Speeches and Statements

Jeffrey Feltman (left), Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs. UN Photo/Loey Felipe

2017

17 October 2017, Statement on Visit of the UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs to Myanmar

11 October 2017, Press Communiqué of the Co-Chairs of the Geneva International Discussions

27 September 2017, Security Council Briefing on the Situation in Syria, Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura

19 September 2017, 49th Meeting of Gali Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism

18 September 2017, Remarks at the Meeting of the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

13 September 2017, Security Council Briefing on the Situation in the Lake Chad Basin

04 September 2017, Security Council Briefing on Nuclear Test by Democratic People's Republic of Korea

30 August 2017, Security Council Briefing on the Situation in Syria, Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura

24 August 2017, Security Council Briefing on the Situation in Guinea-Bissau, Special Representative Modibo Touré

24 August 2017, Security Council Briefing on the Situation in South Sudan, Special Envoy Nicholas Haysom

22 August 2017, Security Council Briefing on the Situation in the Middle East, Assistant Secretary-General Miroslav Jenča

03 August 2017, Security Council Briefing on Enhancing the Effectiveness of UN Sanctions, Assistant Secretary-General Tayé-Brook Zerihoun

26 July 2017,  48th Meeting of the Gali Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism

26 July 2017, Security Council Briefing on the Situation in Burundi, Special Envoy Michel Kafando

12 July 2017, Security Council Briefing on the Situation in Yemen, Special Envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed

05 July 2017, Security Council Briefing on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Assistant-Secretary-General Miroslav Jenča

29 June 2017, Security Council Briefing on the Third Report on the Implementation of Resolution 2231 (2015), Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

28 June 2017, 47th Meeting of the Gali Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism

28 June 2017, Crans-Montana, Near-Verbatim Transcript of the Press Point on the Conference on Cyprus

27 June 2017, Security Council Briefing on the Situation in Syria, Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura

21 June 2017, Security Council Briefing on the Situation in Afghanistan, Special Representative Tadamichi Yamamoto

20 June 2017, Security Council Briefing on the Situation in Burundi, Assistant- Secretary-General Tayé-Brook Zerihoun

20 June 2017, Briefing on the Situation in the Middle East - Report on UNSCR 2334 (2016), Special Coordinator Nickolay Mladenov

08 June 2017, Briefing to the Security Council on the Fifth Report on the Threat Posed by ISIL (Da'esh) to International Peace and Security, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman

31 May 2017, 46th Meeting of the Gali Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism

25 April 2017, 45th Meeting of the Gali Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism

07 April 2017, Briefing to the Security Council on the situation in Syria, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman

24 March 2017, Briefing to the Security Council on the destruction and trafficking of cultural heritage by terrorists and in situations of armed conflict

21 March 2017, 44th Meeting of the Gali Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism

22 February 2017, 43rd Meeting of the Gali Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism

08 February 2017, 20th Anniversary of the Children and Armed Conflict Mandate, Remarks by Assistant-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Miroslav Jenča

07 February 2017, Briefing to the Security Council on the Fourth Report on the Threat Posed by ISIL (Da'esh) to International Peace and Security, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman

02 February 2017, Briefing to the Security Council on Ukraine, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

24 January 2017, 42nd meeting of the Gali Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism

18 January 2017, Briefing to the Security Council on Implementation of Resolution 2231, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

12 January 2017, Briefing to the Security Council on the situation in the Lake Chad Basin and Boko Haram

2016

11 January 2017, Statement to the Security Council from the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the UN Mission in Colombia, Jean Arnault

20 December 2016, Message to General Assembly Memorial for Fidel Castro, Former President of Cuba (Delivered by Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Miroslav Jenča)

15 December 2016, Press Communiqué of Co-Chairs of Geneva International Discussions

17 November 2016, Security Council Open Debate on cooperation with regional, sub-regional organizations -- OIC, Remarks by Assistant Secretary-General Miroslav Jenča

11 November 2016, 41st meeting of the Gali Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism

31 October 2016, Security Council Briefing on the Situation in the Middle East, Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed

26 October 2016, Briefing to the Fourth Committee debate on “Comprehensive Review of Special Political Missions”Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman

19 October 2016, Press Release by the Office of the United Nations Representative of the Geneva International Discussions on the 40th meeting of Gali Incident Prevention and Response

19 October 2016, Security Council Briefing on the Situation in the Middle East, Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov

13 October 2016, Security Council Briefing on the Third Report on the Threat Posed by ISIL (Da’esh) to International Peace and Security, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffery Feltman

25 September 2016, Security Council Briefing on the Situation in Syria, Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura

09 September 2016, Press Release by the Office of the United Nations Representative of the Geneva International Discussions on the 39th meeting of Gali Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism

31 August 2016, Security Council Briefing on the Situation in Yemen, Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed

30 August 2016, Security Council Briefing on the Situation in Guinea-Bissau, Special Representative for Guinea-Bissau Modibo I. Touré 

29 August 2016, Security Council Briefing on the Situation in the Middle East, Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov

12 August 2016, Statement of the Special Envoy for Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed

02 August 2016, Press Release by the Office of the United Nations Representative of the Geneva International Discussions on the 38th meeting of Gali Incident Prevention and Response

27 July 2016, Security Council Briefing on the Situation in the Lake Chad Basin Region, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

18 July 2016, Security Council Briefing on the First Report of the Secretary-General on the Implementation of resolution 2231 (2015), Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

06 July 2016, Press Release by the Office of the United Nations Representative of the Geneva International Discussions on the 37th meeting of Gali Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism

21 June 2016, Security Council Briefing on the Situation in Yemen, Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed

15 June 2016, Security Council Briefing on the Situation in Central Africa, Special Representative for Central Africa Abdoulaye Bathily

08 June 2016, Security Council Briefing on the second report of the Secretary-General on the threat posed by ISIL (Da’esh), Under-Sectretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

26 May 2016, Security Council Briefing on the Impact of Climate Change and Desertification on Peace and Security in the Sahel, Special Representative for West Africa, Mohamed Ibn Chambas

25 May 2016, Security Council Briefing on the Situation in the Middle East, Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov

24 May 2016, Security Council Open Debate on UN-AU Cooperation, Special Representative to the African Union Haile Menkerios

04 May 2016, Security Council Briefing on the Situation in Aleppo, Syria, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

28 April 2016, Security Council Briefing on the Situation in Ukraine, Assistant-Secretary-General Tayé-Brook Zerihoun

25 April 2016, Security Council Open Debate on Piracy and Armed Robbery at Sea in the Gulf of Guinea, Assistant-Secretary-General Tayé-Brook Zerihoun

12 April 2016, Statement on UN Under-Secretary-General Feltman‎''s Visit to Armenia

08 April 2016, Geneva Conference on Preventing Violent Extremism - The Way Forward, Session II on “Action at the Global Level”, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

28 March 2016, Security Council open debate on the role of women in conflict prevention and resolution in Africa, Assistant-Secretary-General Tayé-Brook Zerihoun

24 March 2016, Security Council briefing on the situation in the Middle East, Special Coordinator Nickolay Mladenov

22 February 2016, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Miroslav Jenča concludes visit to Maldives

18 February 2016, Security Council briefing on the situation in the Middle East, Special Coordinator Nickolay Mladenov

17 February 2016, Security Council briefing on the situation in Yemen, Special Envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed

17 February 2016, Security Council briefing on the situation in Guinea-Bissau, Special Representative Miguel Trovoada

16 February 2016, Security Council briefing on the situation in Iraq, Special Representative Jan Kubiš

11 February 2016, UN Conference on Human Rights of Victims of Terrorism, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman

09 February 2016, Security Council meeting on the “Report of the Secretary-General on the threat posed by ISIL (Da’esh) to international peace and security and the range of United Nations efforts in support of Member States in countering the threat”, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

26 January 2016, Security-Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

14 January 2016, Security Council briefing on the work of the UN Office for West Africa (UNOWA, Special Representative Mohamed Ibn Chambas

09 January 2016, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman concludes Nepal visit

2015

16 December 2015, Security Council briefing on the situation in the Middle East, Assistant Secretary-General Miroslav Jenca

11 December 2015, Security Council briefing on the situation in Libya, Special Representative Martin Kobler

10 December 2015, Security Council briefing on the situation in the Democratic People''''s Republic of Korea, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

25 November 2015, Security Council briefing on the situation in the Sahel, Special Envoy for the Sahel Hiroute Guebre Sellassie

23 November 2015, Remarks at the Opening of the Exhibit: “Palestinian Children: Overcoming Tragedies with Hope, Dreams, Resilience and Dignity”, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

19 November 2015, Security Council briefing on the situation in the Middle East, Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov

14 November 2015, Statement of the International Syria Support Group Vienna

11 November 2015, Security Council briefing on the situation in Iraq, Special Representative for Iraq Jan Kubiš

09 November 2015, Security Council briefing on the situation in Burundi, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

06 November 2015, Statement to Fourth Committee on the comprehensive review of Special Political Missions, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

23 October 2015, Security Council briefing on the situation in Yemen, Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed

16 October 2015, Emergency Security Council briefing on the situation in the Middle East, Assistant Secretary-General Tayé Zerihoun

17 September 2015, Security Council briefing on the situation in Afghanistan, Special Representative for Afghanistan Nicholas Haysom

15 September 2015, Security Council briefing on the situation in the Middle East, Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov

26 August 2015, Security Council briefing on the situation in Libya, Special Representative for Libya Bernardino Leon

25 August 2015, Press statement by Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman after his meeting with Transitional President of Burkina Faso Michel Kafando in Ouagadougou

19 August 2015, Security Council briefing on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

29 July 2015, Security Council briefing on the situation in Syria, Special Envoy on Syria Staffan de Mistura

23 July 2015, Security Council briefing on the situation in the Middle East, Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov

22 July 2015, Security Council briefing on the situation in Iraq, Special Representative of the Secretary-General Jan Kubis

22 July 2015 UN political chief pledges continued UN support to Colombian peace process

15 July 2015, Security Council briefing on the situation in Libya, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya Bernardino Leon

7 July 2015, Security Council briefing on the 15th Secretary-General report on the situation in West Africa, Special Representative for West Africa Mohamed Ibn Chambas

24 June 2015, Security Council briefing on the Middle East, including the Palestinian question, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

22 June 2015, Security Council briefing on the situation in Afghanistan, Special Representative of the Secretary-General Nicholas Haysom

16 June 2015, Information note on High-Level Independent Panel on Peace Operations

11 June 2015, Security Council briefing on the situation in Central Africa, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the Office for Central Africa (UNOCA), Abdoulaye Bathily

10 June 2015, Statement to the press in Bujumbura, Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Great Lakes Region, Said Djinnit

05 June 2015, Security Council briefing on the situation in Ukraine, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

03 June 2015, Arab Media Forum "The Role of Media to Combat Terrorism, keynote by Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

19 May 2015, Security Council briefing on the situation in the Middle East, Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov

15 May 2015, Statement on behalf of the Greek Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiades and the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akıncı, as delivered by Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide

14 May 2015, Security Council briefing on the situation in Iraq, Special Representative of the Secretary-General Jan Kubis

07 May 2015, Remarks to media on the situation in Burundi, Special Envoy Said Djinnit

27 April 2015, Statement at the Security Council briefing after closed consultations on the situation in Yemen, Special Adviser Jamal Benomar

30 March 2015, Security Council briefing on Boko Haram, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the Office for West Africa (UNOWA) Mohamed Ibn Chambas

26 March 2015, Security Council briefing on the situation in the Middle East, Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Robert Serry

19 March 2015, Security Council Briefing on the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Special Envoy Said Djinnit

18 March 2015. Remarks to Media on the Visit of the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman to Nigeria

16 March 2015, Security Council briefing on the situation in Afghanistan, Special Representative of the Secretary-General Nicholas Haysom

06 March 2015, Security Council briefing on the situation in Ukraine, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

03 March 2015, Press statement during official visit to Sri Lanka, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

18 February 2015, Security Council briefing on the Middle East, including the Palestinian question, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

12 February 2015, Security Council briefing on the situation in Yemen, Special Adviser to the Secretary-General Jamal Benomar

04 February 2015, Press statement by Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman following his meeting with Michel Kafando, transitional President of Burkina Faso

26 January 2015, Security Council briefing on the situation in Ukraine, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

21 January 2015, Security Council briefing on the situation in Ukraine, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

21 January 2015, Security Council briefing on the final report of the Secretary-General on the UN Office in Burundi (BNUB), Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

15 January 2015, Security Council briefing on the Middle East, including the Palestinian question, Assistant Secretary-General Jens Anders Toyberg-Frandzen

14 January 2015, Media briefing following his official visit to Nepal, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

 

2014

22 December 2014, Security Council briefing on the situation in the Democratic People''''s Republic of Korea, Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Tayé-Brook Zerihoun

19 December 2014, Security Council briefing on terrorism and cross-border crime, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

15 December 2014, Security Council briefing on the situation in the Middle East, Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Robert Serry

12 December 2014, Remarks by Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman following his meeting with the President of the Republic of Burundi, Pierre Nkurunziza

11 December 2014, Remarks to Round Table in Burundi, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

11 December 2014, Security Council briefing on the situation in the Sahel, Special Envoy Hiroute Guebre Sellassie

04 December 2014, Message to the London Conference on Afghanistan, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

25 November 2014, Security Council briefing on the evolution of United Nations sanctions, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

19 November 2014, Closing remarks at the Ministerial High Level Partnership Forum on Somalia, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

19 November 2014, Opening remarks at the Ministerial High Level Partnership Forum on Somalia, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

18 November 2014, Security Council briefing on the situation in Iraq, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of UNAMI, Nickolay Mladenov

17 November 2014, Security Council briefing on the Middle East, Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jens Toyberg-Frandzen

12 November 2014, Security Council briefing on the situation in Ukraine, Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jens Toyberg-Frandzen

05 November 2014, Security Council briefing on the situation in Burundi, Special Representative Parfait Onanga-Anyanga

30 October 2014, Briefing to the press following Security Council closed consultations, UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura

29 October 2014, Briefing on the situation in Jerusalem, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

28 October 2014, Chairman''''s Summary of the Meeting of the "International Support Group for Lebanon"

28 October 2014, Secretary-General''''s message to the International Support Group for Lebanon, delivered by Derek Plumbly, UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon

27 October 2014, Security Council briefing on the situation in the Great Lakes Region of Africa, Special Envoy Said Djinnit

24 October 2014, Security Council briefing on the situation in Ukraine, Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Oscar Fernandez-Taranco

22 October 2014, Security Council briefing on piracy and armed robbery at sea off the coast of Somalia, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

24 June 2014, Security Council briefing on the situation in Ukraine, Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Tayé-Brook Zerihoun

23 June 2014, Security Council briefing on the situation in the Middle East, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

28 May 2014, Security Council Briefing on Ukraine, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

13 January 2014, Keynote Speech at the Conference on Transformative Global Governance: China and the UN, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

06 January 2014, Security Council briefing on the situation in the Central African Republic, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

 

 2013

11 December 2013, Remarks at press conference by Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Oscar Fernandez-Taranco in Dhaka, Bangladesh

19 November 2013, Security Council briefing on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

22 October 2013, Security Council briefing on the Middle East, including the Palestinian question, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

15 July 2013, Speech at the Brookings Institute in Washington, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

13 June 2013, Statement to the International Counter-Terrorism Focal Points Conference, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

25 April 2013, Security Council briefing on Somalia, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

24 April 2013, Security Council Briefing on the Middle East, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

22 April 2013, Remarks to the press on the Central African Republic, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

19 April 2013, Address delivered at the fourth meeting of the Follow-Up and Support Group on Mali, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman

05-06 April 2013, Opening Remarks to the ASEAN-UN Workshop on "Lessons Learned and Best Practices in Conflict Prevention and Preventive Diplomacy", UN Envoy Vijay Nambiar

03 April 2013, Briefing to the Security Council on the report of the Secretary-General on the situation in Mali, Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman