Past General Assembly Debates

General Debate of the 68th Session
24 September 2013 to 04 October 2013

24 September 2013

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. John W. Ashe
President of the 69th 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
Turkey
H.E. Mr. Abdullah Gül
President
Nigeria
H.E. Mr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan
President
Chile
Chile
H.E. Mr. Sebastián Piñera Echeñique
President
Bulgaria
Bulgaria
H.E. Mr. Rossen Plevneliev
President
Mozambique
H.E. Mr. Armando Emílio Guebuza
President
France
France
H.E. Mr. François Hollande

Jordan
H.M. Mr. Abdullah II Bin Al Hussein
King
Slovakia
H.E. Mr. Ivan Gašparovič
President
Colombia
Colombia
H.E. Mr. Juan Manuel Santos Calderón
President
Qatar
H.H. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani
Amir
Monaco
His Serene Highness Prince Albert II

South Africa
H.E. Mr. Jacob Zuma
President
Ukraine
H.E. Mr. Viktor Yanukovych
President
Sri Lanka
H.E. Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa
President

Afternoon Session

Costa Rica
Costa Rica
H.E. Mrs. Laura Chinchilla Miranda
President
Austria
Austria
H.E. Mr. Heinz Fischer
President
Paraguay
H.E. Mr. Horacio Manuel Cartes Jara
President
Latvia
Latvia
H.E. Mr. Andris Bērziņš
President
Liberia
Liberia
H.E. Mrs. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
President
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina
H.E. Mr. Zeljko Komšić
President
Lebanon
Lebanon
H.E. Mr. Michel Sleiman
President
Iran (République islamique d’)
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
H.E. Mr. Hassan Rouhani
President
Gabon
H.E. Mr. Ali Bongo Ondimba
President
Switzerland
H.E. Mr. Ueli Maurer
President
Uruguay
H.E. Mr. José Mujica
President
Uganda
H.E. Mr. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni
President
Argentina
Argentina
H.E. Mrs. Cristina Fernández
President
Malawi
H.E. Mrs. Joyce Hilda Mtila Banda
President
Zambia
H.E. Mr. Michael Chilufya Sata
President
Sweden
H.E. Mr. Fredrik Reinfeldt
Prime Minister

25 September 2013

Morning Session

Estonia
Estonia
H.E. Mr. Toomas Hendrik Ilves
President
Panama
H.E. Mr. Ricardo Martinelli Berrocal
President
Côte D’Ivoire
Côte d’Ivoire
H.E. Mr. Alassane Ouattara
President
Peru
H.E. Mr. Ollanta Humala Tasso
President
Timor-Leste
H.E. Mr. Taur Matan Ruak
President
Senegal
H.E. Mr. Macky Sall
President
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Democratic Republic of the Congo
H.E. Mr. Joseph Kabila Kabange
President
Madagascar
H.E. Mr. Andry Nirina Rajoelina
President
Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso
H.E. Mr. Blaise Compaoré
President
Ethiopia
Ethiopia
H.E. Mr. Hailemariam Dessalegn
Prime Minister
Antigua and Barbuda
Antigua and Barbuda
H.E. Mr. Winston Baldwin Spencer
Prime Minister
Fiji
Fiji
H.E. Mr. Commodore Josaia V. Bainimarama
Prime Minister
European Union
European Union
H.E. Mr. Herman Van Rompuy
President of the European Council
Kuwait
Kuwait
H.H. Sheikh Jaber Al Mubarak Al Hamad Al Sabah
Prime Minister
Italy
Italy
H.E. Mr. Enrico Letta
Prime Minister

Afternoon Session

Serbia
H.E. Mr. Tomislav Nikolić
President
Chad
Chad
H.E. Mr. Idriss Deby Itno
President
Rwanda
H.E. Mr. Paul Kagame
President
Kiribati
Kiribati
H.E. Mr. Anote Tong
President
Poland
H.E. Mr. Bronislaw Komorowski
President
Eswatini
His Majesty King Mswati III
Head of State
Georgia
Georgia
H.E. Mr. Mikheil Saakashvili
President
Micronesia (Federated States of)
H.E. Mr. Emanuel Mori
President
El Salvador
El Salvador
H.E. Mr. Carlos Mauricio Funes Cartagena
President
Palau
H.E. Mr. Tommy Esang Remengesau Jr.
President
Comoros
Comoros
H.E. Mr. Ikililou Dhoinine
President
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
H.E. Mr. Evo Morales Ayma
President
Libya
Libya
H.E. Mr. Ali Zeidan
Prime Minister
Trinidad and Tobago
H.E. Mrs. Kamla Persad-Bissessar
Prime Minister
Spain
H.E. Mr. Mariano Rajoy Brey, Government of Kingdom of Spain
Prime Minister
Tajikistan
H.E. Mr. Oqil Oqilov
Prime Minister
Cameroon
Cameroon
H.E. Mr. Pierre Moukoko Mbonjo
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Norway
H.E. Mr. Espen Barth Eide
Minister for Foreign Affairs

26 September 2013

Morning Session

Guyana
Guyana
H.E. Mr. Donald Rabindranauth Ramotar
President
Namibia
H.E. Mr. Hifikepunye Pohamba
President
Cyprus
Cyprus
H.E. Mr. Nicos Anastasiades
President
Ghana
Ghana
H.E. Mr. John Dramani Mahama
President
Mongolia
H.E. Mr. Elbegdorj Tsakhia
President
Slovenia
H.E. Mr. Borut Pahor
President
Tunisia
H.E. Mr. Mohamed Moncef Marzouki
President
Lithuania
H.E. Mrs. Dalia Grybauskaitė
President
Nauru
H.E. Mr. Baron Divavesi Waqa
President
Zimbabwe
H.E. Mr. Robert Mugabe
President
Guatemala
Guatemala
H.E. Mr. Otto Fernando Pérez Molina
President
Palestine (State of)
H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Abbas
President
Malta
H.E. Mr. Joseph Muscat
Prime Minister
Japan
Japan
H.E. Mr. Shinzo Abe
Prime Minister

Afternoon Session

Croatia
Croatia
H.E. Mr. Ivo Josipović
President
Marshall Islands
H.E. Mr. Christopher Loeak
President
Equatorial Guinea
Equatorial Guinea
H.E. Mr. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
President
Somalia
H.E. Mr. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud
President
Central African Republic
Central African Republic
H.E. Mr. Nicolas Tiangaye
Prime Minister
Guinea-Bissau
Guinea-Bissau
H.E. Mr. Manuel Serifo Nhamadjo (Interim President)
President of the Transitional Government
South Sudan
H.E. Mr. James Wani Igga
Vice-President
Republic of Moldova
H.E. Mr. Iurie Leancă
Prime Minister
Lesotho
Lesotho
H.E. Mr. Motsoahae Thomas Thabane
Prime Minister
Belgium
Belgium
H.E. Mr. Elio Di Rupo
Prime Minister
Haiti
H.E. Mr. Laurent Salvador Lamothe
Prime Minister
New Zealand
H.E. Mr. John Key
Prime Minister
Cuba
Cuba
H.E. Mr. Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Algeria
Algeria
H.E. Mr. Ramtane Lamamra
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Sierra Leone
H.E. Mr. Samura Kamara
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Burundi
Burundi
H.E. Mr. Laurent Kavakure
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Mexico
H.E. Mr. José Antonio Meade Kuribreña
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Benin
Benin
H.E. Mr. Nassirou Bako Arifari
Minister for Foreign Affairs

27 September 2013

Morning Session

Gambia (Republic of The)
Gambia (Republic of The)
H.E. Mr. Yahya Jammeh
President
Tonga
H.M. Mr. King Tupou VI
King
Mali
H.E. Mr. Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta
President
Iraq
Iraq
H.E. Mr. Khudheir Mussa Al-khuzaie
Vice-President
Angola
Angola
H.E. Mr. Manuel Domingos Vicente
Vice-President
Honduras
Honduras
H.E. Mrs. María Antonieta de Bográn
Vice-President
Seychelles
H.E. Mr. Danny Faure
Vice-President
Pakistan
H.E. Mr. Muhammad Nawaz Sharif
Prime Minister
Saint Kitts and Nevis
H.E. Mr. Denzil Douglas
Prime Minister
Royaume-Uni de Grande-Bretagne et d’Irlande du Nord
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
H.E. Mr. Nicholas Clegg, Deputy
Prime Minister
Russian Federation
H.E. Mr. Sergey Lavrov
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Republic of Korea
H.E. Mr. Yun Byung-se
Minister for Foreign Affairs
China
China
H.E. Mr. Wang Yi
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Uzbekistan
H.E. Mr. Abdulaziz Kamilov
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Australia
Australia
H.E. Mrs. Julie Bishop
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Netherlands
H.E. Mr. Franciscus Cornelis Gerardus Maria Timmermans
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Congo
Congo
H.E. Mr. Basile Ikouebe
Minister for Foreign Affairs

Afternoon Session

United Republic of Tanzania
H.E. Mr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete
President
Saint-Vincent-et-les Grenadines
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
H.E. Mr. Ralph Gonsalves
Prime Minister
Samoa
H.E. Mr. Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi
Prime Minister
Bangladesh
Bangladesh
H.E. Mrs. Sheikh Hasina
Prime Minister
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
H.E. Mr. Nikola Gruevski
Prime Minister
San Marino
H.E. Mr. Pasquale Valentini
Prime Minister
Montenegro
H.E. Mr. Milo Dukanović
Prime Minister
Viet Nam
H.E. Mr. Nguyen Tan Dung
Prime Minister
Czech Republic
Czech Republic
H.E. Mr. Jiří Rusnok
Prime Minister
Luxembourg
H.E. Mr. Jean Asselborn
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Greece
Greece
H.E. Mr. Evangelos Venizelos
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Niger
H.E. Mr. Mohamed Bazoum, Deputy
Prime Minister
Sudan
H.E. Mr. Ali Ahmed Karti
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Indonesia
Indonesia
H.E. Mr. Marty Natalegawa
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan
H.E. Mr. Erlan A. Idrissov
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Afghanistan
Afghanistan
H.E. Mr. Zalmai Rassoul
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Finland
Finland
H.E. Mr. Erkki Tuomioja
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
H.E. Mr. Elías J. Jaua Milano
Minister for Foreign Affairs

28 September 2013

Morning Session

Jamaica
H.E. Mrs. Portia Simpson Miller
Prime Minister
Mauritius
H.E. Mr. Navinchandra Ramgoolam
Prime Minister
Vanuatu
H.E. Mr. Moana Carcasses Kalosil
Prime Minister
Albania
Albania
H.E. Mr. Edi Rama
Prime Minister
Andorra
Andorra
H.E. Mr. Antoni Martí Petit
Head of Government
Malaysia
H.E. Mr. Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak
Prime Minister
Nepal
H.E. Mr. Khil Raj Regmi
Chairman of the Council of Ministers
India
India
H.E. Mr. Manmohan Singh
Prime Minister
Cabo Verde
Cabo Verde
H.E. Mr. José Maria Pereira Neves
Prime Minister
Papua New Guinea
H.E. Mr. Leo Dion
Deputy Prime Minister
Germany
Germany
H.E. Mr. Guido Westerwelle
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Romania
H.E. Mr. Titus Corlătean
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Belarus
Belarus
H.E. Mr. Vladimir Makei
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Portugal
H.E. Mr. Rui Machete
Minister of State
Egypt
Egypt
H.E. Mr. Nabil Fahmy
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan
H.E. Mr. Erlan Abdyldayev
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan
H.E. Mr. Elmar Maharram oglu Mammadyarov
Minister for Foreign Affairs

Afternoon Session

Bahamas
Bahamas
H.E. Mr. Perry Gladstone Christie
Prime Minister
Brunei Darussalam
Brunei Darussalam
His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah
Crown Prince
Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Lao People’s Democratic Republic
H.E. Mr. Thongloun Sisoulith
Vice Prime Minister
Ireland
Ireland
H.E. Mr. Eamon Gilmore
Deputy Prime Minister
Thailand
H.E. Mr. Surapong Tovichakchaikul
Deputy Prime Minister
Solomon Islands
H.E. Mr. Manasseh Maelanga
Deputy Prime Minister
Tuvalu
H.E. Mr. Vete Sakaio
Deputy Prime Minister
Armenia
Armenia
H.E. Mr. Edward Nalbandyan
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Mauritania
H.E. Mr. Ahmed Teguedi
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Liechtenstein
H.E. Mrs. Aurelia Frick
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Yemen
H.E. Mr. Abubaker al-Qirbi
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Singapore
H.E. Mr. K. Shanmugam
Minister for Foreign Affairs
United Arab Emirates
H.H. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Minister for Foreign Affairs

30 September 2013

Morning Session

Canada
Canada
H.E. Mr. John Baird
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Turkmenistan
H.E. Mr. Rashid Meredov
Deputy Prime Minister
Bahrain
Bahrain
H.E. Mr. Sheikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Bin Mohammed Al Khalifa
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Syrian Arab Republic
H.E. Mr. Walid Almoualem
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Oman
H.E. Mr. Yousef Bin Al-Alawi Bin Abdulla
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Iceland
Iceland
H.E. Mr. Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Belize
Belize
H.E. Mr. Wilfred Elrington
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
Morocco
H.E. Mr. Saad-Eddine El Othmani
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Eritrea
Eritrea
H.E. Mr. Osman Mohammed Saleh
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Nicaragua
H.E. Mr. Samuel Santos López
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Saint Lucia
H.E. Mr. Alva Romanus Baptiste
Minister of External Affairs

Afternoon Session

Hungary
Hungary
H.E. Mr. János Martonyi
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Guinea
Guinea
H.E. Mr. François Lounceny Fall
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Philippines
H.E. Mr. Albert F. del Rosario
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Barbados
Barbados
H.E. Mrs. Maxine Pamela Ometa McClean
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Myanmar
H.E. Mr. U Wunna Maung Lwin
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Bhutan
Bhutan
H.E. Mr. Lyonpo Rinzin Dorje
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Suriname
H.E. Mr. Winston G. Lackin
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Grenada
Grenada
H.E. Mr. Nickolas Steele
Minister for Foreign Affairs

01 October 2013

Morning Session

Maldives
H.E. Mrs. Mariyam Shakeela
Acting Foreign Minister
Botswana
Botswana
H.E. Mr. Phandu T. C. Skelemani
Minister for Foreign Affairs
罗马教廷
Holy See
H.E. Mr. 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
Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
H.E. Mr. Jose Manuel Trullols
Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs
Cambodia
Cambodia
H.E. Mr. Kosal Sea
Permanent Representative to the UN
Dominica
Dominica
H.E. Mr. Vince Henderson
Permanent Representative to the UN
Togo
H.E. Mr. Kodjo Menan
Permanent Representative to the UN
Ecuador
Ecuador
H.E. Mr. Xavier Lasso Mendoza
Permanent Representative to the UN
Sao Tome and Principe
H.E. Mr. Carlos Filomeno Agostinho Das Neves
Permanent Representative to the UN
Denmark
Denmark
H.E. Mr. Ib Petersen
Permanent Representative to the UN
Israel
Israel
H.E. Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu
Prime Minister
Président de l’Assemblée générale (clôture)
President of the General Assembly (closing)
H.E. Mr. John W. Ashe
President of the 69th Session of the General Assembly