Saudi Arabia

10 June 2019, Riyadh

Note to Correspondents: Meeting of the Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs, Rosemary A. DiCarlo, with H.E. Abdrabuh Mansour Hadi, President of the Republic of Yemen

The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs, Rosemary DiCarlo, met today with H.E. Abdrabuh Mansour Hadi, President of the Republic of Yemen, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. During the meeting, President Hadi and Ms.

16 September 2018, Jeddah

Remarks at press conference with Foreign Minister Adel Ahmed Al-Jubeir of Saudi Arabia

I am extremely happy to be here in Jeddah, as I had the opportunity to witness a historic moment. The signature of the peace agreement between the President of Eritrea and the Prime Minister of Ethiopia is indeed a historic event. We have seen a conflict that has lasted for decades ending, and that has a very important meaning in a world where we see, unfortunately, so many conflicts multiplying and lasting forever.
 

16 September 2018, Jeddah

Secretary-General's remarks at press conference with Foreign Minister Adel Ahmed Al-Jubeir of Saudi Arabia

I am extremely happy to be here in Jeddah, as I had the opportunity to witness a historic moment. The signature of the peace agreement between the President of Eritrea and the Prime Minister of Ethiopia is indeed a historic event. We have seen a conflict that has lasted for decades ending, and that has a very important meaning in a world where we see, unfortunately, so many conflicts multiplying and lasting forever.
 

17 April 2018, Riyadh

Opening remarks at joint press conference with Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia Adel al-Jubeir

Ladies and gentlemen from the press, thank you very much for your presence.

17 April 2018, Riyadh

Remarks at the 16th meeting of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Centre Advisory Board

I thank the Government and the people of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for their hospitality.  
 
I want to express my deep gratitude to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for its generous support to the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Centre, a support without which the Centre, would probably never have been able to be born.
 
And I thank Ambassador Al Mouallimi for his able chairmanship of this Advisory Board.
 

17 April 2018, Riyadh

Secretary-General's remarks at joint press conference with Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia Adel al-Jubeir [with Q&A]

Ladies and gentlemen from the press, thank you very much for your presence.

16 April 2018, Riyadh

Secretary-General's comments at the King Salman Humanitarian Centre

The King Salman Humanitarian Centre is today one of the most important humanitarian actors and has established partnerships with lots of UN agencies and non-governmental organizations. It is today one of the actors that gives hope to so many people that are suffering because of conflict, because of natural disasters, because of all the dramas in today’s world. KS relief is today a very important pillar of humanitarian aid in the world. And I am very happy with the fact that there is such a strong cooperation between KS relief and the UN humanitarian agencies.

26 February 2018, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Secretary-General's video message to Riyadh International Humanitarian Forum

I thank the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for organizing this forum.
 
With humanitarian needs higher than ever, we must do more to assist the most vulnerable and ensure the protection of civilians.  
 
Crises in Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Libya and the occupied Palestinian territory are causing horrendous suffering.  
 
Yet humanitarians face numerous obstacles, including life-threatening ones, reaching people in need.