USG Statements and Speeches

2016
Remarks at Syria Pledging Conference Plenary Session, 4 February
Statement to the Security Council on Syria, 27 January
Statement on preparations for the World Humanitarian Summit, 21 January
 Reply from USG/ERC O'Brien to NGO open letter on Syria, 18 January
The humanitarian consequences of El-Niño and the need for urgent action, 8 January
2015
, 16 December
Statement to the Press on Syria [EN - AR], 14 December
Global Humanitarian Overview 2016 - Remarks to the press, 7 December
Opening Remarks to the Sixth Annual Conference For Effective Partnerships & Information Sharing for Better Humanitarian Action, Kuwait City, 30 November
Statement on preparations for the World Humanitarian Summit: the path to Istanbul, 24 November
Statement on Yemen, 24 November
Remarks to the Informal meeting of the General Assembly on ways to enhance a comprehensive approach to the global humanitarian and refugee crisis, 20 November
Statement to the Security Council on Syria, 16 November
Statement to the German Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid, Berlin, 11 November
Remarks to the press, Helsinki, 10 November
Remarks to the World Food Programme Executive Board Meeting Rome, 9 November
Statement to the Security Council on Syria, 27 October
‘The Road to Istanbul and Beyond’ - Remarks to the Global Consultation for the World Humanitarian Summit, 16 October
Opening Remarks to the Global Consultation for the World Humanitarian Summit, 14 October
Remarks to the Member State session on the Global Consultation for the World Humanitarian Summit, 13 October
Statement on Yemen [EN - AR], 8 October
Statement on Afghanistan, 3 October
Statement on the Central African Republic [EN - FR], 2 October
Remarks to Side Event on the margins of the General Assembly “Solutions to the Conflict in Yemen”, 2 October
Remarks to High-Level Event on Call to Action on Protection from Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies, 1 October
Remarks to the ICRC High-Level panel debate: “Uniting around the Principle of Humanity” , 30 September
Remarks to the High-Level Discussion on the Future of Humanitarian Financing, 26 September
Opening Statement to High-Level Event on the Lake Chad Basin, 25 September
Statement on Ukraine, 24 September
Remarks to the press from Amman, 20 September
Briefing to all Member States on the World Humanitarian Summit, 18 September
Remarks to the Annual Meeting of Catholic aid agencies operating in Syria and Iraq, 17 September
Statement to the Security Council on Syria, 16 September
Opening remarks to the fifth Syria top donor meeting, 1 September
Statement to the Security Council on Syria, 27 August
Briefing to the Security Council on the humanitarian situation in South Sudan, 25 August
Remarks to event marking World Humanitarian Day, 19 August
Statement to the Security Council on Yemen, 19 August
Press statement on Syria, 17 August
Remarks to the press from Aden, Yemen, 12 August
Briefing to the Security Council on Syria, 28 July
Statement to the Security Council on Yemen, 28 July
Remarks to the press on South Sudan, 25 July
Statement on Yemen, 15 July
Statement to the International Conference on Ebola Recovery, 10 July
Statement on the humanitarian situation in Yemen, 7 July
“Setting the Scene” Remarks to the World Humanitarian Summit Regional Consultation for the Pacific Region Auckland, New Zealand, 30 June
Opening Remarks to the World Humanitarian Summit Regional Consultation for the Pacific Region Auckland, New Zealand, 30 June
Statement to the Security Council on Syria, 29 June
Remarks to the press on Yemen, 25 June
Remarks at the launch of the revised 2015 Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan, 19 June
Closing remarks at the ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment, 19 June
Opening remarks to the Panel on Addressing Capacity and Resource Challenges through Humanitarian Financing, 18 June
Opening remarks to the Humanitarian Affairs Segment of the 2015 Economic and Social Council, 17 June
Opening remarks to the High-level Event on the South Sudan humanitarian crisis and its effect on the region, 16 June
Remarks to the High-level Event of the future of humanitarian action, 16 June
Closing Remarks to the Global Forum on Improving Humanitarian Action, 5 June