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Speeches 2016

The Director-General is often invited to speak on the work of the Organization at conferences, seminars and other types of meetings as well as at opening of cultural events. Many of these speeches and statements are made available to the public.

All publicly available speeches and statements are listed in chronological order. If you wish to search for a particular topic and/or event, you can use the regular search function of the website.

9 February 2016
Director-General's remarks on the occasion of the Panel Discussion on “Disarmament and Collective Security” Research Project
6 February 2016
Director-General's remarks entitlled “The need for an integrated and inclusive frame for sustainable economic progress” delivered at Warwick Economics Summit
27 January 2016
Message delivered on behalf of the Director-General by Mr. Salman Bal, Senior Political Coordination Adviser, Office of the Director-General of UNOG at the event entitled "Geneva Engage: E-participation for International Geneva"
26 January 2016
Welcome remarks delivered by Mr. David A. Chikvaidze, Chef de Cabinet on behalf of the Director-General at the UNOG Library Talk: book launch of “Humanitarian Work Psychology and the Global Development Agenda: Case studies and interventions”, edited by Ishbel McWha-Hermann, Douglas C. Maynard, Mary O'Neill Berry
15 January 2016
Director-General's remarks at the event entitled “Caring For Our Common Home” on the Encyclical Letter Laudato Si’
14 January 2016
Director-General's remarks at the New Year’s reception of the German International Club in Geneva (in English and German)
13 January 2016
Director-General's remarks during the 6th edition of the Ferney Model of United Nations (FerMUN) (in English and French)