Past General Assembly Debates

General Debate of the 70th Session
28 September 2015 to 03 October 2015

28 September 2015

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. Mogens Lykketoft
President of the 70th 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
Poland
H.E. Mr. Andrzej Duda
President
China
China
H.E. Mr. XI Jinping
President
Jordan
H.M. Mr. Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein
King
Russian Federation
H.E. Mr. Vladimir Putin
President
Republic of Korea
H.E. Ms. Park Geun-hye
President
Iran (République islamique d’)
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
H.E. Mr. Hassan Rouhani
President
Qatar
H.H. Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani
Amir
France
France
H.E. Mr. François Hollande
President
Mozambique
H.E. Mr. Filipe Jacinto Nyusi
President
Netherlands
H.M. Mr. Willem-Alexander
King
Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan
H.E. Mr. Nursultan Nazarbayev
President
Mexico
H.E. Mr. Enrique Peña Nieto
President
Portugal
H.E. Mr. Aníbal António Cavaco Silva
President
Denmark
Denmark
H.E. Mr. Lars Løkke Rasmussen
Prime Minister
Ethiopia
Ethiopia
H.E. Mr. Hailemariam Dessalegn
Prime Minister

Afternoon Session

Uganda
H.E. Mr. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni
President
Chile
Chile
H.E. Mrs. Michelle Bachelet Jeria
President
Cuba
Cuba
H.E. Mr. Raúl Castro Ruz
President
South Africa
H.E. Mr. Jacob Zuma
President
Egypt
Egypt
H.E. Mr. Abdel Fattah Al Sisi
President
Switzerland
H.E. Mrs. Simonetta Sommaruga
President
Zimbabwe
H.E. Mr. Robert Mugabe
President
Argentina
Argentina
H.E. Mrs. Cristina Fernández de Kirchner
President
Belarus
Belarus
H.E. Mr. Alexander Lukashenko
President
Nigeria
H.E. Mr. Muhammadu Buhari
President
Gabon
H.E. Mr. Ali Bongo Ondimba
President
Paraguay
H.E. Mr. Horacio Manuel Cartes Jara
President
Kenya
Kenya
H.E. Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta
President
Senegal
H.E. Mr. Macky Sall
President
Mali
H.E. Mr. Ibrahim Boubacar Keita
President
Ecuador
Ecuador
H.E. Mr. Rafael Correa Delgado
President
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
H.E. Mr. Evo Morales Ayma
President
Afghanistan
Afghanistan
H.E. Mr. Dr Abdullah Abdullah
Chief Executive

29 September 2015

Morning Session

Rwanda
H.E. Mr. Paul Kagame
President
Guyana
Guyana
H.E. Mr. David Arthur Granger
President
Namibia
H.E. Mr. Hage Geingob
President
Tajikistan
H.E. Mr. Emomali Rahmon
President
Finland
Finland
H.E. Mr. Sauli Niinistö
President
Mongolia
H.E. Mr. Elbegdorj Tsakhia
President
Romania
H.E. Mr. Klaus Werner Iohannis
President
Eswatini
H.M. Mr. King Mswati III
Head of State
Sierra Leone
H.E. Mr. Ernest Bai Koroma
President
Ukraine
H.E. Mr. Petro Poroshenko
President
Colombia
Colombia
H.E. Mr. Juan Manuel Santos Calderón
President
Cyprus
Cyprus
H.E. Mr. Nicos Anastasiades
President
Uruguay
H.E. Mr. Tabaré Vázquez
President
Malawi
H.E. Mr. Arthur Peter Mutharika
President
European Union
European Union
H.E. Mr. Donald TUSK
President of the European Council
Japan
Japan
H.E. Mr. Shinzo Abe
Prime Minister
Kuwait
Kuwait
H.H. Sheikh Jaber Al Mubarak Al Hamad Al Sabah
Prime Minister
Italy
Italy
H.E. Mr. Matteo Renzi
Prime Minister

Afternoon Session

Armenia
Armenia
H.E. Mr. Serzh Sargsyan
President
United Republic of Tanzania
H.E. Mr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete
President
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
H.E. Mr. Nicolás Maduro Moros
President
Liberia
Liberia
H.E. Mrs. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
President
Zambia
H.E. Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu
President
Estonia
Estonia
H.E. Mr. Toomas Hendrik Ilves
President
Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
H.E. Mr. Danilo Medina Sánchez
President
Lithuania
H.E. Mrs. Dalia Grybauskaité
President
Seychelles
H.E. Mr. James Alix Michel
President
Czech Republic
Czech Republic
H.E. Mr. Miloš Zeman
President
Yemen
H.E. Mr. Abdrabuh Mansour Hadi Mansour
President
Gambia (Republic of The)
Gambia (Republic of The)
H.E. Mr. Aja Isatou Njie-Saidy
Vice-President
Thailand
H.E. Mr. General Prayut Chan-o-Cha
Prime Minister
Saint-Vincent-et-les Grenadines
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
H.E. Mr. Ralph Gonsalves
Prime Minister
Tunisia
H.E. Mr. Habib Essid
Head of Government
Tonga
H.E. Mr. Samuela 'Akilisi Pohiva
Prime Minister
Australia
Australia
H.E. Mrs. Julie Bishop
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Royaume-Uni de Grande-Bretagne et d’Irlande du Nord
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
H.E. Mr. Philip Hammond
Secretary of State
Mauritania
H.E. Mr. Hamadi Ould Meimou
Minister for Foreign Affairs

30 September 2015

Morning Session

Bulgaria
Bulgaria
H.E. Mr. Rosen Plevneliev
President
Panama
H.E. Mr. Juan Carlos Varela Rodríguez
President
Sri Lanka
H.E. Mr. Maithripala Sirisena
President
Croatia
Croatia
H.E. Mrs. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović
President
Costa Rica
Costa Rica
H.E. Mr. Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera
President
Ghana
Ghana
H.E. Mr. John Dramani Mahama
President
Togo
H.E. Mr. Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé
President
Benin
Benin
H.E. Mr. Lionel Zinsou
Prime Minister
Brunei Darussalam
Brunei Darussalam
H.M. Mr. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah
Sultan and Yang Di Pertuan
Palestine (State of)
H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Abbas
President
Turkey
H.E. Mr. Ahmet Davutoğlu
Prime Minister
Bangladesh
Bangladesh
H.E. Mrs. Sheikh Hasina
Prime Minister
Sweden
H.E. Mr. Stefan Löfven
Prime Minister
Pakistan
H.E. Mr. Muhammad Nawaz Sharif
Prime Minister
Norway
H.E. Mrs. Erna Solberg
Prime Minister
Fiji
Fiji
H.E. Mr. Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama
Prime Minister
Malta
H.E. Mr. Joseph Muscat
Prime Minister
Belgium
Belgium
H.E. Mr. Charles Michel
Prime Minister
Lebanon
Lebanon
H.E. Mr. Tammam Salam
President of the Council of Ministers

Afternoon Session

Latvia
Latvia
H.E. Mr. Raimonds Vējonis
President
Serbia
H.E. Mr. Tomislav Nikolić
President
Djibouti
Djibouti
H.E. Mr. Ismaël Omar Guelleh
President
Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Lao People’s Democratic Republic
H.E. Mr. Choummaly Sayasone
President
Nauru
H.E. Mr. Baron Divavesi Waqa
President
Libya
Libya
H.E. Mr. Agila Saleh Essa Gwaider
Acting Head of State
Marshall Islands
H.E. Mr. Christopher Loeak
President
Comoros
Comoros
H.E. Mr. Ikililou Dhoinine
President
Equatorial Guinea
Equatorial Guinea
H.E. Mr. Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue
Vice-President
Slovenia
H.E. Mr. Miro Cerar
Prime Minister
Vanuatu
H.E. Mr. Meltek Sato Kilman Livtuvanu
Prime Minister
Samoa
H.E. Mr. Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi
Prime Minister
Iraq
Iraq
H.E. Mr. Haider Al Abadi
Prime Minister
Republic of Moldova
H.E. Mr. Valeriu Strelet
Prime Minister
Morocco
H.H. Prince Moulay Rachid
Crown Prince
Monaco
H.E. Mr. Gilles Tonelli
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan
H.E. Mr. Elmar Mammadyarov
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Spain
H.E. Mr. José Manuel García Margallo
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Central African Republic
Central African Republic
H.E. Mr. Samuel Rangba
Minister for Foreign Affairs

01 October 2015

Morning Session

Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina
H.E. Mr. Dragan Čović
Chairman of the Presidency
Haiti
H.E. Mr. Michel Joseph Martelly
President
Madagascar
H.E. Mr. Hery Rajaonarimampianina
President
Micronesia (Federated States of)
H.E. Mr. Peter Christian
President
Montenegro
H.E. Mr. Filip Vujanović
President
Angola
Angola
H.E. Mr. Manuel Domingos Vicente
Vice-President
Cabo Verde
Cabo Verde
H.E. Mr. José Maria Pereira Neves
Prime Minister
Lesotho
Lesotho
H.E. Mr. Pakalitha Bethuel Mosisili
Prime Minister
Georgia
Georgia
H.E. Mr. Irakli Garibashvili
Prime Minister
Greece
Greece
H.E. Mr. Alexis Tsipras
Prime Minister
Israel
Israel
H.E. Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu
Prime Minister
Malaysia
H.E. Mr. Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak
Prime Minister
Slovakia
H.E. Mr. Miroslav Lajčák
Deputy Prime Minister
Germany
Germany
H.E. Mr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Luxembourg
H.E. Mr. Jean Asselborn
Minister of External Affairs
India
India
H.E. Mrs. Excellency Sushma Swaraj
Minister of External Affairs
Algeria
Algeria
H.E. Mr. Ramtane Lamamra
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Austria
Austria
H.E. Mr. Sebastian Kurz
Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs
Ireland
Ireland
H.E. Mr. Charles Flanagan
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
Chad
Chad
H.E. Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat
Minister for Foreign Affairs

Afternoon Session

Botswana
Botswana
H.E. Mr. Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi
Vice-President
South Sudan
H.E. Mr. James Wani Igga
Vice-President
Burundi
Burundi
H.E. Mr. Joseph Butore
Vice-President
Nicaragua
H.E. Mr. Moisés Omar Halleslevens Acevedo
Vice-President
Antigua and Barbuda
Antigua and Barbuda
H.E. Mr. Gaston Alphonso Browne
Prime Minister
New Zealand
H.E. Mr. John Key
Prime Minister
Timor-Leste
H.E. Mr. Rui Maria De Araújo
Prime Minister
Solomon Islands
H.E. Mr. Manasseh Sogavare
Prime Minister
Somalia
H.E. Mr. Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke
Prime Minister
Cambodia
Cambodia
H.E. Mr. Namhong Hor
Deputy Prime Minister
Nepal
H.E. Mr. Prakash Man Singh
Deputy Prime Minister
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
H.E. Mr. Ri Su Yong
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Democratic Republic of the Congo
H.E. Mr. Raymond Tshibanda N'tungamulongo
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan
H.E. Mr. Erlan Abdyldayev
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Bahamas
Bahamas
H.E. Mr. Frederick Mitchell
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Saudi Arabia
H.E. Mr. Adel Ahmed Al-Jubeir
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Papua New Guinea
H.E. Mr. Rimbink Pato
Minister for Foreign Affairs

02 October 2015

Morning Session

Andorra
Andorra
H.E. Mr. Antoni Marti Petit
Head of Government
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
H.E. Mr. Nikola Gruevski
Prime Minister
Barbados
Barbados
H.E. Mr. Freundel Stuart
Prime Minister
Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso
H.E. Mr. Michel Kafando
President of the transition
Mauritius
H.E. Mr. Anerood Jugnauth
Prime Minister
Saint Kitts and Nevis
H.E. Mr. Timothy Harris
Prime Minister
Albania
Albania
H.E. Mr. Edi Rama
Prime Minister
Syrian Arab Republic
H.E. Mr. Walid Al-Moualem
Deputy Prime Minister
Iceland
Iceland
H.E. Mr. Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Bahrain
Bahrain
H.E. Mr. Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Al Khalifa
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Liechtenstein
H.E. Mrs. Aurelia Frick
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Belize
Belize
H.E. Mr. Wilfred Elrington
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
Grenada
Grenada
H.E. Mrs. Clarice Modeste-Curwen
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Congo
Congo
H.E. Mr. Jean Claude Gakosso
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Sao Tome and Principe
H.E. Mr. Manuel Salvador Dos Ramos
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Sudan
H.E. Mr. Ibrahim Ahman 'Abd al-Aziz Ghandour
Minister for Foreign Affairs

Afternoon Session

United Arab Emirates
H.H. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Indonesia
Indonesia
H.E. Mr. Muhammad Jusuf Kalla
Vice-President
Philippines
H.E. Mr. Albert Del Rosario
Secretary for Foreign Affairs
Jamaica
H.E. Mr. Arnold Nicholson
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
Myanmar
H.E. Mr. Wunna Maung Lwin
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Niger
H.E. Mrs. Aïchatou Boulama Kané
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Bhutan
Bhutan
H.E. Mr. Damcho Dorji
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Tuvalu
H.E. Mr. Taukelina Finikaso
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
Trinidad and Tobago
H.E. Mr. Denis Moses
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Saint Lucia
H.E. Mr. Alva Romanus Baptiste
Minister of External Affairs
罗马教廷
Holy See
H.E. Mr. Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher
Secretary of relations with States
Viet Nam
H.E. Mrs. Nguyen Phuong Nga
Permanent Representative
Turkmenistan
H.E. Mrs. Aksoltan Ataeva
Permanent Representative
Peru
H.E. Mr. Gustavo Meza-Cuadra
Permanent Representative
Honduras
Honduras
H.E. Mrs. Mary Flores
Permanent Representative
Kiribati
Kiribati
H.E. Mrs. Makurita Baaro
Permanent Representative
Guinea-Bissau
Guinea-Bissau
H.E. Mr. João Soares Da Gama
Permanent Representative

03 October 2015

Morning Session

El Salvador
El Salvador
H.E. Mr. Hugo Roger Martínez Bonilla
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Oman
H.E. Mr. Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Hungary
Hungary
H.E. Mr. Péter Szijjártó
Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade
Eritrea
Eritrea
H.E. Mr. Osman Mohammed Saleh
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Guinea
Guinea
H.E. Mr. François Lounceny Fall
Minister of State
Dominica
Dominica
H.E. Ms. Francine Baron
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Maldives
H.E. Mrs. Dunya Maumoon
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Suriname
H.E. Mrs. Niermala Badrising
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Canada
Canada
H.E. Mr. Daniel Jean
Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs
San Marino
H.E. Mr. Daniele Bodini
Permanent Representative
Guatemala
Guatemala
H.E. Mr. Carlos Raúl Morales
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Palau
H.E. Mr. Caleb Otto
Permanent Representative
Côte D’Ivoire
Côte d’Ivoire
H.E. Mr. Claude Stanislas Bouah-Kamon
Permanent Representative
Président de l’Assemblée générale (clôture)
President of the General Assembly (closing)
H.E. Mr. Mogens Lykketoft
President of the 70th session of the General Assembly