Ban Ki-moon's speeches


Your search for terror produced 364 results
Remarks to the Asia Leadership Forum: New Power for opening the future of the Korean Peninsula

Seoul (Republic of Korea) - 19 May 2015


Remarks at the World Education Forum on "Sustainable Development Goals and Education"

Incheon (Republic of Korea) - 19 May 2015


Remarks at opening of Academic Impact Forum

Seoul (Republic of Korea) - 19 May 2015


Remarks to Security Council open debate on Small Arms and Light Weapons

Security Council - 13 May 2015


Remarks at the Peace Bell Ceremony

UN Headquarters - 06 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 General Assembly Thematic Debate "Promoting Tolerance and Reconciliation: Fostering Peaceful, Inclusive Societies and Countering Violent Extremism"

General Assembly - 22 April 2015


Remarks at press encounter following General Assembly debate on "Promoting Tolerance and Reconciliation: Fostering Peaceful, Inclusive Societies and Countering Violent Extremism"

UN Headquarters - 22 April 2015


Remarks at opening of High-Level Thematic Debate on Promoting Tolerance and Reconciliation: Fostering Peaceful, Inclusive Societies and Countering Violent Extremism

UN Headquarters - 21 April 2015


Remarks at the National Press Club

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


Remarks to the Future of Energy Summit 2015

UN Headquarters - 15 April 2015


Remarks at 13th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

Doha (Qatar) - 12 April 2015


Opening remarks at press conference at 13th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

Doha (Qatar) - 12 April 2015


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

Sharm el-Sheik (Egypt) - 28 March 2015


Remarks to the Chiefs of Defence Conference

UN Headquarters - 27 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 Security Council Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict

Security Council - 25 March 2015


Remarks at press event/signing ceremony for agreement between the Government of Italy and the United Nations System Staff College

Turin (Italy) - 20 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 to Security Council on "Cooperation between the UN and Regional and Sub-Regional Organizations (EU)"

Security Council - 09 March 2015


Remarks at 39th Annual UN International School (UNIS) International Student Conference: “Sustainability: Balancing People, Planet, and Profit”

UN Headquarters - 05 March 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 Summit for Countering Violent Extremism

Washington, D.C. (USA) - 19 February 2015


Remarks at Signing Ceremony for Compacts with Senior Managers

UN Headquarters - 13 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


Opening remarks at press conference in Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) - 31 January 2015


Remarks at 24th African Union Summit

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) - 30 January 2015


Remarks at ceremony marking the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

UN Headquarters - 28 January 2015


Remarks at the World Food Programme Hunger Hero Award Ceremony

Davos (Switzerland) - 22 January 2015


Remarks at ceremony for XXIII Anniversary of the Peace Agreements in El Salvador

San Salvador (El Salvador) - 16 January 2015


Keynote address to Indian Council of World Affairs

New Delhi (India) - 12 January 2015


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

General Assembly - 08 January 2015


Opening remarks at press encounter following address to the Informal Meeting of the General Assembly on the Year Ahead

UN Headquarters - 08 January 2015


Remarks during visit to UN Correspondents Association

UN Headquarters - 07 January 2015


Statement on the entry into force of the Arms Trade Treaty

UN Headquarters - 23 December 2014


Remarks to the Security Council on Peace Operations: The UN-AU Partnership and it's evolution

Security Council - 16 December 2014


Statement on the attack in Pakistan

Security Council - 16 December 2014


Remarks to the Extraordinary 70th Anniversary Session of the International Civil Aviation Organization Council

Chicago (USA) - 08 December 2014


Address at the Harvard Foundation

Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA) - 02 December 2014


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

Security Council - 19 November 2014


Remarks at the East Asia Summit

Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar) - 13 November 2014


Opening remarks at Ninth Meeting of the UN Counter-Terrorism Centre Advisory Board

UN Headquarters - 07 November 2014


Address to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

Vienna (Austria) - 04 November 2014


Opening remarks at press doorstep before start of Copenhagen Energy Security Dialogues with Martin Lidegaard, Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Helveg Petersen, Minister for Climate Energy and Building of Denmark

Copenhagen (Denmark) - 02 November 2014


Remarks at joint press conference with President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya

Nairobi (Kenya) - 29 October 2014


Remarks at UN Day celebration

Djibouti (Djibouti) - 28 October 2014


Remarks to the press in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) - 27 October 2014


Remarks at press encounter in Southern Israel

Ein Hashlosa (Israel) - 14 October 2014


Remarks in Tripoli, Libya

Tripoli (Libya) - 11 October 2014


Remarks at joint rress conference with His Excellency Mr. Mongi Hamdi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tunisia

Tunis (Tunisia) - 10 October 2014


Statement on the Awarding of the Nobel Prize for Peace to Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi

UN Headquarters - 10 October 2014


Remarks at the High-Level meeting on the Malian Political Process

UN Headquarters - 27 September 2014


Remarks at Summit on UN Peacekeeping

UN Headquarters - 26 September 2014


Remarks at Ministerial Meeting of the International Support Group for Lebanon

UN Headquarters - 26 September 2014


Remarks to High-Level event on Libya

UN Headquarters - 25 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 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 the High Level Forum on the Culture of Peace

UN Headquarters - 09 September 2014


Remarks to the Sixth Global Forum of the Alliance of Civilizations

Bali (Indonesia) - 29 August 2014


Remarks at press stakeout on Saudi contribution for UN counter-terrorism centre

UN Headquarters - 13 August 2014


Remarks to press in Najaf, Iraq

Najaf (Iraq) - 24 July 2014


Remarks to the press on meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki

Baghdad (Iraq) - 24 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


Briefing to the Security Council on the Situation in the Middle East, including the Question of Palestine

Security Council - 10 July 2014


Remarks at a press encounter with the President of Israel

UN Headquarters - 29 June 2014


Opening remarks to the press at the African Union Summit in Malabo

Malabo (Equatorial Guinea) - 26 June 2014


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

New York (USA) - 20 June 2014


Remarks on launch the Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF) Web Portal

UN Headquarters - 11 June 2014


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

Shanghai (China) - 21 May 2014


Opening remarks at press encounter following the Security Council briefing on South Sudan

UN Headquarters - 12 May 2014


Remarks at General Assembly thematic debate on "Ensuring Stable and Peaceful Societies"

General Assembly - 24 April 2014


Remarks on the launch of the Emergency Coalition for Education Action

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


Remarks to Working Session on Peace and Security - Fourth EU-Africa Summit

Brussels (Belgium) - 02 April 2014


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

UN Headquarters - 28 March 2014


Remarks at the opening session of the Nuclear Security Summit

The Hague (Netherlands) - 24 March 2014


Remarks at meeting of the International Support Group for Lebanon

Paris (France) - 05 March 2014


Remarks at the opening of the World Wildlife Day Exhibition

Geneva (Switzerland) - 03 March 2014


Remarks at High-Level Segment of Human Rights Council

Geneva (Switzerland) - 03 March 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 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


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

Security Council - 20 January 2014


Remarks to the press on the death of UN personnel in Kabul, Afghanistan

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


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

Baghdad (Iraq) - 13 January 2014


Remarks to Security Council Briefing on Peace and Security in Africa

Security Council - 12 December 2013


Remarks at opening session of Elysée Summit on Peace and Security in Africa

Paris (France) - 06 December 2013


Remarks to media at UNFCCC Climate Change Conference

Warsaw (Poland) - 19 November 2013


Briefing to the General Assembly

UN Headquarters - 11 November 2013


Remarks at joint meeting with President of Niger, Prime Minister and Cabinet Members(French and English)

Niamey (Niger) - 07 November 2013


Remarks to the Ministerial Meeting on the Sahel

Bamako (Mali) - 05 November 2013


Opening remarks at press conference with World Bank President announcing visit to the Sahel Region

UN Headquarters - 01 November 2013


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

Security Council - 28 October 2013


Remarks at High Level Panel Discussion on Africa's Innovation in Governance Through 10 Years of the African Peer Review Mechanism

UN Headquarters - 21 October 2013


Remarks to the fifth ASEAN-UN Summit

Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei Darussalam) - 10 October 2013


Remarks to the Security Council on the situation on Syria

UN Headquarters - 27 September 2013


Remarks to the High-Level Meeting of the General Assembly on Nuclear Disarmament

General Assembly - 26 September 2013


Remarks at High Level Meeting on the Sahel

UN Headquarters - 26 September 2013


Remarks at Ministerial Meeting of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Partners Forum

UN Headquarters - 26 September 2013


Remarks to Security Council meeting on Small Arms

Security Council - 26 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


Address to the General Assembly

General Assembly - 24 September 2013


Remarks at High-Level Event on Supporting Civil Society [delivered by the Deputy Secretary-General]

UN Headquarters - 23 September 2013


Remarks to African Union Peace and Security Council meeting on UN-AU Cooperation

Security Council - 23 September 2013


Remarks on attack in Nairobi

UN Headquarters - 22 September 2013


Opening remarks at press encounter on Syria

UN Headquarters - 03 September 2013


Freedom Lecture at Leiden University

Leiden (The Netherlands) - 28 August 2013


Opening remarks to the press after meeting the Prime Minister of Pakistan

Islamabad (Pakistan) - 14 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


Remarks to Youth Assembly on Malala Day

UN Headquarters - 12 July 2013


Remarks at special event on the International Day against Drug Abuse and illicit Trafficking

UN Headquarters - 26 June 2013


Remarks at the China Peacekeeping Military Training Centre

Beijing (China) - 19 June 2013


Remarks at special event marking the opening of the Arms Trade Treaty for signature

UN Headquarters - 03 June 2013


Remarks at TICAD V on "Peace and Stability"

Yokohama (Japan) - 02 June 2013


Remarks at wreath-laying ceremony on the International Day of Peacekeepers

UN Headquarters - 29 May 2013


Remarks to the Security Council Open Debate on Combating Terrorism in Africa in the Context of Peacekeeping and International Security

Security Council - 13 May 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 Learning for All Ministerial Round Table [As prepared for delivery]

Washington, D.C. (USA) - 18 April 2013


Remarks to the Security Council on prevention of conflicts in Africa: Addressing the Root Causes

Security Council - 15 April 2013


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

The Hague (Netherlands) - 08 April 2013


Statement on the adoption of the Arms Trade Treaty

UN Headquarters - 02 April 2013


Remarks to Audience granted by Captains Regent

San Marino - 31 March 2013


Remarks to Final United Natons Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty

UN Headquarters - 18 March 2013


Remarks to Permanent Council of the Organization of American States

Washington, D.C. (USA) - 13 February 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 to Security Council open debate on threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts

Security Council - 15 January 2013


Opening remarks at year-end press conference

UN Headquarters - 19 December 2012


Remarks to the Security Council on the Sahel

Security Council - 10 December 2012


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

Baghdad (Iraq) - 06 December 2012


Remarks to the General Assembly on the Situation in Syria

General Assembly - 30 November 2012


Remarks to the Security Council

Security Council - 21 November 2012


Remarks to Special meeting of the Counter-Terrorism Committee [delivered by the Deputy Secretary-General]

UN Headquarters - 20 November 2012


Remarks at press encounter with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel

Jerusalem (Israel) - 20 November 2012


Remarks on the First Anniversary of the Conclusion of the Yemen Peace and Transition Agreement

Sana'a (Yemen) - 19 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 World Food Prize Ceremony

Des Moines, Iowa (USA) - 18 October 2012


Remarks at High-level Panel on Child Marriage on the occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child

UN Headquarters - 11 October 2012


Remarks at High-level meeting on Councering Nuclear Terrorism, with a Specific Focus on Strengthening the Legal Framework

UN Headquarters - 28 September 2012


Remarks at High-Level Meeting on the Situation in the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo

UN Headquarters - 27 September 2012


Remarks at Friends of Yemen Ministerial Meeting

UN Headquarters - 27 September 2012


Remarks to High-Level Meeting on the Sahel [Bilingual, as delivered]

UN Headquarters - 26 September 2012


Opening remarks at press conference at UN Headquarters

UN Headquarters - 19 September 2012


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

General Assembly - 14 September 2012


Remarks at the opening of the Red Cross Reunion in Washington DC

Washington, D.C. (USA) - 26 August 2012


Remarks to the Security Council on Mali

Security Council - 08 August 2012


Remarks to the General Assembly on Syria

General Assembly - 03 August 2012


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

London (UK) - 27 July 2012


Remarks to the Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty

UN Headquarters - 03 July 2012


Press encounter at NGO Presentation of Petitions for Arms Treaty Negotiation

UN Headquarters - 03 July 2012


Remarks at Symposium on Promoting Dialogue, Understanding and Countering the Appeal of Terrorism

General Assembly - 27 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


Remarks to the Second Meeting of the Advisory Board of the United Nations Centre for Counter-Terrorism (UNCCT)

Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) - 03 June 2012


Opening remarks at Istanbul II Conference on Somalia

Istanbul (Turkey) - 01 June 2012


Remarks at Alliance of Civilizations Partners Forum

Istanbul (Turkey) - 31 May 2012


Remarks to Security Council open debate on Threats to International Peace and Security Caused by Terrorist Acts

Security Council - 04 May 2012


Remarks at Security Council meeting on "Threats to International peace and Security : Improving UN Capacity to Assist States to Counter Illicit Flows"

Security Council - 25 April 2012


Remarks to Security Council on Nuclear Non-Proliferation, Disarmament and Security

Security Council - 19 April 2012


Remarks to the University of Luxembourg [as prepared for delivery]

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


Remarks at the Seoul Nuclear Security Summit - plenary statement [as delivered]

Seoul (Republic of Korea) - 27 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


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

Jakarta (Indonesia) - 21 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


Remarks to Security Council on impact of transnational organized crime on West Africa and the Sahel

UN Headquarters - 21 February 2012


Remarks at Herzliya Conference

Herzliya (Israel) - 02 February 2012


Opening remarks at press encounter at Sapir College

Sderot (Israel) - 02 February 2012


Remarks to the Summit of the African Union

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) - 29 January 2012


Remarks to the General Assembly on his Five-Year Action Agenda: "The Future We Want"

General Assembly - 25 January 2012


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

New York (USA) - 06 January 2012


Remarks to the Security Council on Somalia

Security Council - 13 December 2011


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

Doha (Qatar) - 11 December 2011


Remarks to Conference on Afghanistan

Bonn (Germany) - 05 December 2011


Opening remarks at a press conference with German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle

Bonn (Germany) - 04 December 2011


Opening remarks to Afghan media on the occasion of the Bonn Conference on Afghanistan

Bonn (Germany) - 04 December 2011


Remarks to Security Council on "Maintenance of International Peace and Security : New Challenges to International Peace and Security and Conflict Prevention"

Security Council - 23 November 2011


Remarks at Memorial for Fallen Staff

UN Headquarters - 21 November 2011


Opening remarks at press event on Day of Seven Billion

UN Headquarters - 31 October 2011


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

Oslo (Norway) - 10 October 2011


Remarks at the "King of Joseon" Event

UN Headquarters - 03 October 2011


Remarks at Counter-Terrorism Committee Event [As delivered]

UN Headquarters - 28 September 2011


Closing statement to High-Level Meeting on Nuclear Safety and Security

UN Headquarters - 22 September 2011


Remarks to the Symposium on International Counter-Terrorism Cooperation

UN Headquarters - 19 September 2011


Remarks to the Women's International Forum "Priorities for a Changing World : A Vision for the UN in the Second Decade of the Twenty-First Century" [as prepared for delivery]

UN Headquarters - 15 September 2011


Opening remarks at press conference

UN Headquarters - 15 September 2011


Remarks at closing of the 65th Session of the General Assembly

General Assembly - 12 September 2011


Remarks to Sydney University

Sydney (Australia) - 08 September 2011


Remarks at Reception hosted by Governor of New South Wales [As prepared for delivery]

New South Wales (Australia) - 07 September 2011


Briefing to the Security Council on Libya

Security Council - 30 August 2011


Remarks at Security Council debate on peacekeeping

Security Council - 26 August 2011


Remarks to General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Youth

General Assembly - 25 July 2011


Remarks at launch of the 2011 World Drug Report

UN Headquarters - 23 June 2011


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

Baltimore (USA) - 17 June 2011


Remarks to the Conference on Promoting the Global Instruments of Non-proliferation and Disarmament: The United Nations and the Nuclear Challenge [As delivered]

UN Headquarters - 31 May 2011


Address at Sofia University

Sofia (Bulgaria) - 05 May 2011


Statement following the news of Osama Bin Laden's Death

UN Headquarters - 02 May 2011


Remarks to Collective Security Treaty Organization [as delivered]

Moscow (Russian Federation) - 22 April 2011


Address to the Kiev Institute of International Relations

Kiev (Ukraine) - 21 April 2011


Remarks at press encounter following visit to Chernobyl site

Kiev (Ukraine) - 20 April 2011


Remarks at Summit on the Safe and Innovative Use of Nuclear Energy

Kiev (Ukraine) - 19 April 2011


Remarks at ceremony commemorating the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

UN Headquarters - 25 March 2011


Briefing to the Security Council on the situation in Libya

Security Council - 24 March 2011


Remarks to the General Assembly on Libya

General Assembly - 01 March 2011


Remarks to the Global Creative Forum Dinner (as prepared for delivery)

Los Angeles (USA) - 22 February 2011


Address to the Munich Security Conference

Munich (Germany) - 05 February 2011


Remarks to the Conference on Disarmament

Geneva (Switzerland) - 26 January 2011


Remarks to the Human Rights Council

Geneva (Switzerland) - 25 January 2011


Remarks to the General Assembly on 2011 Priorities

General Assembly - 14 January 2011


Statement to Security Council Open Debate on Sexual Violence in Conflict

Security Council - 16 December 2010


Remarks to the Counter-Terrorism Committee Practitioners' Seminar on Bringing Terrorists to Justice [delivered by the Deputy Secretary-General]

UN Headquarters - 01 December 2010


Remarks on receiving the appeal of Women of Central Asia on Women, Peace and Security [As prepared for delivery]

Astana (Kazakhstan) - 30 November 2010


Remarks at Central Party School Roundtable on Global Governance and Harmonious Society

Beijing (China) - 03 November 2010


Remarks to the Security Council on Somalia

Security Council - 21 October 2010


Address to the Council of Europe

Strasbourg (France) - 19 October 2010


Address to the European Parliament

Strasbourg (France) - 19 October 2010


Remarks to Security Council open debate on Countering Terrorism [as delivered]

Security Council - 27 September 2010


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

UN Headquarters - 24 September 2010


Toast at lunch for Heads of State and Government

UN Headquarters - 23 September 2010


Remarks at "Tea Gathering for Peace"

UN Headquarters - 17 September 2010


Opening remarks at press conference

UN Headquarters - 13 September 2010


Remarks at Indian Classical Music Concert by Amjad Ali Khan, "Ode to Peace" (as prepared for delivery)

UN Headquarters - 09 September 2010


Remarks To Inaugural Conference of the International Anti-Corruption Academy

Vienna (Austria) - 02 September 2010


Opening remarks at press conference in Vaduz [unofficial transcript]

Vaduz (Liechtenstein) - 01 September 2010


Speech at Liechtenstein's Vaduz-Saal

Vaduz (Liechtenstein) - 01 September 2010


Opening remarks at press conference

Hiroshima (Japan) - 06 August 2010


Remarks at Welcome Ceremony in Hiroshima (as prepared for delivery)

Hiroshima (Japan) - 06 August 2010


Remarks at memorial for Korean atomic-bomb victims

Nagasaki (Japan) - 05 August 2010


Opening remarks at joint press encounter with Japanese Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada

Tokyo (Japan) - 03 August 2010


Remarks to the African Union Summit (Delivered by UN Deputy Secretary-General)

Kampala (Uganda) - 26 July 2010


Remarks to the Inter-Parliamentary Union World Conference of Speakers of Parliament: "Parliaments in Time of Crisis: Security Global Democratic Accountability"

Geneva (Switzerland) - 19 July 2010


Remarks at the 31st meeting of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)

Montego Bay (Jamaica) - 04 July 2010


Remarks to the UNA-USA National Convention [as prepared for delivery]

Washington, D.C. (USA) - 07 June 2010


Opening remarks at monthly press conference in New York

UN Headquarters - 24 May 2010


Remarks to Seminar on Reporting on Global Security and Terrorism [as prepared for delivery]

UN Headquarters - 18 May 2010


Address to the 2010 Review Conference of the States Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

General Assembly - 03 May 2010


Remarks to the International Conference For a Nuclear- Free, Peaceful, Just and Sustainable World

New York (USA) - 01 May 2010


Remarks to the thematic debate of the UN General Assebly on Disarmament and World Security

UN Headquarters - 19 April 2010


Remarks as delivered at Nuclear Security Summit on "International Actions to Secure Nuclear Materials and Prevent Illicit Trafficking"

Washington, D.C. (USA) - 13 April 2010


Opening remarks at press encounter prior to departure to attend the Summit on Nuclear Non-Proliferation in Washington D.C.

UN Headquarters - 12 April 2010


Remarks at press conference with President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan

Astana (Kazakhstan) - 07 April 2010


Lecture at the University for World Economy and Democracy

Tashkent (Uzbekistan) - 05 April 2010


Opening remark at press conference before leaving Uzbekistan

Tashkent (Uzbekistan) - 05 April 2010


Opening remarks at joint press conference with Prime Minister Daniyar Usenov of Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) - 03 April 2010


Opening remarks at press conference at the UN Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia

Ashgabat (Turkmenistan) - 02 April 2010


Opening remarks at joint press conference with President Berdimuhamedov of Turkmenistan

Ashgabat (Turkmenistan) - 02 April 2010


Briefing to the Security Council on the situation in the Middle East, including the Question of Palestine

Security Council - 24 March 2010


Address at Moscow State Institute of International Relations [as prepared for delivery]

Moscow (Russian Federation) - 18 March 2010


Bernard Brodie Lecture on Conditions for Peace at the University of California

Los Angeles (USA) - 02 March 2010


Remarks to Security Council Debate on Organized Crime as a Threat to International Peace and Security

Security Council - 24 February 2010


Remarks to Global Colloquium of University Presidents on New Technologies for Meeting Global Challenges

Yale University (USA) - 14 January 2010


Remarks to the informal session of the General Assembly, "Agenda 2010"

General Assembly - 11 January 2010


Remarks at meeting with heads of the IAEA, OPCW and CTBTO-PrepCom

UN Headquarters - 08 January 2010


Briefing to the Security Council on Afghanistan

Security Council - 06 January 2010


Opening remarks at press stakeout following the Security Council meeting on Afghanistan

UN Headquarters - 06 January 2010


Remarks on Second Anniversary of the bombing of UN Premises in Algiers

UN Headquarters - 11 December 2009


Remarks at breakfast meeting on his Action Plan on Nuclear Disarmament and Nuclear Non-Proliferation

UN Headquarters - 08 December 2009


Remarks to the Fifth Committee

UN Headquarters - 07 December 2009


Remarks to the Hellenic Parliament

Athens (Greece) - 05 November 2009


Opening remarks at press conference following working breakfast with UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown

London (UK) - 03 November 2009


Remarks to the General Assembly on Staff Security

General Assembly - 30 October 2009


Remarks at staff town hall meeting

UN Headquarters - 30 October 2009


Remarks to the National Commission of the Anti-Defamation League

New York (USA) - 29 October 2009


Remarks to the Security Council stake-out

UN Headquarters - 29 October 2009


Opening remarks at monthly press conference

UN Headquarters - 28 October 2009


Remarks to World Affairs Council - "From Promises to Progress: Bridging the 'Doing Divide'"

Seattle, Washington (USA) - 26 October 2009


Remarks to ASEAN Foreign Ministers [as prepared for delivery]

UN Headquarters - 26 September 2009


Opening remarks to the Security Council Summit on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Nuclear Disarmament

Security Council - 24 September 2009


Press conference opening statement

UN Headquarters - 17 September 2009


Opening address to the 62nd Annual DPI/NGO Conference - "For Peace and Development: Disarm Now!"

Mexico City (Mexico) - 09 September 2009


Remarks on the Thirtieth Anniversary of the Vienna International Centre

Vienna (Austria) - 28 August 2009


Remarks on climate change at the "Green Lights" programme launch: "lighting up with cleaner technology"

Beijing (China) - 24 July 2009


Opening remark at joint press encounter with Japanese Foreign Minister Hirofumi Nakasone

Tokyo (Japan) - 30 June 2009


Remarks to informal G8 meeting on Afghanistan

Trieste (Italy) - 26 June 2009


Remarks to the Finnish Parliament

Helsinki (Finland) - 26 May 2009


Commencement Address at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies: "Global Leadership in a Time of Crisis"

Washington, D.C. (USA) - 21 May 2009


Remarks to the UNA-USA Global Classrooms Event

UN Headquarters - 14 May 2009


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

Security Council - 11 May 2009


Remarks to the Third Session of the Preparatory Committee for the 2010 NPT (Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons) Review Conference

UN Headquarters - 04 May 2009


Address to the Princeton Colloquium: "The Imperative for a New Multilateralism"

Princeton (USA) - 17 April 2009


Address to International Conference on Afghanistan

The Hague (Netherlands) - 31 March 2009


Address to the Special Conference on Afghanistan convened under the aegis of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization

Moscow (Russian Federation) - 27 March 2009


Press conference with Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani [unofficial transcript]

Islamabad (Pakistan) - 04 February 2009


Remarks at Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony, Park East Synagogue

New York (USA) - 24 January 2009


Opening comments at press conference with Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni

Tel Aviv (Israel) - 15 January 2009


Remarks to the Opening of the Follow-Up International Conference on Financing for Development

Doha (Qatar) - 29 November 2008


Remarks to the Governing body of the International Labour Organization [as prepared for delivery]

Geneva (Switzerland) - 19 November 2008


Opening remarks at press conference following the conclusion of the high-level meeting on the Promotion of Inter-Religious and Inter-Cultural Dialogue, Understanding and Cooperation for Peace

UN Headquarters - 13 November 2008


Opening remarks at press conference in New Delhi

New Delhi (India) - 31 October 2008


Address to the East-West Institute: "The United Nations and Security in a Nuclear-Weapon-Free world"

New York (USA) - 24 October 2008


Speech at the John F. Kennedy School of Government: Securing the Common Good in a Time of Global Crises

Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA) - 21 October 2008


Opening comments at press conference

UN Headquarters - 07 October 2008


Remarks to the Fourth Biennial Ministerial Meeting in support of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

UN Headquarters - 24 September 2008


Address to the 63rd session of the General Assembly: "A Call to Global Leadership"

General Assembly - 23 September 2008


Remarks at the Church of the Holy Family

New York (USA) - 15 September 2008


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

UN Headquarters - 11 September 2008


Remarks at a concert hosted by the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

General Assembly - 10 September 2008


Remarks at Fairleigh Dickinson University: "Thinking Globally in a Global Age"

Madison, New Jersey (USA) - 10 September 2008


Statement to UN symposium on supporting victims of terrorism

UN Headquarters - 09 September 2008


Opening remarks at joint press conference with victims of terrorism

UN Headquarters - 09 September 2008


Remarks to the meeting of the General Assembly on the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy

General Assembly - 04 September 2008


Remarks to the Solemn Ceremony marking the Fifth Anniversary of the Baghdad Bombing

UN Headquarters - 19 August 2008


Remarks to the Extraordinary Session of OPANAL, the Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean

Mexico City (Mexico) - 04 August 2008


Remarks to Model United Nations Conference, Cheongju University

Cheongju (Republic of Korea) - 05 July 2008


Address at Seoul National University

Seoul (Republic of Korea) - 03 July 2008


UNA-UK address on "Securing the Common Good: The United Nations and the Expanding Global Agenda"

London (UK) - 13 June 2008


Address to the first Annual Review Conference of the International Compact with Iraq

Stockholm (Sweden) - 29 May 2008


Remarks to the Global Classrooms Model UN Conference

General Assembly - 15 May 2008


Opening comments at press encounter following the ground-breaking ceremony for the Capital Master Plan for the renovation of the UN Headquarters complex

UN Headquarters - 05 May 2008


“Opportunity in Crisis” -- Inaugural lecture of the Geneva Lecture Series, sponsored by the UN Office at Geneva (UNOG) and the UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

Geneva (Switzerland) - 29 April 2008


Address at Moscow State University

Moscow (Russian Federation) - 10 April 2008


Remarks to the Disarmament Commission

General Assembly - 07 April 2008


Opening comments at press conference with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and NATO Secretary-General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, following the high-level meeting on Afghanistan

Bucharest (Romania) - 03 April 2008


Welcoming remarks to the Model United Nations Conference

General Assembly - 18 March 2008


Secretary-General's address to the 11th Summit of the Organization of the Islamic Conference

Dakar (Senegal) - 13 March 2008


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

Security Council - 01 March 2008


Remarks at the William Waldo Cameron Forum on Public Affairs at the George Bush Presidential Library

College Station (Texas, USA) - 29 February 2008


Remarks to the Economic Club of Chicago

Chicago (USA) - 07 February 2008


Opening remarks at news conference

Geneva (Switzerland) - 23 January 2008


Remarks at the inauguration of the Alliance of Civilizations Forum

Madrid (Spain) - 15 January 2008


Statement to regional groups of Member States

UN Headquarters - 10 January 2008


Opening remarks at news conference

UN Headquarters - 07 January 2008


Remarks following Security Council statement on the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto of Pakistan

UN Headquarters - 27 December 2007


Remarks to Headquarters staff upon return from Algiers

UN Headquarters - 19 December 2007


Remark to UN staff in Algiers, Algeria

Algiers (Algeria) - 18 December 2007


Statement on the death toll of the Algiers bombing

Dili (Timor-Leste) - 14 December 2007


Message to the General Assembly on the Algiers attack delivered by videolink from Bali

Bali (Indonesia) - 12 December 2007


Statement by the Secretary-General on Algiers

Bali (Indonesia) - 11 December 2007


Statement for the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

Trusteeship Council - 29 November 2007


Speech at the international meeting on the Middle East

Annapolis (USA) - 27 November 2007


Remarks to the Annual Parliamentary Hearing of the Joint United Nations-Inter-Parliamentary Union

Econ. & Social Council - 20 November 2007


Address to the International Conference on Terrorism: Dimensions, Threats and Counter-Measures

Tunis (Tunisia) - 15 November 2007


Remarks to the annual meeting of ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Non-Aligned Movement

UN Headquarters - 28 September 2007


Address to the 62nd General Assembly: "A Stronger UN for a Better World"

General Assembly - 25 September 2007


Remarks at the annual Peace Bell ceremony

UN Headquarters - 21 September 2007


Remarks at Baghdad bombing commemoration ceremony

UN Headquarters - 17 August 2007


Address to the World Affairs Council of San Francisco

San Francisco (USA) - 26 July 2007


Address at the Royal Institute of International Affairs

London (UK) - 11 July 2007


Remarks at General Assembly Informal Thematic Debate: "Civilizations and the Challenges for Peace: Obstacles and Opportunities”

UN Headquarters - 10 May 2007


Remarks at the launch of the International Compact with Iraq

Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt) - 03 May 2007


Speech to the Symposium on Enhancing the Implementation of Security Council Sanctions

UN Headquarters - 30 April 2007


Statement to the General Assembly on the follow-up to the adoption of the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy

General Assembly - 16 February 2007


Remarks to the General Assembly on Restructuring the Secretariat

General Assembly - 05 February 2007


Address to the UNA-USA Business Council for the United Nations and the Association for a Better New York

New York (USA) - 10 January 2007


Remarks at Security Council meeting on threats to international peace and security

Security Council - 08 January 2007


Acceptance speech on appointment as the 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations

General Assembly - 13 October 2006