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15 Jan 2019 - 17:50 | New York
DPPA is calling for $30 million in voluntary funding in 2019 to meet growing global demand for conflict prevention, mediation, electoral support and peacebuilding expertise.
5 Dec 2018 - 21:23 | Bogotá
The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Rosemary A. DiCarlo, concluded her first visit to Colombia today by reaffirming the UN's commitment to continue to accompany national efforts to implement the Peace Agreement.
5 Nov 2018 - 18:55 | New York
Mr. Chairman, [Ambassador Dee‑Maxwell Saah Kemayah, Sr., Permanent Representative of Liberia], Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen,   On behalf of the Secretary-General, I am pleased to address the Fourth Committee on his sixth report entitled “Overall policy matters pertaining to special political missions”. We deeply appreciate the Committee’s continued support on this important issue.
27 Sep 2018 - 18:32 | New York
Foreign Minister Soreide, Prime Minister Hamdallah, Minister Hanegbi, Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, We are grateful to Norway for convening and chairing this forum. Last year and again in March, this forum noted the deeply worrying trends in the occupied Palestinian territory and the rapidly deteriorating humanitarian and socio-economic situation. Since then, the situation has worsened.
26 Sep 2018 - 18:52 | New York
“Upholding the UN Charter and the Purposes and Principles of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM): Towards a Culture of Peace”   Distinguished Chair of the Non-Aligned Movement, H.E. Mr. Jorge Arreaza, Foreign Minister of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Distinguished President of the 73rd Session of the General Assembly, H.E. Ms. Maria Fernanda Espinosa, Distinguished Ministers members of the Non-Aligned Movement, Ladies and gentlemen,
15 Nov 2017 - 16:04 | Bogotá, Colombia
Good afternoon. I wanted to make a few remarks publicly as I conclude this visit, which is the fifth time that I have been to Colombia over the past two and half years. As always, I appreciate the warm reception received by everyone who gave of their time to meet with me and to share their insights on the peace process and their recommendations for the United Nations.
31 Oct 2017 - 16:56 | New York
Mr. Chairman, Distinguished delegates, Ladies and gentlemen, I have the pleasure to address the Fourth Committee on behalf of Under-Secretary-General Feltman and introduce the Secretary-General’s latest report on “Overall policy matters pertaining to special political missions”, requested by the General Assembly in resolution 71/100. USG Feltman regrets that his schedule did not allow him to be here today.
17 Oct 2017 - 15:23
United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman visited Myanmar from October 13 to October 17 at the invitation of the Government.  In Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw, he met with State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and Tatmadaw Commander-in-Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, among other officials, as well as with representatives of Myanmar’s civil society.
18 Sep 2017 - 13:56 | New York
Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen. We are grateful to Norway for convening and chairing this important forum. 
21 Jul 2017 - 16:16
The Ninth General Meeting between the United Nations (UN) system and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and its associated institutions was held at the UN Headquarters in New York on 20 and 21 July 2017.  The UN Secretary-General, Mr.