Honored Dr. Justina Mutale, President of the Justina Mutale Foundation Your Excellency, President Atifete Jahjaga Excellencies! Dear women and girls from around the world, It is my pleasure to participate in this World Summit on Woman and Girls, which celebrates today the 2020 United Nations International Day of the...

“The future we want, the United Nations we need: reaffirming our collective commitment to multilateralism – confronting COVID-19 through effective multilateral action.”  Mr. President of the General Assembly, Mr. Secretary-General, Distinguished delegates, Let me begin by warmly congratulating His Excellency Ambassador Volkan Bozkir of Turkey, on his election to...

Mr. President, Excellences, Ladies and gentlemen, Born from the ashes of the Second World War, the United Nations was established to save successive generations from the scourge of war, which twice, in the first half of the 20th century, brought untold sorrow to humankind. While the international community has...

Honorable Mrs. Hajdari, Honorable Mr. Speaker of the Assembly, Mr. Prime Minister, Honorable Ambassador Soreca, Excellency Ambassadors, Distinguished members of the National Council for European Integration, In this first meeting held by the National Council of European Integration after the decision of the European Council of March 25, I...

Dear President Duda, Madam Mogherini, Dear colleagues, In my remarks today I want to focus on three major issues: First on the integration process of our countries. “World peace cannot be safeguarded without the making of creative efforts proportionate to the dangers which threaten it…. Europe will not be made...

“Making the United Nations relevant to all people: Global leadership and shared responsibilities for peaceful, equitable and sustainable societies” New York “Madam President, Excellences, Ladies and Gentlemen, Let me first join you all in congratulating and wishing success to Madam President Espinosa Garcés, and assuring her Excellency of...