Seoul – It is an immense honour to be awarded the Seoul Peace Prize. I thank the custodians of the prize for this recognition.
Seoul – Thank you very much for this opportunity to speak with you. I am always happy to come home to Korea – but this trip is especially meaningful.
New York – Ms. Paula Rice Jackson, President of the United Nations Association-New York, Mr. Richard Lui, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, This has been quite a week at the United Nations.
New York – The refugee agency and its partners are ready to send thousands of pre-positioned emergency aid packages to families in previously inaccessible areas of Syria if a proposed four-day ceasefire over this weekend’s Eid Al Adha holiday takes hold.
New York – The Secretary-General condemns in the strongest possible terms the violent attack which took place tonight at the home of Dr. Denis Mukwege, the founder and Director-General of the Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, South Kivu Province in eastern DRC. He is outraged to learn that armed men entered the home of Dr. Mukwege and held his family… Read More »