Past General Assembly Debates

<p>General Debate of the 65th Session</p>
23 September 2010 to 29 September 2010

23 September 2010

Morning Session

Secretary-General of the United Nations
H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon
Secretary-General
President of the General Assembly (opening)
H.E. Mr. Joseph Deiss
President of the 65th Session of the General Assembly
Brazil
Brazil
H.E. Mr. Celso Luiz Nunes Amorim
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Switzerland
H.E. Ms. Doris Leuthart
President
United States of America
H.E. Mr. Barack Obama
President
Malawi
H.E. Mr. Bingu Wa Mutharika
President
Costa Rica
Costa Rica
H.E. Ms. Laura Chinchilla Miranda
President
Sri Lanka
H.E. Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa
President
Turkey
H.E. Mr. Abdullah Gül
President
Qatar
H.H. Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani
Amir
Kenya
Kenya
H.E. Mr. Mwai Kibaki
President
Tajikistan
H.E. Mr. Emomali Rahmon
President
Peru
H.E. Mr. Alan García Pérez
President
Ukraine
H.E. Mr. Viktor Yanukovych
President
China
China
H.E. Mr. Wen Jiabao
Prime Minister
Canada
Canada
H.E. Mr. Stephen Harper
Prime Minister

Afternoon Session

Georgia
Georgia
H.E. Mr. Mikheil Saakashvili
President
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
President
Slovakia
H.E. Mr. Ivan Gašparovič
President
Jordan
H.M. Mr. Abdullah II
King
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Democratic Republic of the Congo
H.E. Mr. JOSEPH KABILA KABANGE
President
Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan
H.E. Mr. Ilham Heydar oglu Aliyev
President
Panama
H.E. Mr. Ricardo Martinelli Berrocal
President
Cameroon
Cameroon
H.E. Mr. Mr. Paul Biya
President
Chile
Chile
H.E. Mr. SEBASTIÁN PIÑERA
President
Albania
Albania
H.E. Mr. Bamir Topi
President
Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
H.E. Mr. Leonel Fernández Reyna
President
Lithuania
H.E. Ms. Dalia Grybauskaitė
President
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
H.E. Mr. Evo Morales Ayma
President
Niger
H.E. Mr. Lieutenant-General Salou Djibo
President
Sierra Leone
H.E. Mr. Ernest Bai Koroma
President
Belgium
Belgium
H.E. Mr. Steven Vanackere
Deputy Prime Minister
Benin
Benin
H.E. Mr. Jean-Marie Ehouzou

Iraq
Iraq
H.E. Mr. Jalal Talabani
President

24 September 2010

Morning Session

Hungary
Hungary
H.E. Mr. Pál Schmitt
President
Argentina
Argentina
H.E. Ms. Cristina Fernández
President
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
H.E. Mr. Nicholas Clegg
Deputy Prime Minister
Gabon
H.E. Mr. Ali Bongo Ondimba
President
Lebanon
Lebanon
H.E. Mr. General Michel Sleiman
President
Senegal
H.E. Mr. Abdoulaye Wade
President
Finland
Finland
H.E. Ms. Tarja Halonen
President
Palau
H.E. Mr. Johnson Toribiong
President
Cyprus
Cyprus
H.E. Mr. Demetris Christofias
President
Nigeria
H.E. Mr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan
President
Kuwait
Kuwait
H.H. Sheikh Naser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah
Prime Minister
Japan
Japan
H.E. Mr. Naoto Kan
Prime Minister
Luxembourg
H.E. Mr. Jean Asselborn
Deputy Prime Minister

Afternoon Session

Liberia
Liberia
H.E. Ms. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
President
Colombia
Colombia
H.E. Mr. Juan Manuel Santos Calderón
President
Zimbabwe
H.E. Mr. Robert Mugabe
President
Haiti
H.E. Mr. René Garcia Préval
President
Rwanda
H.E. Mr. Paul Kagame
President
Namibia
H.E. Mr. Hifikepunye Pohamba
President
Guyana
Guyana
H.E. Mr. Bharrat Jagdeo
President
Comoros
Comoros
H.E. Mr. Ahmed Abdallah Sambi
President
El Salvador
El Salvador
H.E. Mr. Carlos Mauricio Funes Cartagena
President
Estonia
Estonia
H.E. Mr. Toomas Hendrik Ilves
President
Philippines
H.E. Mr. Benigno Aquino III
President
Montenegro
H.E. Mr. Filip Vujanović
President
Uganda
H.E. Mr. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni
President
Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Lao People’s Democratic Republic
H.E. Mr. Choummaly Sayasone
President
Nauru
H.E. Mr. Marcus Stephen
President
Latvia
Latvia
H.E. Mr. Valdis Zatlers
President
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
H.E. Mr. Gjorge Ivanov
President
Togo
H.E. Mr. Gilbert Fossoun Houngbo
Prime Minister
Romania
H.E. Mr. Emil Boc
Prime Minister
Saint Lucia
H.E. Mr. Stephenson King
Prime Minister
New Zealand
H.E. Mr. Murray McCully
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Congo
Congo
H.E. Mr. Basile Kouebe
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Honduras
Honduras
H.E. Mr. Mario Canahuati
Secretary of State
Iceland
Iceland
H.E. Mr. Össur Skarphéðinsson
Minister for Foreign Affairs

25 September 2010

Morning Session

Marshall Islands
H.E. Mr. Mr. Jurelang Zedkaia
President
Dominica
Dominica
H.E. Mr. Nicholas Joseph Orville Liverpool
President
eSwatini
H.M. Mr. King Mswati III
Head of State
Serbia
H.E. Mr. Boris Tadić
President
Suriname
H.E. Mr. Desiré Delano Bouterse
President
Guinea-Bissau
Guinea-Bissau
H.E. Mr. Malam Bacai Sanhá
President
Somalia
H.E. Mr. Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed
President
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina
H.E. Mr. Haris Silajdžić
President
Slovenia
H.E. Mr. Borut Pahor
Prime Minister
Portugal
H.E. Mr. José Socrates
Prime Minister
Netherlands
H.E. Mr. Jan Peter Balkenende
Prime Minister
Palestine (State of)
H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Abbas
President
Mauritania
H.E. Mr. Moulaye Ould Mohamed Laghdaf
Prime Minister
Germany
Germany
H.E. Mr. Guido Westerwelle
Vice-Chancellor
Egypt
Egypt
H.E. Mr. Ahmed Abdoul Gheit
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Australia
Australia
H.E. Mr. Kevin Rudd
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan
H.E. Mr. Kanat Saudabayev
Secretary of State

Afternoon Session

Timor-Leste
H.E. Mr. José Ramos-Horta
President
Czech Republic
Czech Republic
H.E. Mr. Václav Klaus
President
Kiribati
Kiribati
H.E. Mr. Anote Tong
President
Burundi
Burundi
H.E. Mr. Gervais Rufyikiri
Vice-President
Micronesia (Federated States of)
H.E. Mr. Alik L. Alik
Vice-President
Bangladesh
Bangladesh
H.E. Mrs. Sheikh Hasina
Prime Minister
Italy
Italy
H.E. Mr. Franco Frattini
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Spain
H.E. Mr. Miguel Angel Moratinos Cuyaube
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Austria
Austria
H.E. Mr. Michael Spindelegger
Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs
South Africa
H.E. Ms. Maite Nkoana-Mashabane
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Armenia
Armenia
H.E. Mr. Edward Nalbandian
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Republic of Korea
H.E. Mr. Shin Kak-Soo
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade

27 September 2010

Morning Session

Ecuador
Ecuador
H.E. Mr. Lenín Moreno Garcés
Vice-President
Botswana
Botswana
H.E. Mr. Mompati Merafhe
Vice-President
Maldives
H.E. Mr. Mohamed Waheed
Vice-President
United Republic of Tanzania
H.E. Mr. Mizengo Pinda
Prime Minister
Sudan
H.E. Mr. Ali Osman Mohamed Taha
Vice-President
Jamaica
H.E. Mr. Orette Bruce Golding
Prime Minister
Malaysia
H.E. Mr. Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak
Prime Minister
Fiji
Fiji
H.E. Mr. Commodore Josaia Bainimarama
Prime Minister
Lesotho
Lesotho
H.E. Mr. Pakalitha Bethuel Mosisili
Prime Minister
Samoa
H.E. Mr. Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi
Prime Minister
San Marino
H.E. Ms. Antonella Mularoni
Prime Minister
Morocco
H.E. Mr. Abbas El Fassi
Prime Minister
Saint Kitts and Nevis
H.E. Mr. Sam Condor
Deputy Prime Minister
France
France
H.E. Mr. Bernard Kouchner
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Algeria
Algeria
H.E. Mr. Mourad Medelci
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan
H.E. Mr. Ruslan Kazakbaev
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Bahrain
Bahrain
H.E. Mr. Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Al Khalifa
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Cuba
Cuba
H.E. Mr. Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Seychelles
H.E. Mr. Jean-Paul Adam
Minister for Foreign Affairs

Afternoon Session

Papua New Guinea
H.E. Mr. Sir Michael Somare
Prime Minister
Mongolia
H.E. Mr. Batbold Sukhbaatar
Prime Minister
Antigua and Barbuda
Antigua and Barbuda
H.E. Mr. Winston Baldwin Spencer
Prime Minister
Andorra
Andorra
H.E. Mr. Jaume Bartumeu Cassany
Head of Government
Vanuatu
H.E. Mr. Edward Natapei
Prime Minister
Grenada
Grenada
H.E. Mr. Tillman Thomas
Prime Minister
Trinidad and Tobago
H.E. Ms. Kamla Persad-Bissessar
Prime Minister
Croatia
Croatia
H.E. Ms. Jadranka Kosor
Prime Minister
Afghanistan
Afghanistan
H.E. Mr. Zalmai Rassoul
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Nicaragua
H.E. Mr. Samuel Santos López
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Solomon Islands
H.E. Mr. Peter Shanel Agovaka
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
Ireland
Ireland
H.E. Mr. Micheál Martin
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Gambia (Republic of The)
Gambia (Republic of The)
H.E. Mr. Mamadou Tangara
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Sao Tome and Principe
H.E. Mr. Manuel Salvador dos Ramos
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Central African Republic
Central African Republic
H.E. Mr. General Antoine Gambi
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Mozambique
H.E. Mr. Oldemiro Marques Balói
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Zambia
H.E. Mr. Kalombo Mwansa
Minister of State
Brunei Darussalam
Brunei Darussalam
H.H. Prince Mohamed Bolkiah
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
Nepal
H.E. Mr. Bhim Bahadur Rawal
Minister of State

28 September 2010

Morning Session

Malta
H.E. Mr. Tonio Borg
Deputy Prime Minister
Yemen
H.E. Mr. Abubakr Al-Qirbi
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Israel
Israel
H.E. Mr. Avigdor Liberman
Deputy Prime Minister
Cambodia
Cambodia
H.E. Mr. Hor Namhong
Deputy Prime Minister
Bahamas
Bahamas
H.E. Mr. Theodore Brent Symonette
Deputy Prime Minister
Myanmar
H.E. Mr. U Nyan Win
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Singapore
H.E. Mr. George Yeo
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Syrian Arab Republic
H.E. Mr. Walid Al-Moualem
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Ghana
Ghana
H.E. Mr. Muhammad Mumuni
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Pakistan
H.E. Mr. Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Greece
Greece
H.E. Mr. Dimitris Droutsas
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Mauritius
H.E. Mr. Arvin Boolell
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Bulgaria
Bulgaria
H.E. Mr. Nickolay Mladenov
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Eritrea
Eritrea
H.E. Mr. Osman Mohammed Saleh
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Equatorial Guinea
Equatorial Guinea
H.E. Mr. Pastor Micha Ondo Bile
Minister for Foreign Affairs

Afternoon Session

Libya
Libya
H.E. Mr. Musa Abdussalam Kousa,

Oman
H.E. Mr. Sayyid Badr bin Hamad Al-Busaidi
Secretary for Foreign Affairs
Liechtenstein
H.E. Ms. Aurelia Frick
Minister of External Affairs
Tunisia
H.E. Mr. Kamel Morjane
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Indonesia
Indonesia
H.E. Mr. R.M. Marty Natalegawa
Minister for Foreign Affairs
United Arab Emirates
H.H. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Chad
Chad
H.E. Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Barbados
Barbados
H.E. Mr. Maxine Pamela Ometa McClean
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
Mali
H.E. Mr. Moctar Ouane
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Belarus
Belarus
H.E. Mr. Sergei Aleinik
Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs
Angola
Angola
H.E. Mr. George Rebelo Chicoti
Secretary of State
Mexico
H.E. Mr. Claude Heller
Permanent Representative
Denmark
Denmark
H.E. Mr. Carsten Staur
Permanent Representative
Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso
H.E. Mr. Michel Kafando
Permanent Representative
Tuvalu
H.E. Mr. Afelee Pita
Chairman
Sweden
H.E. Mr. Marten Grunditz
Chairman
Guatemala
Guatemala
H.E. Mr. Gert Rosenthal
Chairman
Cabo Verde
Cabo Verde
H.E. Mr. Antonio Pedro Monteiro Lima
Permanent Representative

29 September 2010

Morning Session

Belize
Belize
H.E. Mr. Wilfred Elrington
Minister for Foreign Affairs
India
India
H.E. Mr. S. M. Krishna
Minister of External Affairs
Uruguay
H.E. Mr. Luis Leonardo Almagro
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Côte d’Ivoire
Côte d’Ivoire
H.E. Mr. JEAN-MARIE KACOU GERVAIS
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Ethiopia
Ethiopia
H.E. Mr. Seyoum Mesfin
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Paraguay
H.E. Mr. Héctor Lacognata
Minister of External Affairs
Thailand
H.E. Mr. Kasit Piromya
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Holy See
Holy See
H.E. Mr. Archbishop Dominique Mamberti
Secretary of relations with States
Guinea
Guinea
H.E. Mr. Bakary Fofana
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Bhutan
Bhutan
H.E. Mr. Daw Penjo
Secretary for Foreign Affairs
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
H.E. Mr. Pak Kil Yon
Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs
Russian Federation
H.E. Mr. Vitaly Churkin
Permanent Representative to the UN

Afternoon Session

Republic of Moldova
H.E. Mr. Alexandru Cujba
Chairman
Monaco
H.E. Mrs. Isabelle Picco
Permanent Representative
Tonga
H.E. Mr. Sonatane Taumoepeau-Tupou
Chairman
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
H.E. Mr. Camillo Gonsalves
Chairman
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
H.E. Mr. Jorge Valero Briceño
Chairman
Norway
H.E. Mrs. Tine Mørch Smith
Permanent Representative
Poland
H.E. Mr. Witold Sobkow
Chairman
President of the General Assembly (closing)
H.E. Mr. Joseph Deiss
President of the General Assembly