Today’s conference must represent a moment of truth, when the international community takes decisive steps to significantly increase its support to Yemenis who have lost so much.
I have no doubt that this first conference between the African Union Commission and the United Nations Secretariat represents a landmark in our cooperation.
You are the symbol of one of the most important causes in the world – probably the most important cause in the world – and that is education, education for all, and particularly – because we know it is more difficult in many societies – education for girls.
The need for humanitarian aid and the protection of Syrian civilians has never been greater [and] the humanitarian appeal for a single crisis has never been higher.
This is a moment of tragedy. People are dying because of famine, because of diseases. But this is a moment of hope because the government is ready to act, because the humanitarian community is ready to act....Let’s try to help the Somali people come together and build a Somali state of peace and prosperity.