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Speeches and Statements

11 Dec 2013 - 19:26
Good evening ladies and gentlemen. I am delighted to be back in Bangladesh at the behest of the Secretary-General. Since my arrival on 7 December, I have had discussions with a range of national stakeholders. I have met with the Prime Minister, the Opposition leader, the Foreign Minister and Foreign Secretary, the Chief Election Commissioner, a number of senior advisors to the Prime Minister and to the Opposition leader, as well as leaders of major political parties and representatives of civil society.
15 Jul 2013 - 15:36 | Washington D.C., USA
Friends and colleagues,
13 Jun 2013 - 10:45 | Geneva, Switzerland
Your Excellency, Mr. Didier Burkhalter, Vice-President of the Federal Council and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Government of Switzerland Your Excellency, Ambassador Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Director-General of the United Nations Office in Geneva Your Excellency, Ms. Navanethem Pillay, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights   Distinguished delegates, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen.  
22 Apr 2013 - 15:38 | Bangui, Central African Republic
I am visiting the Central African Republic today to express the grave concern of the United Nations about the deteriorating security and human rights situation in the country and to convey the solidarity with the people who are suffering and extremely vulnerable at this moment.
5 Apr 2013 - 17:21
Your Excellency Mr. Marty Natalegawa, Foreign Minister of Indonesia, Your Excellency Mr. Le Luong Minh, Secretary-General of ASEAN, Representatives of the Governments of ASEAN Member States, Representatives of the ASEAN Institutes of Strategic and International Studies (ASEAN ISIS), Excellencies, Distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen,   Selamat Pagi [good morning]