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Speeches

Speeches 2015

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.

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16 April 2015
Secretary-General’s message delivered by the Acting Director-General at the Fourth Annual Moscow Conference on International Security - Plenary Session - Global Security: challenges and perspective
16 April 2015
124e Cérémonie de remise des diplômes de l’École Hôtelière de Genève (EHG), Prononcé au nom du Directeur général par Corinne Momal-Vanian, Directrice du Service de la gestion des Conférences, ONUG
14 April 2015
Remarks of the Acting Director-General at the 66th session of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
9 April 2015
Remarks of the Acting Director-General at the commemoration of the International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda
1 April 2015
Remarks of the Acting Director-General at the exhibition "More than Mines", organized by the Permanent Mission of Japan and UNMAS
31 March 2015
Remarks of the Acting Director-General at the exhibition "Exoplanets 2015", organized by the Permanent Mission of the Slovak Republic
30 March 2015
Remarks of the Acting Director-General at the 40th Anniversary Event for the Biological Weapons Convention
19 March 2015
Remarks of the Acting Director-General at the event, entitled “Pulling Together the UN System in Conflict-Prone States: Problems and Prospects?”
19 March 2015
Statement of the Director-General during Youssou N'Dour's concert on the occasion of the International day of Francophonie (in French)
19 March 2015
Statement of Mr. Michael Møller, Acting Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament and Personal Representative of the Secretary-General to the Conference at the Informal Conference on Disarmament Civil Society Forum
16 March 2015
Remarks of the Acting Director-General at the ITC Film Screening of “A Small Section of the World”
12 March 2015
Remarks of the Acting Director-General at the Annual Sergio Vieira de Mello Lecture “Leadership Challenges in a World in Turmoil”
11 March 2015
Remarks of the Acting Director-General at the event, entitled “From Vision to Implementation: how can we make the SDGs a reality?”
10 March 2015
Remarks of the Acting Director-General at the UNOG Library Talk «Société des Nations: Terrain d’expérimentation des Nations Unies»
6 March 2015
Remarks of the Acting Director-General at the 5th edition of Ciné ONU Geneva: “Women and Men”
5 March 2015
Allocution de M. Michael Møller, Directeur général par intérim, à l'exposition intitulé "Les manuscrits de Tombouctou. La sauvegarde d’un trésor"
4 March 2015
Remarks of the Acting Director-General at the exhibition "Musical Promises", organized by the Permanent Mission of the Sultanate of Oman
4 March 2015
Allocution de M. Michael Møller, Directeur général par intérim, au concert de l’Orchestre des Nations Unies intitulé "La Suisse en musique" célébrant le bicentenaire de l'entrée de Genève dans la Confédération suisse
3 March 2015
Message of the Secretary-General at the 13th edition of the Film Festival and International Forum on Human Rights "Israel and Palestine, facing peace" (in French)
3 March 2015
Message delivered on the Acting Director-General's behalf by Ms. Ruth Hahn-Weinert, Officer-in-Charge, UNOG Library, at the exhibition entitled, “What else does amber have in mind? ”
27 February 2015
Remarks of the Acting Director-General at the Launch of the White Paper on Peacebuilding
27 February 2015
Remarks of the Acting Director-General at the Briefing on the occasion of 20th Anniversary of the Recognition by the International Community of the Legal Status of Permanent Neutrality of Turkmenistan
26 February 2015
Remarks of the Acting Director-General at the 3rd edition of the Food for Talks Series “Strengthening Resilience to Disasters for Agriculture and Food & Nutrition Security”
25 February 2015
Remarks of the Acting Director-General at the Annual Civil Society Briefing
20 February 2015
Remarks of the Acting Director-General at the 15th International Agenda-setting Conference
19 February 2015
Remarks of the Acting Director-General at the 18th International Meeting of Mine Action National Programme Directors and United Nations Advisers, entitled “More than Mines: The Evolution of Mine Action”
18 February 2015
Remarks of the Acting Director-General at the 4th edition of Ciné ONU Geneva - Screening of the film DIFRET (“Courage”)
17 February 2015
Remarks of the Acting Director-General at the concert "Musical Promises", organized by the Permanent Missions of Lithuania and Georgia
11 February 2015
Remarks of the Acting Director-General at the event, entitled “Disarmament Education: Past Best Practice for the Future”, organized by the Strategic Concept for the Removal of Arms and Proliferation (SCRAP)
6 February 2015
Message delivered on the Acting Director-General's behalf by Mr. Christian Friis Bach, Executive Secretary of UNECE, at the exhibition entitled, “Couper la rose” on the occasion of the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation
27 January 2015
Remarks of the Acting Director-General at the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust
27 January 2015
Remarks of the Acting Director-General at the exhibition "Le monde savait : La mission de Jan Karski pour l’Humanité "
20 January 2015
Message of the United Nations Secretary-General to the Conference on Disarmament, delivered by the Director-General and Acting Secretary General to the Conference
19 January 2015
Message delivered on the Acting Director-General's behalf by Ms. Charlotte Warakaulle, Chief of the Political Affairs and Partnerships Section, at the event entitled, “Post-2015 development agenda and accountability: a data revolution anchored in human rights to make the SDGs a reality for all”
19 January 2015
Rermarks of the Director-General at the End of the year Reception of the Diplomatic Club (English and French)
15 January 2015
Remarks of the Director-General at the CIUTI Forum 2015
14 January 2015
Remarks of the Director-General at the Conference on “Education for Peace”
9 January 2015
Remarks of the Acting Director-General at the Commemoration of victims of attack on Charlie Hebdo