Egypt

14 November 2019, Cairo, Egypt

Secretary-General's message to International Conference organized by the Boutros Ghali Foundation for Peace and Knowledge

It is a pleasure to greet this conference organized by the Boutros Ghali Foundation for Peace and Knowledge. 
 

28 October 2019, Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt

Secretary-General's video message to the World Radiocommunication Conference

I am pleased to greet the World Radiocommunication Conference. 

Radiocommunication technology has transformed information sharing, revolutionized industries, saved lives and advanced development.

Your discussions will have significant implications as we look forward – including your consideration of the identification of frequency bands particularly suitable for the deployment of high-capacity 5G networks.

03 April 2019, Cairo

Opening remarks at press conference with Foreign Minister Sameh Hassan Shokry Selim of Egypt

I’d like to first of all express my deep gratitude for the wonderful Egyptian hospitality, which I always enjoy when coming to Cairo.
 
I am very grateful for the opportunity to have a lengthy and very important discussion with His Excellency President [Abdelfattah al] Sisi and with Minister [Sameh] Shoukry yesterday and today.
 

03 April 2019, Cairo, Egypt

Transcript of the Secretary-General’s remarks at Press Conference with Foreign Minister Sameh Hassan Shokry Selim of Egypt

I’d like to first of all express my deep gratitude for the wonderful Egyptian hospitality, which I always enjoy when coming to Cairo.
 
I am very grateful for the opportunity to have a lengthy and very important discussion with His Excellency President [Abdelfattah al] Sisi and with Minister [Sameh] Shoukry yesterday and today.
 

02 April 2019, Cairo

Remarks at Al Azhar mosque

Secretary-General António Guterres speaks at the Al Azhar Mosque in Cairo where he expressed his solidarity and underscored the need to fight the scourge of Islamophobia, as well as all forms of hatred and bigotry. UN Photo/Mahmoud Abd ELLatiff

As salaam alaikum.
 
I am honoured to address you in this esteemed seat of Islamic learning.
 
Standing here, one cannot fail to feel the impressive weight of more than 1,000 years of history, culture, scholarship and worship.
 
As Secretary-General of the UN, and as a man of faith, I have come to express my respect for Islam and my solidarity with its followers in these turbulent times.
 
It is less than a month since a terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, took the lives of 50 worshippers of all ages.

02 April 2019, Cairo

Secretary-General's remarks at Al Azhar mosque [as delivered]

As salaam alaikum.
 
I am honoured to address you in this esteemed seat of Islamic learning.
 
Standing here, one cannot fail to feel the impressive weight of more than 1,000 years of history, culture, scholarship and worship.
 
As Secretary-General of the UN, and as a man of faith, I have come to express my respect for Islam and my solidarity with its followers in these turbulent times.
 
It is less than a month since a terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, took the lives of 50 worshippers of all ages.

15 February 2017, Cairo

Remarks at Cairo University

Honourable President of the Cairo University, 
Honourable Ministers, 
Excellencies, 
Ladies and Gentlemen,

Let me say first of all, how grateful I am for this invitation to be here in the same university as one of my predecessor, that I so much admire, Boutros Ghali, as it was said by the honourable Minister, and in a country, Egypt, that is one of the pillars of multilateralism in today’s world.