We are honoured to visit Somalia at this time. We would like to thank you for your warm welcome and hospitality. We are here to convey our strong solidarity to the people of Somalia.
This morning, upon arrival, we had a series of very constructive discussions with the President and other...
Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen of the media. It is a great pleasure to see you.
As you may be aware, this morning I arrived from Germany, after having participated in the second Bonn Conference on Afghanistan.
Peace and development in Afghanistan will require commitment from the government...
It is a great pleasure and privilege to be with you today.
President Zuma, we thank you – and the citizens of South Africa and particularly the citizens of Durban – for your gracious and stirring welcome.
The negotiations over the coming days will be challenging. This we know. Let us therefore...
Your Excellency Chancellor Merkel,
Your Excellency President Karzai,
Foreign Minister Westerwelle,
Foreign Minister Rassoul,
The twenty-fifth anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Right to Development is an occasion to celebrate its visionary promise of people-centred development and to recommit to making this a reality.
Today we honour the 2,300 fallen heroes from 11 countries who found their final rest in this quiet and sacred place.
As Secretary-General of the United Nations, as a Korean and above all as a citizen of our world I pay my deepest respects to the 2,300 fallen heroes.
More than half a century ago,...
As the people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo are preparing to vote, I would like to reiterate the support of the United Nations to this historical process. These elections are crucial for the country's progress towards stabilization and development.
Ladies and Gentlemen,
I thank the Portuguese presidency for focusing the Security Council's attention on three of the defining challenges of our times: transnational organized crime, pandemics and climate change. And I thank the Foreign Minister of Portugal for...
I am honoured to be here in Kalimantan to open this United Nations Office for REDD+ Coordination in Indonesia, UNORCID.
In January this year, President [Susilo Bambang] Yudhoyono announced that Central Kalimantan would be Indonesia's REDD+ Pilot Province.
The reason for this choice was clear:...
As the President of the General Assembly President has just briefed, last week I visited Libya together with the President of the General Assembly to congratulate the Libyan people on their liberation.
We went to affirm the commitment of the United Nations to assisting Libya's transition to...