2016


Remarks to the Korea Society

UN Headquarters - 18 May 2016


Remarks at a meeting with Syrian students

Lisbon (Portugal) - 12 May 2016


Remarks on Sustainability of UNRWA

UN Headquarters - 04 May 2016


Remarks to Security Council on Health Care in Armed Conflict

Security Council - 03 May 2016


Remarks upon receiving the 2016 Spirit of Helen Keller Award

UN Headquarters - 02 May 2016


Address to the Parliament of Austria

Vienna (Austria) - 28 April 2016


Opening remarks at press encounter with Sebastian Kurz, Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Austria

Vienna (Austria) - 26 April 2016


Remarks to Members of Parliamentary Committees of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

The Hague (Netherlands) - 20 April 2016


Remarks at UN World Class of 2016

The Hague (Netherlands) - 19 April 2016


Opening remarks at joint press encounter with Foreign Minister Bert Koenders of the Netherlands

The Hague (Netherlands) - 19 April 2016


Remarks to the Security Council on the Situation in the Middle East

Security Council - 18 April 2016


Remarks on Forced Displacement: A Global Challenge

Washington, D.C. (USA) - 15 April 2016


Remarks to the open debate of the Security Council on Countering Terrorism

Security Council - 14 April 2016


Remarks to the Global Colloquium of University Presidents on the Preservation of Cultural Heritage: Challenges and Strategies

Connecticut (USA) - 12 April 2016


Remarks upon receiving an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles (USA) - 06 April 2016


Address to the Los Angeles World Affairs Council

Los Angeles (USA) - 05 April 2016


Remarks at opening of High-level meeting on Global Responsibility Sharing for Syrian Refugees

Geneva (Switzerland) - 30 March 2016


Opening remarks at joint press encounter with High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi

Geneva (Switzerland) - 30 March 2016


Remarks at Dag Hammarskjöld lecture: “Evolving Threats, Timeless Values: The United Nations In A Changing Global Landscape”

Stockholm (Sweden) - 30 March 2016


Opening remarks at joint press conference with the Prime Minister of Sweden

Stockholm (Sweden) - 30 March 2016


Remarks at opening dialogue with youth in Jordan

Amman (Jordan) - 27 March 2016


Opening remarks at press conference in Jordan

Amman (Jordan) - 27 March 2016


Opening remarks at joint press conference with President of the Council of Ministers, Tammam Salam, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, and President of the Islamic Development Bank, Dr. Ahmad Al-Madani

Beirut (Lebanon) - 24 March 2016


Remarks at media stakeout after meeting the Lebanese Armed Forces, UNIFIL and the International Support Group

Beirut (Lebanon) - 24 March 2016


Remarks at the 47th Annual Herbert H. Lehman Memorial Lecture

New York (USA) - 17 March 2016


Statement - Seizing the Opportunity in Syria

UN Headquarters - 15 March 2016


Remarks at panel discussion on the occasion of the Tenth Anniversary of the Human Rights Council

UN Headquarters - 15 March 2016


Opening remarks at press conference with Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany

Berlin (Germany) - 08 March 2016


Address upon receiving German Media Award

Baden-Baden (Germany) - 07 March 2016


Remarks at Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Algiers (Algeria) - 06 March 2016


Opening remarks at press encounter with José Manuel García-Margallo Minister for Foreign Affairs of Spain

Madrid (Spain) - 01 March 2016


Remarks to High-Level Panel Discussion at the Human Rights Council "The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Human Rights"

Geneva (Switzerland) - 29 February 2016


Remarks to meeting of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)

UN Headquarters - 18 February 2016


Remarks at screening of "A Journey of a Thousand Miles: Peacekeepers"

UN Headquarters - 17 February 2016


Remarks at Security Council open debate on "Respect for the Principles and Purposes of the Charter as a Key Element for the Maintenance of International Peace and Security"

Security Council - 15 February 2016


Keynote address at McGill University - "Threats and Opportunities: The Power of Young People to Shape a New Future"

Montreal (Canada) - 12 February 2016


Opening remarks at joint press encounter with Mayor Denis Coderre of Montreal

Montreal (Canada) - 12 February 2016


Opening remarks at joint press encounter with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada

Ottawa (Canada) - 11 February 2016


Remarks at Park East Synagogue Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

New York (USA) - 06 February 2016


Address at event co-organized by the United Nations Association of the United Kingdom and Chatham House

London (UK) - 05 February 2016


Opening remarks to the Conference Supporting Syria and the Region

London (UK) - 04 February 2016


Opening remarks at joint press conference: Supporting Syria and the Region

London (UK) - 04 February 2016


Address upon receiving Honorary Degree from the University of Cambridge

Cambridge (UK) - 03 February 2016


Address to the National Defense College of Oman, “The United Nations and Conflict Prevention in a Changing World”

Muscat (Oman) - 01 February 2016


Opening remarks at press conference at the 26th African Union Summit

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) - 31 January 2016


Remarks on International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

UN Headquarters - 27 January 2016


Remarks to the Security Council on the Situation in the Middle East

Security Council - 26 January 2016


Opening remarks at press encounter with Didier Burkhalter, Federal Councillor of Switzerland

Zurich (Switzerland) - 22 January 2016


Remarks at Zurich Development Conference

Zurich (Switzerland) - 22 January 2016


Opening Remarks at Breakfast Meeting on the World Humanitarian Summit

Davos (Switzerland) - 21 January 2016


Remarks to the World Food Programme Annual World Leaders Dinner at the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting

Davos (Switzerland) - 21 January 2016


Remarks at launch of the High-Level Panel report on Humanitarian Financing

Dubai (United Arab Emirates) - 18 January 2016


Remarks at General Assembly Presentation of the Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism

UN Headquarters - 15 January 2016


Remarks at press encounter following briefing to the General Assembly on his Priorities for 2016

UN Headquarters - 14 January 2016


Informal Briefing to the General Assembly

General Assembly - 14 January 2016


Remarks at high-level event marking 10th Anniversary of the Central Emergency Response Fund

UN Headquarters - 17 December 2015


Opening remarks at End-of-Year press conference

UN Headquarters - 16 December 2015


Remarks at press encounter with US Secretary of State, John Kerry

Paris (France) - 08 December 2015


Opening remarks at press encounter

UN Headquarters - 03 December 2015


Remarks at Commemoration of United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

UN Headquarters - 25 November 2015


Remarks at the ASEAN East Asia Summit

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) - 22 November 2015


Remarks to the General Assembly Meeting on Global Awareness of the Tragedies of Irregular Migrants in the Mediterranean Basin with Specific Emphasis on Syrian Asylum Seekers

General Assembly - 20 November 2015


Remarks to Security Council open debate on "Security, Development and the Root Causes of Conflicts"

Security Council - 17 November 2015


Opening remarks at press conference at G20 Summit in Turkey

Antalya (Turkey) - 15 November 2015


Remarks at Fourth Summit of Arab and South American Countries

Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) - 10 November 2015


Remarks at "Concert for the understanding of civilizations and human rights"

Geneva (Switzerland) - 31 October 2015


Opening remarks at press encounter with the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross

Geneva (Switzerland) - 31 October 2015


Opening remarks at press encounter

Madrid (Spain) - 29 October 2015


Address on receiving Medal of Honour from Carlos III University of Madrid

Madrid (Spain) - 28 October 2015


Remarks at meeting with students from the Comenius University Karol Rybárik International Relations Institute

Bratislava (Slovak Republic) - 19 October 2015


Remarks to the Chamber of Senate and Deputies

Rome (Italy) - 15 October 2015


Remarks at international stakeholders’ roundtable meeting for the Middle East and North Africa region

Lima (Peru) - 10 October 2015


Remarks at the Ministerial Meeting of the International Support Group for Lebanon

UN Headquarters - 30 September 2015


Remarks at Security Council Ministerial Meeting: "Maintenance of International Peace and Security: Settlement of Conflict in the Middle East and North Afircan and Countering the Terrorist Threat in the Region

Security Council - 30 September 2015


Remarks at World Humanitarian Summit Side Event

UN Headquarters - 30 September 2015


Remarks at High-Level Meeting on Migration and Refugee Flows

UN Headquarters - 30 September 2015


Address to the General Assembly

General Assembly - 28 September 2015


Remarks at Leaders' Summit on Peacekeeping

UN Headquarters - 28 September 2015


Opening remarks at press conference

UN Headquarters - 16 September 2015


Remarks opening of the 70th session of the General Assembly

General Assembly - 15 September 2015


Remarks at General Assembly High-Level Forum on Culture of Peace

General Assembly - 09 September 2015


Remarks to General Assembly Informal Interactive Dialogue on " A Vital and Enduring Commitment: Implementing the Responsibility to Protect"

General Assembly - 08 September 2015


Opening remarks at a joint press stakeout with Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius of France and Minister of State for the Environment of Peru, Manuel Pulgar-Vidal

Paris (France) - 26 August 2015


Remarks to Press following meeting with H.E. Mr. Barack Obama, the President of the United States of America

Washington, D.C. (USA) - 04 August 2015


Remarks to the Security Council on the situation in Syria

Security Council - 29 July 2015


Opening remarks at press encounter following Security Council meeting and consultations on Syria, accompanied by Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura

UN Headquarters - 29 July 2015


Remarks at the Oslo Summit on Education for Development

Oslo (Norway) - 07 July 2015


Remarks at “Partnership for Education” event in Norway

Oslo (Norway) - 06 July 2015


Remarks at High-level Commemorative Event: "Srebrenica: Remembering and Honouring the Victims of the Genocide"

UN Headquarters - 01 July 2015


Statement on the Third Anniversary of the Geneva Communique on Syria

UN Headquarters - 30 June 2015


Remarks at Stanford University

Palo Alto (USA) - 26 June 2015


Remarks at Security Council Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict

Security Council - 18 June 2015


Opening remarks to the press on Yemen

Geneva (Switzerland) - 15 June 2015


Remarks to press with Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan

Astana (Kazakhstan) - 10 June 2015


Remarks at official inauguration of the extension building of the World Conference Center Bonn

Bonn (Germany) - 07 June 2015


Remarks to the High Level Conference: “UNRWA@65: Sustaining Human Development and Protecting Rights of Palestine Refugees”

UN Headquarters - 02 June 2015


Remarks at United Nations International School (UNIS) Graduation Ceremony

UN Headquarters - 02 June 2015


Remarks to Security Council meeting on Threats to International Peace and Security Caused by Terrorist Acts (Foreign Terrorist Fighters)

Security Council - 29 May 2015


Remarks upon receiving honorary degree from Catholic University of Leuven

Leuven (Belgium) - 28 May 2015


Remarks at press stakeout with Prime Minister Charles Michel of Belgium

Brussels (Belgium) - 28 May 2015


Remarks to the European Parliament

Brussels (Belgium) - 27 May 2015


Opening remarks at press encounter with Prime Minister Enda Kenny of Ireland

Dublin (Ireland) - 26 May 2015


Remarks at meeting with resettled refugees and Syrians

Farmleigh (Ireland) - 25 May 2015


Iveagh Lecture at Dublin Castle

Dublin (Ireland) - 25 May 2015


Remarks upon receiving the Tipperary International Peace Award

Tipperary (Ireland) - 24 May 2015


Remarks to the Asia Leadership Forum: New Power for opening the future of the Korean Peninsula

Seoul (Republic of Korea) - 19 May 2015


Opening remarks at press conference following the opening ceremony of the World Education Forum

Incheon (Republic of Korea) - 19 May 2015


Commencement address at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service

Washington, D.C. (USA) - 16 May 2015


Remarks at high-level General Assembly debate on Strengthening Cooperation between the UN and Regional and Sub-Regional Organizations

General Assembly - 04 May 2015


Opening remarks at high-level retreat with heads of regional and other organizations

Greentree, New York (USA) - 01 May 2015


Address at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris: "The United Nations at 70: New Global Challenges: A Conversation with Ban Ki-moon"

Paris (France) - 29 April 2015


Remarks at Open Debate on the Role of Youth in Countering Violent Extremism and Promoting Peace

UN Headquarters - 23 April 2015


Remarks at the National Press Club

Washington, D.C. (USA) - 16 April 2015


Opening remarks at press encounter

UN Headquarters - 09 April 2015


Remarks at Commemoration of International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda

UN Headquarters - 07 April 2015


Opening remarks at Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria

Kuwait City (Kuwait) - 31 March 2015


Opening remarks at press conference following Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria

Kuwait City (Kuwait) - 31 March 2015


Remarks to the press in Baghdad, Iraq

Baghdad (Iraq) - 30 March 2015


Remarks at the 26th Ordinary Session of the Council of the League of Arab States

Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt) - 28 March 2015


Remarks at the Security Council Open Debate on Victims of Attacks and Abuses on Ethnic or Religious Grounds in the Middle East

Security Council - 27 March 2015


Remarks at Closing of National Model UN Conference

UN Headquarters - 26 March 2015


Remarks at Security Council Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict

Security Council - 25 March 2015


Opening remarks to the press in Rome

Rome (Italy) - 18 March 2015


Remarks at United Nations University Symposium on the 70th anniversary of the United Nations

Tokyo (Japan) - 16 March 2015


Statement on Fulfilling our Collective Responsibility on Syria

UN Headquarters - 12 March 2015


Remarks at High-level event on Women in Power and Decision-Making

Santiago (Chile) - 27 February 2015


Address to National Congress of Paraguay

Asuncion (Paraguay) - 26 February 2015


Remarks at Security Council open debate on "Maintaining International Peace and Security: Reflect on History, Reaffirm the Strong Commitment to the Purposes and the Principles of the Charter of the United Nations"

Security Council - 23 February 2015


Remarks at UNA-USA Members Day at the UN 7th Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference

UN Headquarters - 20 February 2015


Remarks at the opening of the Government Summit

Dubai (United Arab Emirates) - 09 February 2015


Opening remarks to the press in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) - 08 February 2015


Opening remarks at luncheon meeting with Executive Committee of the UN Correspondents Association

UN Headquarters - 04 February 2015


Remarks at General Assembly in Memory of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia

General Assembly - 02 February 2015


Remarks to ECOSOC Youth Forum

Econ. & Social Council - 02 February 2015


Remarks at the World Food Programme Hunger Hero Award Ceremony

Davos (Switzerland) - 22 January 2015


Remarks at Memorial for fallen staff

UN Headquarters - 08 January 2015


Remarks to informal meeting of the General Assembly on the Year Ahead

General Assembly - 08 January 2015


Remarks during visit to UN Correspondents Association

UN Headquarters - 07 January 2015


Remarks at CERF High-Level Conference

UN Headquarters - 17 December 2014


Opening remarks at year-end press conference

UN Headquarters - 17 December 2014


Address at the Harvard Foundation

Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA) - 02 December 2014


Remarks on the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

UN Headquarters - 24 November 2014


Remarks at opening of UNRWA photo exhibition

UN Headquarters - 24 November 2014


Remarks to Security Council's open debate on International Cooperation in Combating Terrorism and Violent Extremism

Security Council - 19 November 2014


Opening remarks at press conference

Brisbane (Australia) - 14 November 2014


Remarks at the East Asia Summit

Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar) - 13 November 2014


Remarks to the 6th Annual ASEAN-UN Summit

Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar) - 12 November 2014


Statement on appointment of High-Level Independent Panel on Peace Operations

UN Headquarters - 31 October 2014


Remarks to Security Council briefing on the Situation in the Middle East

Security Council - 21 October 2014


Opening remarks at press encounter

UN Headquarters - 16 October 2014


Remarks at the Asia Society Game Changer Awards and Dinner

New York (USA) - 16 October 2014


Opening remarks at press encounter at Gaza Reconstruction Conference

Cairo (Egypt) - 13 October 2014


Remarks to the 65th Session of the Executive Committee of the High Commissioner’s Programme

Geneva (Switzerland) - 01 October 2014


Remarks at Ministerial Meeting of the International Support Group for Lebanon

UN Headquarters - 26 September 2014


Address to the General Assembly - "From Turmoil to Peace"

General Assembly - 24 September 2014


Remarks to Security Council High-Level Summit on Foreign Terrorist Fighters

Security Council - 24 September 2014


Remarks at the Climate Summit press conference (including comments on Syria)

UN Headquarters - 23 September 2014


Opening remarks at press conference

UN Headquarters - 16 September 2014


Remarks at the Church of the Holy Family

New York (USA) - 15 September 2014


Remarks at ceremony recognizing the humanitarian leadership of His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, Amir of Kuwait

UN Headquarters - 09 September 2014


Remarks to General Assembly Informal Interactive Dialogue on Fulfilling our Collective Responsibility: International Assistance and the Responsibility to Protect

General Assembly - 08 September 2014


Lecture at the University of Auckland

Auckland (New Zealand) - 02 September 2014


Opening remarks at press encounter

UN Headquarters - 12 August 2014


Remarks at the Security Council open debate on "United Nations Peacekeeping: Regional Partnership and its Evolution"

Security Council - 28 July 2014


Remarks to the press in Erbil

Erbil (Iraq) - 24 July 2014


Remarks at presentation of “Quisqueya sin Miseria” programme

Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) - 16 July 2014


Opening remarks at press encounter

UN Headquarters - 10 July 2014


Remarks at a press encounter with the President of Israel

UN Headquarters - 29 June 2014


Address at The Asia Society: "Crisis in Syria: Civil War, Global Threat"

New York (USA) - 20 June 2014


Opening remarks at press conference at the Palais des Nations in Geneva

Geneva (Switzerland) - 17 June 2014


Remarks to ECOSOC Youth Forum

Econ. & Social Council - 02 June 2014


Remarks following meeting with the Honorable Bill de Blasio, Mayor of New York City

New York (USA) - 02 June 2014


Remarks at Fudan University

Shanghai (China) - 22 May 2014


Remarks to the Fourth Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA)

Shanghai (China) - 21 May 2014


Remarks at the Shanghai Institute of International Studies

Shanghai (China) - 19 May 2014


Opening remarks at press briefing with Prime Minister Frederik Reinfeldt of Sweden

Stockholm (Sweden) - 14 May 2014


Announcement of Lakhdar Brahimi's resignation as United Nations and Arab League Envoy to Syria

UN Headquarters - 13 May 2014


Briefing to the Security Council on South Sudan

Security Council - 12 May 2014


Remarks at audience with His Holiness Pope Francis

Rome (Italy) - 09 May 2014


Remarks to the Committee on World Food Security

Rome (Italy) - 07 May 2014


Remarks at the Event: "Celebrating Sport for Development and Peace"

UN Headquarters - 28 April 2014


Remarks at the 20th Commemoration of the Genocide in Rwanda

UN Headquarters - 16 April 2014


Remarks to the press prior to his meeting with Kristalina Georgieva, EU Commissioner Responsible for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response

UN Headquarters - 16 April 2014


Remarks at Climate Leaders Summit

Washington, D.C. (USA) - 11 April 2014


Remarks at press encounter with World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde

Washington, D.C. (USA) - 11 April 2014


Remarks at Learning for All Symposium: Investing in a Brighter Future

Washington, D.C. (USA) - 10 April 2014


Remarks at the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide

Kigali (Rwanda) - 07 April 2014


Lecture at Charles University - "The Czech Republic and the UN: Peace, Development and Human Rights in a Changing World"

Prague (Czech Republic) - 04 April 2014


Opening remarks at press encounter with Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka of the Czech Republic

Prague (Czech Republic) - 04 April 2014


Remarks on Climate Change at the Policy Spotlight with Friends of Europe

Brussels (Belgium) - 03 April 2014


Remarks at International Conference on the Prevention of Genocide

Brussels (Belgium) - 01 April 2014


Opening remarks to the press after briefing the Security Council in closed consultations

UN Headquarters - 28 March 2014


Remarks at Asia Week New York Reception at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York (USA) - 18 March 2014


Remarks to the informal meeting of the General Assembly on Syria

General Assembly - 14 March 2014


Opening remarks to the press following informal briefing to General Assembly on Syria

UN Headquarters - 14 March 2014


Statement by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova and UN and League of Arab States Joint Special Representative for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi: The destruction of Syria’s cultural heritage must stop

UN Headquarters - 12 March 2014


Remarks at meeting with the McDonnell International Scholars Academy

UN Headquarters - 11 March 2014


Remarks at the opening of the 58th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women

UN Headquarters - 10 March 2014


Remarks at the Security Council Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict

Security Council - 07 March 2014


Remarks at Annual Commemoration of the International Women's Day

UN Headquarters - 07 March 2014


Remarks to the 61st Session of the Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters

UN Headquarters - 07 March 2014


Remarks at meeting of the International Support Group for Lebanon

Paris (France) - 05 March 2014


Opening remarks at press conference in Geneva

Geneva (Switzerland) - 03 March 2014


Remarks at High-Level Segment of Human Rights Council

Geneva (Switzerland) - 03 March 2014


Remarks at launch of "Kwibuka20"

UN Headquarters - 27 February 2014


Remarks to the informal meeting of the General Assembly on the Humanitarian Situation in Syria

General Assembly - 25 February 2014


Remarks to the Security Council on the adoption of a Resolution concerning the Humanitarian Situation in Syria

Security Council - 22 February 2014


Remarks to the Security Council on "Cooperation between the UN and Regional and Sub-regional Organizations" (European Union)

Security Council - 14 February 2014


Remarks at signing ceremony for Compacts with Senior Managers

UN Headquarters - 13 February 2014


Remarks to a group of journalists

UN Headquarters - 11 February 2014


Remarks at the 126th Session of the International Olympic Committee Session

Sochi (Russian Federation) - 06 February 2014


Remarks at the Munich Security Conference

Munich (Germany) - 01 February 2014


Opening remarks at press conference at the Munich Security Conference

Munich (Germany) - 01 February 2014


Opening remarks at press encounter with Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz of the Republic of Austria

Munich (Germany) - 31 January 2014


Opening remarks at press conference with H.E. Mr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany

Berlin (Germany) - 30 January 2014


Opening remarks at press conference with Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany

Berlin (Germany) - 30 January 2014


Remarks to the II CELAC Summit

Havana (Cuba) - 28 January 2014


Remarks at opening of High-level segment of the Geneva Conference on Syria

Montreux (Switzerland) - 22 January 2014


Opening remarks to the press following High-level segment of the Geneva Conference on Syria

Montreux (Switzerland) - 22 January 2014


Concluding remarks at High-level segment of the Geneva Conference on Syria

Montreux (Switzerland) - 22 January 2014


Remarks to the Conference on Disarmament

Geneva (Switzerland) - 21 January 2014


Remarks to Security Council open debate on the Situation in the Middle East

Security Council - 20 January 2014


Opening remarks to correspondents at press briefing

UN Headquarters - 19 January 2014


Remarks at Park East Synagogue Memorial Service in Honour of the Victims of the Holocaust

New York (USA) - 18 January 2014


Statement by the Secretary-General on the Geneva Conference on Syria

UN Headquarters - 18 January 2014


Remarks at informal meeting of the Plenary of the General Assembly to hear a briefing on UN challenges for 2014

UN Headquarters - 17 January 2014


Remarks at closing of Second International Humanitarian Pledging Conference on Syria

Kuwait City (Kuwait) - 15 January 2014


Remarks at the Second International Humanitarian Pledging Conference on Syria

Kuwait City (Kuwait) - 15 January 2014


Opening remarks at press conference at closing of the Second International Humanitarian Pledging Conference on Syria

Kuwait City (Kuwait) - 15 January 2014


Opening remarks at press conference at Kawrgosik refugee camp

Kawrgosik Camp (Iraq) - 14 January 2014


Opening remarks at press conference with Prime Minister Nouri Kamel Al-Maliki of Iraq

Baghdad (Iraq) - 13 January 2014


Opening remarks at first press conference of the year 2014

UN Headquarters - 10 January 2014


Opening remarks at press conference in New York following visit to the Philippines

UN Headquarters - 23 December 2013


Remarks on the Final Report of the UN Mission to Investigate Allegations of the Use of Chemical Weapons in the Syrian Arab Republic

UN Headquarters - 16 December 2013


Opening remarks at end-of-year press conference

UN Headquarters - 16 December 2013


Remarks at CERF High-Level Conference

UN Headquarters - 13 December 2013


Remarks to the General Assembly on the Final Report of the UN Mission to Investigate Allegations of the Use of Chemical Weapons in the Syrian Arab Republic

General Assembly - 13 December 2013


Remarks upon receiving final report of the UN Mission to Investigate Allegations of the Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria

UN Headquarters - 12 December 2013


Opening remarks at press conference with President Ollanta Humala of Peru and UNIDO Director-General LI Yong

Lima (Peru) - 02 December 2013


Remarks at press encounter on Syria

UN Headquarters - 25 November 2013


Renewing our commitment to the peoples and purposes of the United Nations (scroll down for French version)

UN Headquarters - 22 November 2013


Remarks at the launch of the "One Voice" video for the "World Needs More" campaign

UN Headquarters - 22 November 2013


Opening remarks at the press encounter with H.E. Mr. Donald Tusk, Prime Minister of Poland

Warsaw (Poland) - 20 November 2013


Remarks at press encounter with H.E. Mr. Bronislaw Komorowski, President of Poland

Warsaw (Poland) - 19 November 2013


Opening remarks at press conference with H.E. Mrs. Dalia Grybauskaite, President of the Republic of Lithuania

Vilnius (Lithuania) - 18 November 2013


Address at Vytautas Magnus University

Kaunas (Lithuania) - 17 November 2013


Remarks at Latvia 95 Conference

Riga (Latvia) - 15 November 2013


Opening remarks at press encounter with H.E. Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of the Republic of Estonia

Tallinn (Estonia) - 15 November 2013


Remarks at joint press stakeout with H.E. Andris Berzinš, President of the Republic of Latvia

Riga (Latvia) - 14 November 2013


Briefing to the General Assembly

UN Headquarters - 11 November 2013


Remarks to Security Council High-Level Meeting on UN-OIC Cooperation

Security Council - 28 October 2013


Remarks at townhall with Danish University Students

Copenhagen (Denmark) - 23 October 2013


Opening remarks at joint press encounter with H.E. Ms. Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Prime Minister of Denmark

Copenhagen (Denmark) - 22 October 2013


Remarks at Annual Luncheon of Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists

UN Headquarters - 18 October 2013


Opening remarks at press briefing on the appointment of the Special Coordinator of the Joint Mission of the UN and OPCW on eliminating Syria's chemical weapons programme

UN Headquarters - 16 October 2013


Remarks at event marking the 50th anniversary of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations

New York (USA) - 15 October 2013


Statement on the Awarding of the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

New York/Singapore - 11 October 2013


Video transcript on UN Security Council’s endorsement of his chemical weapons mission proposal (in letter dated 7 October 2013)

UN Headquarters - 11 October 2013


Opening remarks at joint press encounter with President János Áder of Hungary

Budapest (Hungary) - 08 October 2013


Remarks at Budapesti Corvinus University

Budapest (Hungary) - 08 October 2013


Remarks on the International Day of Non-Violence

UN Headquarters - 02 October 2013


Remarks to Group of Friends Ministerial Meeting of the Alliance of Civilizations

UN Headquarters - 27 September 2013


Remarks to the press following adoption of Security Council vote to rid Syria of chemical weapons

UN Headquarters - 27 September 2013


Remarks to the Security Council on the situation on Syria

UN Headquarters - 27 September 2013


Remarks to meeting of a group of supporters of UNRWA

UN Headquarters - 26 September 2013


Remarks at high level event on the World Humanitarian Summit: "Partnerships in a Changing Humanitarian Landscape"

UN Headquarters - 26 September 2013


Remarks at Ministerial Breakfast Meeting - "100 Years Peace Palace : How to Build Concrete Peace for the Future" [Delivered by the Deputy Secretary-General]

UN Headquarters - 25 September 2013


Remarks at High-Level Side Event - Addressing the Challenges to Enhance the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflct and Other Situations of Violence [Delivered by the Deputy Secretary-General]

UN Headquarters - 25 September 2013


Remarks at inaugural meeting of the Interantional support Group for Lebanon

UN Headquarters - 25 September 2013


Remarks at meeting with leaders of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on the margins of the General Debate

UN Headquarters - 25 September 2013


Remarks at Global Education First Initiative Anniversary Event: Delivering on the Global Education Promise

UN Headquarters - 25 September 2013


Address to the General Assembly

General Assembly - 24 September 2013


Statement at the High-Level Meeting of the General Assembly on Disability and Development

UN Headquarters - 23 September 2013


Remarks at LexisNexis-Atlantic Council Rule of Law Now Event

UN Headquarters - 19 September 2013


Remarks at Peace Bell Ceremony for the International Day of Peace

UN Headquarters - 18 September 2013


Remarks at opening session of the 68th session of the General Assembly

General Assembly - 17 September 2013


Briefing to the General Assembly on the Report of the United Nations Mission to Investigate Allegations of the Use of Chemical Weapons in the Syrian Arab Republic : Report on the Indicent of 21 August 2013 in the Ghouta Area of Damascus

General Assembly - 17 September 2013


Opening remarks at press conference

UN Headquarters - 17 September 2013


Opening remarks at press encounter on the Report of the Mission to Investigate Allegations of the Use of Chemical Weapons in the Syrian Arab Republic: Report on the incident of 21 August 2013 in the Ghouta area of Damascus

UN Headquarters - 16 September 2013


Remarks to the Security Council on the report of the United Nations Missions to Investigate Allegations of the Use of Chemical Weapons on the incident that occurred on 21 August 2013 in the Ghouta area of Damascus

Security Council - 16 September 2013


Remarks at closing session of the 67th session of the General Assembly

General Assembly - 16 September 2013


Remarks to General Assembly informal interactive dialogue on "The Responsibility to Protect: State Responsibility and Prevention"

General Assembly - 11 September 2013


Remarks to participants of 2013 Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalists Fellowship Programme

UN Headquarters - 10 September 2013


Opening remarks at press conference upon return from the Russian Federation

UN Headquarters - 09 September 2013


Remarks at reception in honour of Samantha Power

UN Headquarters - 09 September 2013


Remarks at meeting on the humanitarian crisis in Syria

St. Petersburg (Russian Federation) - 06 September 2013


Remarks to G20 leaders on Syria

St. Petersburg (Russian Federation) - 05 September 2013


Remarks at St. Petersburg University

St. Petersburg (Russian Federation) - 04 September 2013


Opening remarks at press encounter on Syria

UN Headquarters - 03 September 2013


Remarks to reporters after meeting Austrian President Fischer and Chancellor Faymann

Vienna (Austria) - 29 August 2013


Opening remarks at press encounter at Vienna City Hall

Vienna (Austria) - 29 August 2013


Remarks at ceremony marking the centennial of the Peace Palace

The Hague (Netherlands) - 28 August 2013


Remarks at opening of Ministerial Conference on the Peaceful Settlement of Disputes

The Hague (Netherlands) - 28 August 2013


Freedom Lecture at Leiden University

Leiden (The Netherlands) - 28 August 2013


Opening remarks at joint press encounter with H.E. Mr. Frans Timmermans, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

The Hague (Netherlands) - 28 August 2013


Opening remarks to the press in Seoul (Republic of Korea)

Seoul (Republic of Korea) - 26 August 2013


Remarks on Syria

Seoul (Republic of Korea) - 26 August 2013


Opening remarks at press encounter in New York

UN Headquarters - 19 August 2013


Opening remarks at press encounter with Israeli President Shimon Peres

Jerusalem (Israel) - 16 August 2013


Opening remarks at press encounter with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Jerusalem (Israel) - 16 August 2013


Remarks at inauguration of Centre for International Peace and Stability

Islamabad (Pakistan) - 13 August 2013


Remarks at Security Council meeting on Cooperation between the UN and Regional and Sub-Regional Organizations in the Maintenance of Peace and Security

Security Council - 06 August 2013


Opening remarks at press encounter prior to his meeting with US Secretary of State Kerry

UN Headquarters - 25 July 2013


Opening remarks at joint press conference with Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt

Copenhagen (Denmark) - 04 July 2013


Remarks at meeting with the members of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Parliament of Iceland

Reykjavik (Iceland) - 02 July 2013


Opening remarks at joint press encounter with Foreign Minister Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson

Reykjavik (Iceland) - 02 July 2013


Remarks at the University of Iceland: "Iceland and the United Nations: Building a Sustainable Future for All"

Reykjavik (Iceland) - 02 July 2013


Openning remarks of press encounter at the Palais des Nations

Geneva (Switzerland) - 01 July 2013


Remarks at Commencement Address at Democracy Prep High School

New York (USA) - 24 June 2013


Opening remarks at press encounter

UN Headquarters - 14 June 2013


Remarks at Denver Forum

Denver, Colorado (USA) - 07 June 2013


Remarks at University of Denver Graduate Commencement Ceremony

Denver, Colorado (USA) - 07 June 2013


Opening remarks at press encounter after briefing the Security Council on his visit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Great Lakes Region

UN Headquarters - 29 May 2013


Remarks at Gisozi Genocide Memorial

Kigali (Rwanda) - 23 May 2013


Opening remarks at press encounter with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

Sochi (Russian Federation) - 17 May 2013


Remarks at press encounter at the beginning of his meeting with President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation

Sochi (Russian Federation) - 17 May 2013


Remarks to reception marking the 50th anniversary of Kuwait joining the United Nations

UN Headquarters - 14 May 2013


Remarks at Spring Luncheon of the United Nations Hospitality Committee

UN Headquarters - 09 May 2013


Opening remarks at the Inaugural Andrew Carnegie Distinguished Lecture on Conflict Prevention in Honour of David Hamburg

UN Headquarters - 01 May 2013


Remarks to the American Bar Association "ABA Day at the UN"

UN Headquarters - 29 April 2013


Remarks to reporters at a press encounter on Syria

UN Headquarters - 29 April 2013


Remarks at a reception and concert for the children of Syria

UN Headquarters - 25 April 2013


Remarks at event on "Preventing the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction to Non-State Actors : The Implementation of Resolution 1540 (2004) in the Arab World"

UN Headquarters - 22 April 2013


Opening remarks at press conference

UN Headquarters - 17 April 2013


Remarks at the ceremony to commemorate the 19th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda

UN Headquarters - 15 April 2013


Press encounter following meeting with President Barack Obama of the United States of America

Washington, D.C. (USA) - 11 April 2013


Remarks to the Third Review Conference of the States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention

The Hague (Netherlands) - 08 April 2013


Opening remarks at joint press encounter with Foreign Minister Franciscus Cornelis Gerardus Maria Timmermans of the The Netherlands

The Hague (Netherlands) - 08 April 2013


Opening remarks at joint press conference with Ahmed Üzümcü, Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

The Hague (Netherlands) - 08 April 2013


Remarks upon acceptance of New Economy Forum Award

Madrid (Spain) - 05 April 2013


Opening remarks at joint press conference with H.E. Mr. Michel Roger, Minister of State and Chief of Government of the Principality of Monaco

Monaco (Monaco) - 04 April 2013


Opening remarks at a joint press conference with Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy of Spain

Madrid (Spain) - 04 April 2013


Address to Parliament of Andorra

Andorra la Vella (Andorra) - 02 April 2013


Remarks to Audience granted by Captains Regent

City of San Marino (San Marino) - 31 March 2013


Opening remarks to journalists on Syrian Government request to investigate alleged use of chemical weapons

UN Headquarters - 21 March 2013


Remarks to the Global Colloquium of University Presidents

UN Headquarters - 13 March 2013


Opening remarks at press encounter following Security Council meeting and consultations on the Democratic Republic of the Congo

UN Headquarters - 05 March 2013


Opening remarks at press conference

Geneva (Switzerland) - 01 March 2013


Annual Sergio Vieira de Mello Lecture

Geneva (Switzerland) - 01 March 2013


Remarks at the Opening of Fifth Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations

Vienna (Austria) - 27 February 2013


Opening remarks at press encounter at the Fifth Global Forum of the UN Alliance of Civilizations

Vienna (Austria) - 27 February 2013


Remarks at press encounter with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry

Washington, D.C. (USA) - 14 February 2013


Remarks to Permanent Council of the Organization of American States

Washington, D.C. (USA) - 13 February 2013


Remarks to the Global Leadership Coalition

Washington, D.C. (USA) - 13 February 2013


Remarks to Security Council open debate on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict

Security Council - 12 February 2013


Opening remarks to Pledging Conference on Syria

Kuwait City (Kuwait) - 30 January 2013


Opening remarks at a joint press conference with Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khalid Al Hamad Al Sabah of Kuwait, at the Syria pledge conference

Kuwait City (Kuwait) - 30 January 2013


Closing remarks to Pledging Conference on Syria

Kuwait City (Kuwait) - 30 January 2013


Special Address to the World Economic Forum [as prepared for delivery]

Davos (Switzerland) - 24 January 2013


Address to the General Assembly

General Assembly - 22 January 2013


Opening remarks to the press at news conference

UN Headquarters - 22 January 2013


Remarks at Monterey Institute of International Studies "Advancing the Disarmament and Non-proliferation Agenda: Seeking Peace in an Over-armed World"

Monterey, California (USA) - 18 January 2013


Remarks at Monterey Institute of International Studies "Advancing the Disarmament and Non-proliferation Agenda: Seeking Peace in an Over-armed World"

California (USA) - 18 January 2013


Remarks at Stanford University

Palo Alto, California (USA) - 17 January 2013


Remarks at Park East Synagogue Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of The Holocaust

New York (USA) - 12 January 2013


Opening remarks at year-end press conference

UN Headquarters - 19 December 2012


Remarks at Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) High-level Conference

UN Headquarters - 11 December 2012


Remarks at Human Rights Day Event: "My Voice Counts"

UN Headquarters - 10 December 2012


Opening remarks at press encounter at Islahiye refugee camp

Islahiye (Turkey) - 07 December 2012


Opening remarks press encounter at Za'atari camp

Mafraq (Jordan) - 07 December 2012


Opening remarks at press encounter with Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu of Turkey

Ankara (Turkey) - 07 December 2012


Remarks to Meeting with Heads of Political Blocs [as prepared for delivery]

Baghdad (Iraq) - 06 December 2012


Opening remarks at press conference [as prepared for delivery]

Baghdad (Iraq) - 06 December 2012


Remarks to IPU Annual Parliamentary Hearing [Delivered by Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson]

UN Headquarters - 06 December 2012


Remarks to the General Assembly on the Situation in Syria

General Assembly - 30 November 2012


Remarks to Peacebuilding Fund High-Level Stakeholders meeting

UN Headquarters - 29 November 2012


Remarks at Inauguration Ceremony of the King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue

Vienna (Austria) - 26 November 2012


Remarks at press encounter with the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States

Cairo (Egypt) - 20 November 2012


Opening remarks at press encounter with Prime Minister Hesham Mohamed Qandil of Egypt [unofficial transcript]

Cairo (Egypt) - 20 November 2012


Statement on the Internal Review Panel Report on Sri Lanka

UN Headquarters - 14 November 2012


Remarks at the Yale University George Herbert Walker, Jr. Lecture "Shaping Solutions for a World in Transition"

New Haven, Connecticut (USA) - 13 November 2012


Remarks on receiving Seoul Peace Prize

Seoul (Republic of Korea) - 29 October 2012


Remarks at the United Nations Foundation/UNA-USA Global Leadership Dinner

New York (USA) - 16 October 2012


Keynote address to the World Forum for Democracy

Strasbourg (France) - 08 October 2012


Remarks to High-level Meeting of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)

UN Headquarters - 01 October 2012


Remarks at press encounter prior to high-level meeting of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

UN Headquarters - 01 October 2012


Remarks to Ministerial Meeting of the UN Alliance of Civilizations

UN Headquarters - 28 September 2012


Remarks at High-Level Meeting of the Security Council on Peace and Security in the Middle East [on the role of the League of Arab States)

UN Headquarters - 26 September 2012


Address to the 67th General Assembly general debate

General Assembly - 25 September 2012


Opening remarks at press conference at UN Headquarters

UN Headquarters - 19 September 2012


Remarks at the Opening of the 67th Session of the General Assembly

General Assembly - 18 September 2012


Remarks at the Church of the Holy Family

New York (USA) - 17 September 2012


Remarks at closing of the 66th Session of the General Assembly

General Assembly - 17 September 2012


Remarks to opening session of the General Assembly High-Level Forum on the Culture of Peace

General Assembly - 14 September 2012


Remarks to the Parliament of Switzerland

Bern (Switzerland) - 11 September 2012


Opening remarks at joint press conference with President of Swiss Confederation

Bern (Switzerland) - 11 September 2012


Remarks to the Human Rights Council

Bern (Switzerland) - 10 September 2012


Remarks to General Assembly Informal Interactive Dialogue on "The Responsibility to Protect: Timely and Decisive Response"

General Assembly - 05 September 2012


Remarks to the General Assembly on Syria

General Assembly - 04 September 2012


Opening remarks at press conference at Mehrabad Airport prior to departure from Teheran

Tehran (Iran) - 31 August 2012


Remarks to the High-Level Segment of the 16th Non-Aligned Movement Summit

Tehran (Iran) - 30 August 2012


Press encounter after talks with the Speaker of the Iranian Parliament

Tehran (Iran) - 29 August 2012


Opening remarks at press encounter with Joint Special Representative Lakhdar Brahimi

UN Headquarters - 24 August 2012


Remarks to the General Assembly on Syria

General Assembly - 03 August 2012


Statement on the Joint Special Envoy for Syria

UN Headquarters - 02 August 2012


Opening remarks at press encounter

UN Headquarters - 30 July 2012


Opening remarks at event on the Olympic Truce and Sport for Social Change

London (UK) - 27 July 2012


Remarks at wrap-up press conference on trip to South-Eastern Europe

Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) - 26 July 2012


Remarks at Memorial Centre in Srebrenica

Srebrenica (Bosnia and Herzegovina) - 26 July 2012


Address to Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) - 26 July 2012


Statement on Syria

UN Headquarters - 13 July 2012


Remarks at Japan's National Press Club

Tokyo (Japan) - 08 July 2012


Remarks at press encounter with Koichiro Gemba, Foreign Minister of Japan

Tokyo (Japan) - 08 July 2012


Opening remarks at press encounter following briefing of the General Assembly on Outcome of Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development

UN Headquarters - 28 June 2012


Remarks to Security Council open debate on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict

Security Council - 25 June 2012


Remarks to the General Assembly on the situation in Syria

General Assembly - 07 June 2012


Opening remarks at joint press encounter with Kofi A. Annan, Joint UN-Arab League Special Envoy on Syria, and Nabil El-Araby, Secretary-General of the League of Arab States, following Security Council consultations on Syria

UN Headquarters - 07 June 2012


Opening remarks at a press conference with the Saudi Foreign Minister

Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) - 03 June 2012


Opening remarks to the media following visit to headquarters of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)

Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) - 03 June 2012


Opening remarks at press conference with Foreign Minister of Turkey and President of Somalia's Transitional Federal Government

Istanbul (Turkey) - 01 June 2012


Remarks at Alliance of Civilizations Partners Forum

Istanbul (Turkey) - 31 May 2012


Statement on behalf of the Secretary-General and the Joint Special Envoy for Syria

UN Headquarters - 26 May 2012


Remarks at an event hosted by the Consulate-General of the Republic of Korea

New York (USA) - 16 May 2012


Briefing at informal meeting of the General Assembly

General Assembly - 09 May 2012


Remarks at lunch hosted by the American Society of International Law (ASIL)

Washington, D.C. (USA) - 07 May 2012


Opening remarks at press conference in New Delhi

New Delhi (India) - 27 April 2012


Opening remarks to the press after briefing the Security Council

UN Headquarters - 19 April 2012


Opening remarks at press conference with Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Luxembourg

Luxembourg City (Luxembourg) - 17 April 2012


Opening remarks at joint press conference with Mr. José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission

Brussels (Belgium) - 16 April 2012


Opening remarks at press encounter with His Excellency Mr. Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council

Brussels (Belgium) - 16 April 2012


Opening remarks to the media on the Security Council Resolution on Syria

Geneva (Switzerland) - 14 April 2012


Opening remarks at press at the Palais des Nations in Geneva

Geneva (Switzerland) - 12 April 2012


Remarks to the General Assembly on the situation in Syria

General Assembly - 05 April 2012


Message to Group of Friends of the Syrian People (Delivered by B. Lynn Pascoe USG for Political Affairs)

Istanbul (Turkey) - 02 April 2012


Remarks to League of Arab States Summit

Baghdad (Iraq) - 29 March 2012


Opening remarks to the press

Kuwait City (Kuwait) - 28 March 2012


Remarks at Institute for Diplomacy and Foreign Relations: "The United Nations and Malaysia in a Changing World" [as prepared for delivery]

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) - 22 March 2012


Opening remarks at joint press conference with Malaysian Prime Minister

Putrajaya (Malaysia) - 22 March 2012


Address to the Jakarta International Defense Dialogue: "The United Nations and global security: collaboration and partnership"

Jakarta (Indonesia) - 21 March 2012


Remarks at Security Council meeting on Changes in the Middle East

Security Council - 12 March 2012


Opening remarks to a group of journalists on Syria

UN Headquarters - 09 March 2012


Oral report to the General Assembly on the Implementation of Resolution 66/253 adopted on 16 February 2012

General Assembly - 02 March 2012


Opening remarks at joint press encounter with Kofi Annan, UN-Arab League Joint Special Envoy for Syria

UN Headquarters - 29 February 2012


Opening remarks at joint press encounter with President Heinz Fischer

Vienna (Austria) - 16 February 2012


Remarks to Vienna Community "Empowering People in a Changing World"

Vienna (Austria) - 16 February 2012


Opening remarks at press encounter following briefing to the Security Council on his recent trip

UN Headquarters - 08 February 2012


Remarks at Herzliya Conference

Herzliya (Israel) - 02 February 2012


Opening remarks at joint press encounter with H.E. Nasser Judeh, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Jordan

Amman (Jordan) - 31 January 2012


Remarks at dinner hosted by the Foreign Minister of Jordan

Amman (Jordan) - 31 January 2012


Opening remarks at press conference

UN Headquarters - 25 January 2012


Address to Stanley Foundation Conference on the Responsibility to Protect

New York (USA) - 18 January 2012


Keynote address at high-level meeting on Reform and Transitions to Democracy [as delivered]

Beirut (Lebanon) - 15 January 2012


Opening remarks at press conference, Beirut, Lebanon [unofficial transcript]

Beirut (Lebanon) - 13 January 2012


Opening remarks during New Year's visit to UN-accredited journalists

New York (USA) - 06 January 2012


Opening remarks at end-of-year press conference

UN Headquarters - 14 December 2011


Remarks at the opening of the Fourth Forum of the UN Alliance of Civilizations

Doha (Qatar) - 11 December 2011


Opening remarks at press event on Day of Seven Billion

UN Headquarters - 31 October 2011


Opening remarks at press encounter with Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt of Denmark

Copenhagen (Denmark) - 11 October 2011


Opening remarks at joint press conference with Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg of Norway

Oslo (Norway) - 10 October 2011


Remarks at the 2011-2012 Otto L. Walter Lecture at New York Law School

New York (USA) - 04 October 2011


Remarks at Breakfast Roundtable with Foreign Ministers on "The Responsibility to Protect: Responding to Imminent Threats of Mass Atrocities" [as prepared for delivery]

UN Headquarters - 23 September 2011


Address to the 66th General Assembly: "We the Peoples"

General Assembly - 21 September 2011


Remarks at G8 Meeting on the Deauville Partnership [as prepared for delivery]

UN Headquarters - 20 September 2011


Opening remarks at press conference

UN Headquarters - 15 September 2011


Remarks to Sydney University

Sydney (Australia) - 08 September 2011


Remarks to Auckland University

Auckland (New Zealand) - 06 September 2011


Remarks to Korbel School Annual Dinner [as prepared for delivery]

Denver, Colorado (USA) - 24 August 2011


Remarks to the Third Global Model United Nations Conference

Incheon (Republic of Korea) - 11 August 2011


Opening remarks at press encounter following Security Council meeting on Syria

UN Headquarters - 03 August 2011


Opening remarks at press encounter following his participation in the 2011 ECOSOC High-Level Segment

Geneva (Switzerland) - 07 July 2011


Address to the 79th Annual Meeting of the United States Conference of Mayors

Baltimore (USA) - 17 June 2011


Remarks to the Parliament of Uruguay

Montevideo (Uruguay) - 15 June 2011


Address at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs - "Argentina and the World"

Buenos Aires (Argentina) - 13 June 2011


Opening remarks to the media at press conference

UN Headquarters - 06 June 2011


Opening remarks at press conference

Geneva (Switzerland) - 11 May 2011


Address to the Sofia Platform

Sofia (Bulgaria) - 06 May 2011


Opening remarks at press encounter

UN Headquarters - 26 April 2011


Address to the Summit of the League of Arab States

Sirte (Libya) - 27 March 2010


Remarks to the press at the League of Arab States summit

Sirte (Libya) - 27 March 2010


Remarks to the press before dinner hosted by President of Israel Shimon Peres

Jerusalem (Israel) - 20 March 2010


Remarks to the National Commission of the Anti-Defamation League

New York (USA) - 29 October 2009


Remarks to the Ministerial Meeting of the Security Council on the situation in the Middle East

Security Council - 11 May 2009


Statement to the Extraordinary Meeting of the Coordinating Bureau of the Non-Aligned Movement

UN Headquarters - 23 January 2009


Statement to the Security Council on the Situation in the Middle East

Security Council - 21 January 2009


Address to the Arab Economic, Social and Development Summit

Kuwait City (Kuwait) - 19 January 2009


Remarks at the Conference on Reconstruction and Humanitarian Assistance in Gaza

Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt) - 18 January 2009


Address to the Lebanese Parliament

Beirut (Lebanon) - 17 January 2009


Joint press conference with Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ahmed Aboul Gheit

Cairo (Egypt) - 14 January 2009


Opening remarks to the press

UN Headquarters - 12 January 2009


Opening remarks at press conference on the launch of the Millennium Development Goals Report 2008

UN Headquarters - 11 September 2008


Closing Remarks at the Launch of the Union for the Mediterranean

Paris (France) - 13 July 2008


Speech at the international meeting on the Middle East

Annapolis (USA) - 27 November 2007


Remarks at the Americans for UNFPA [United Nations Population Fund] Gala for the Health and Dignity of Women

New York (USA) - 02 October 2007


Remarks at the foreign ministers' meeting on Iraq

Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt) - 04 May 2007


Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's address to the League of Arab States in Riyadh

Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) - 28 March 2007