Past General Assembly Debates

General Debate of the 67th Session
25 September 2012 to 01 October 2012

25 September 2012

Morning Session

Secretary-General of the United Nations
H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon
Secretary-General
Président de l‘Assemblée générale (ouverture)
President of the General Assembly (opening)
H.E. Mr. Vuk Jeremić
President of the 68th Session of the General Assembly
Brazil
Brazil
H.E. Mrs. Dilma Rousseff
President
États-Unis d‘Amérique
United States of America
H.E. Mr. Barack Obama
President
Serbia
H.E. Mr. Tomislav Nikolić
President
Benin
Benin
H.E. Mr. Boni Yayi
President
Finland
Finland
H.E. Mr. Sauli Niinistö
President
Cyprus
Cyprus
H.E. Mr. Demetris Christofias
President
Qatar
H.H. Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani
Amir
Bulgaria
Bulgaria
H.E. Mr. Rosen Plevneliev
President
Indonesia
Indonesia
H.E. Mr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
President
Georgia
Georgia
H.E. Mr. Mikheil Saakashvili
President
Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
H.E. Mr. Danilo Medina Sánchez
President
France
France
H.E. Mr. François Hollande
President
Lithuania
H.E. Mrs. Dalia Grybauskaitė
President
Honduras
Honduras
H.E. Mr. Porfirio Lobo Sosa
President
Namibia
H.E. Mr. Hifikepunye Pohamba
President

Afternoon Session

Rwanda
H.E. Mr. Paul Kagame
President
Switzerland
H.E. Mrs. Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf
President
Argentina
Argentina
H.E. Mrs. Cristina Fernández
President
Senegal
H.E. Mr. Macky Sall
President
South Africa
H.E. Mr. Jacob Zuma
President
Panama
H.E. Mr. Ricardo Martinelli Berrocal
President
Jordan
H.M. Mr. Abdullah II Bin Al Hussein
King
Hungary
Hungary
H.E. Mr. János Áder
President
Pakistan
H.E. Mr. Asif Ali Zardari
President
El Salvador
El Salvador
H.E. Mr. Carlos Mauricio Funes Cartagena
President
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Democratic Republic of the Congo
H.E. Mr. Joseph Kabila Kabange
President
Gabon
H.E. Mr. Ali Bongo Ondimba
President
Slovakia
H.E. Mr. Ivan Gašparovič
President
Nigeria
H.E. Mr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan
President
Marshall Islands
H.E. Mr. Christopher Jorebon Loeak
President
Nauru
H.E. Mr. Sprent Arumogo Dabwido
President
Czech Republic
Czech Republic
H.E. Mr. Václav Klaus
President
Afghanistan
Afghanistan
H.E. Mr. Hâmid Karzai
President
Uganda
H.E. Mr. Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi
Vice-President
Spain
H.E. Mr. Mariano Rajoy Brey, Government of Kingdom of Spain
Prime Minister
Timor-Leste
H.E. Mr. Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão
Prime Minister

26 September 2012

Morning Session

Yemen
H.E. Mr. Abdrabuh Mansour Hadi Mansour
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Liberia
Liberia
H.E. Mrs. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
President
Zambia
H.E. Mr. Michael Chilufya Sata
President
Luxembourg
H.E. Mr. Henri of Luxembourg
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Ukraine
H.E. Mr. Viktor Yanukovych
President
Ghana
Ghana
H.E. Mr. John Dramani Mahama
President
Iran (République islamique d’)
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
President
Kenya
Kenya
H.E. Mr. Mwai Kibaki
President
Poland
H.E. Mr. Bronisław Komorowski
President
Egypt
Egypt
H.E. Mr. Mohamed Morsy
President
Mexico
H.E. Mr. Felipe Calderón Hinojosa
President
Royaume-Uni de Grande-Bretagne et d’Irlande du Nord
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
H.E. Mr. David Cameron
Prime Minister
Japan
Japan
H.E. Mr. Yoshihiko Noda
Prime Minister
European Union
European Union
H.E. Mr. Herman Van Rompuy
President of the European Council
Kuwait
Kuwait
H.E. Mr. Jaber Al Mubarak Al Hamad Al Sabah
Prime Minister
Italy
Italy
H.E. Mr. Mario Monti
Prime Minister
Australia
Australia
H.E. Mrs. Julia Gillard
Prime Minister

Afternoon Session

Colombia
Colombia
H.E. Mr. Juan Manuel Santos Calderón
President
Eswatini
H.E. Mr. Mswati III
King
Guatemala
Guatemala
H.E. Mr. Otto Fernando Pérez Molina
President
Madagascar
H.E. Mr. Andry Nirina Rajoelina
President
Republic of Moldova
H.E. Mr. Nicolae Timofti
President
Estonia
Estonia
H.E. Mr. Toomas Hendrik Ilves
President
Malawi
H.E. Mrs. Joyce Hilda Mtila Banda
President
Kiribati
Kiribati
H.E. Mr. Anote Tong
President
Zimbabwe
H.E. Mr. Robert Mugabe
President
Haiti
H.E. Mr. Michel Joseph Martelly
President
Latvia
Latvia
H.E. Mr. Andris Bērziņš
President
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
H.E. Mr. Evo Morales Ayma
President
Gambia (Republic of The)
Gambia (Republic of The)
H.E. Mrs. Isatou Njie-Saidy
Vice-President
Niger
H.E. Mr. Mohamed Bazoum
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Belgium
Belgium
H.E. Mr. Elio Di Rupo
Prime Minister
Mali
H.E. Mr. Modibo Diarra
Prime Minister
Romania
H.E. Mr. Titus Corlatean
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Côte D’Ivoire
Côte d’Ivoire
H.E. Mr. Daniel Kablan Duncan
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Cameroon
Cameroon
H.E. Mr. Pierre Moukoko Mbonjo
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Central African Republic
Central African Republic
H.E. Mr. Antoine Gambi
Minister for Foreign Affairs

27 September 2012

Morning Session

Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina
H.E. Mr. Bakir Izetbegović
Chairman of the Presidency
Mongolia
H.E. Mr. Elbegdorj Tsakhia
President
Tunisia
H.E. Mr. Moncef Marzouki
President
Guyana
Guyana
H.E. Mr. Donald Rabindranauth Ramotar
President
Myanmar
H.E. Mr. Thein Sein
President
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
H.E. Mr. Gjorge Ivanov
President
Equatorial Guinea
Equatorial Guinea
H.E. Mr. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
President
Comoros
Comoros
H.E. Mr. Ikililou Dhoinine
President
Brunei Darussalam
Brunei Darussalam
Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah
Crown Prince
Jamaica
H.E. Mrs. Portia Simpson Miller
Prime Minister
Cabo Verde
Cabo Verde
H.E. Mr. Jorge Carlos De Almeida Fonseca
President
Palestine (State of)
H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Abbas
President
Slovenia
H.E. Mr. Janez Janša
Prime Minister
Israel
Israel
H.E. Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu
Prime Minister
Lesotho
Lesotho
H.E. Mr. Thomas Motsoahae Thabane
Prime Minister

Afternoon Session

Micronesia (Federated States of)
H.E. Mr. Emanuel Mori
President
Maldives
H.E. Mr. Mohamed Waheed
President
Paraguay
H.E. Mr. Luis Federico Franco Gómez
President
Albania
Albania
H.E. Mr. Bujar Nishani
President
Libya
Libya
H.E. Mr. Mohamed Yousef El-Magariaf
Chairman
Burundi
Burundi
H.E. Mr. Thérence Sinunguruza
Vice-President
Seychelles
H.E. Mr. Danny Faure
Vice-President
Iraq
Iraq
H.E. Mr. Khudier Alkhuzae
President
South Sudan
H.E. Mr. Riek Machar Teny-Dhurgon
Vice-President
Antigua and Barbuda
Antigua and Barbuda
H.E. Mr. Winston Baldwin Spencer
Prime Minister
Lebanon
Lebanon
H.E. Mr. Najib Mikati
Prime Minister
Bangladesh
Bangladesh
H.E. Mrs. Sheikh Hasina
Prime Minister
Thailand
H.E. Mrs. Yingluck Shinawatra
Prime Minister
Solomon Islands
H.E. Mr. Gordon Darcy Lilo
Prime Minister
Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan
H.E. Mr. Asylbek Jeenbekov
Speaker of Parliament
Somalia
H.E. Mr. Abdiweli Mohamed Ali
Prime Minister
Turkmenistan
H.E. Mr. Rashid Meredov
Deputy Prime Minister
Greece
Greece
H.E. Mr. Dimitris L. Avramopoulos
Minister for Foreign Affairs
China
China
H.E. Mr. Yang Jiechi
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Norway
H.E. Mr. Espen Barth Eide
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Bahrain
Bahrain
H.E. Mr. Sheikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Bin Mohammed Al Khalifa
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Guinea
Guinea
H.E. Mr. Edouard Niankoye Lama
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Peru
H.E. Mr. Rafael Roncagliolo Orbegoso
Minister for Foreign Affairs

28 September 2012

Morning Session

Saint-Vincent-et-les Grenadines
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
H.E. Mr. Ralph Gonsalves
Prime Minister
Saint Lucia
H.E. Mr. Kenny Davis Anthony
Prime Minister
Bhutan
Bhutan
H.E. Mr. Lyonchoen Jigmi Yoezer Thinley
Prime Minister
Tonga
H.E. Mr. Lord Tu’ivakano
Prime Minister
San Marino
H.E. Mrs. Antonella Mularoni
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Samoa
H.E. Mr. Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi
Prime Minister
Saint Kitts and Nevis
H.E. Mr. Denzil Douglas
Prime Minister
Vanuatu
H.E. Mr. Meltek Sato Kilman Livtunvanu
Prime Minister
Germany
Germany
H.E. Mr. Guido Westerwelle
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Nepal
H.E. Mr. Narayan Kaji Shrestha
Deputy Prime Minister
Malta
H.E. Mr. Tonio Borg
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Netherlands
H.E. Mr. Uri Rosenthal
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Chile
Chile
H.E. Mr. Alfredo Moreno Charme
Minister for Foreign Affairs
United Republic of Tanzania
H.E. Mr. Bernard Kamillius Membe
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso
H.E. Mr. Djibrill Ypènè Bassolé
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Turkey
H.E. Mr. Ahmet Davutoğlu
Minister for Foreign Affairs

Afternoon Session

Croatia
Croatia
H.E. Mr. Zoran Milanovic
Prime Minister
Guinea-Bissau
Guinea-Bissau
Raimundo Pereira

Sao Tome and Principe
H.E. Mr. Patrice Emery Trovoada
Prime Minister
Ethiopia
Ethiopia
H.E. Mr. Hailemariam Desalegn
Prime Minister
Morocco
H.E. Mr. Prince Moulay Rachid
Crown Prince
Ireland
Ireland
H.E. Mr. Eamon Gilmore, Deputy Prime Minister
Deputy Prime Minister
Austria
Austria
H.E. Mr. Michael Spindelegger
Vice-Chancellor
Nicaragua
H.E. Mr. Samuel Santos López
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Russian Federation
H.E. Mr. Sergey V. Lavrov
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Lao People’s Democratic Republic
H.E. Mr. Thongloun Sisoulith
Deputy Prime Minister
Republic of Korea
H.E. Mr. KIM Sung-Hwan
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
Saudi Arabia
H.H. Prince Saud Al-Faisal
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Sweden
H.E. Mr. Carl Bildt
Minister for Foreign Affairs
United Arab Emirates
H.E. Mr. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Monaco
H.E. Mr. José Badia
Minister of External Affairs
Uzbekistan
H.E. Mr. Abdulaziz Kamilov
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan
H.E. Mr. Elmar Maharram Mammadyarov
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Fiji
Fiji
H.E. Mr. Ratu Inoke Kubuabola
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Andorra
Andorra
H.E. Mr. Gilbert Saboya Sunyé
Minister for Foreign Affairs

29 September 2012

Morning Session

Montenegro
H.E. Mr. Nebojša Kaludjerović
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Iceland
Iceland
H.E. Mr. Össur Skarphéðinsson
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan
H.E. Mr. Kairat Umarov
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Cambodia
Cambodia
H.E. Mr. Hor Namhong
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Tajikistan
H.E. Mr. Hamrokhon Zafiri
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Algeria
Algeria
H.E. Mr. Mourad Medelci
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Mozambique
H.E. Mr. Oldemiro Marques Balói
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Malaysia
H.E. Mr. Anifah Aman
Minister for Foreign Affairs
New Zealand
H.E. Mr. Murray Mccully
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Bahamas
Bahamas
H.E. Mr. Frederick A. Mitchell
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Liechtenstein
H.E. Mrs. Aurelia Frick
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Uruguay
H.E. Mr. Luis Almagro
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Tuvalu
H.E. Mr. Apisai Ielemia
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Singapore
H.E. Mr. K. Shanmugam
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Chad
Chad
H.E. Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Mauritania
H.E. Mr. M. Hamady Ould Hamady
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Sudan
H.E. Mr. Ali Ahmed Karti
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Papua New Guinea
H.E. Mr. Rimbink Pato
Prime Minister

01 October 2012

Morning Session

Canada
Canada
H.E. Mr. John Baird
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Armenia
Armenia
H.E. Mr. Edward Nalbandyan
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Oman
H.E. Mr. Yousef Bin Al-Alawi Bin Abdulla
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Cuba
Cuba
H.E. Mr. Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla
Minister for Foreign Affairs
India
India
H.E. Mr. S. M. Krishna
Minister of External Affairs
Djibouti
Djibouti
H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Ali Youssouf
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Syrian Arab Republic
H.E. Mr. Walid Al-Moualem
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Barbados
Barbados
H.E. Mrs. Maxine Pamela Ometa McClean
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Eritrea
Eritrea
H.E. Mr. Osman Mohammed Saleh
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Sri Lanka
H.E. Mr. Gamini Lakshman Peiris
Minister of External Affairs
Congo
Congo
H.E. Mr. Basile Ikouebe
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Mauritius
H.E. Mr. Arvin Boolell
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Costa Rica
Costa Rica
H.E. Mr. Enrique Castillo
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Togo
H.E. Mr. Elliot Ohin
Minister of State
Trinidad and Tobago
H.E. Mr. Winston Dookeran
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Angola
Angola
H.E. Mr. Ismael Abraao Gaspar Martins
Permanent Representative to the UN

Afternoon Session

Belize
Belize
H.E. Mr. Wilfred Elrington
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Belarus
Belarus
H.E. Mr. Vladimir Makei
Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs
Botswana
Botswana
H.E. Mr. Phandu T. C. Skelemani
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Suriname
H.E. Mr. Winston G. Lackin
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Sierra Leone
H.E. Mr. Joseph Bandabla Dauda
Minister for Foreign Affairs
罗马教廷
Holy See
Archbishop Dominique Mamberti
Secretary of relations with States
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
H.E. Mr. Pak Kil Yon
Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs
Ecuador
Ecuador
H.E. Mr. Marco Albuja
Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs
Viet Nam
H.E. Mr. Pham Quang Vinh
Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs
Grenada
Grenada
H.E. Mrs. Dessima Williams
Permanent Representative to the UN
Palau
H.E. Mr. Stuart Beck
Permanent Representative to the UN
Denmark
Denmark
H.E. Mr. Carsten Staur
Permanent Representative to the UN
Philippines
H.E. Mr. Albert F. Del Rosario
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Portugal
H.E. Mr. José Filipe Moraes Cabral
Permanent Representative
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
H.E. Mr. Jorge Valero Briceño
Permanent Representative
Dominica
Dominica
H.E. Mr. Vince Henderson
Permanent Representative to the UN
Président de l’Assemblée générale (clôture)
President of the General Assembly (closing)
H.E. Mr. Vuk Jeremić
President of the 68th Session of the General Assembly