Ban Ki-moon's speeches


Your search for terror produced 289 results
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