“Setting the Stage for Peace”
7 June 2017, Tunis
Thank you, Mr. President.
Libya - Continuing a trend that started in late 2016, the number of Libyans displaced throughout the country has been steadily declining, as people return to areas from where they were displaced, particularly in the regions of Benghazi and Sirt.
Author Abel Kavanagh describes an innovative programme taking place at the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL): "Virtual reality would allow us to transport people to the heart of our activities on the ground, immerse them in the reality of migrants, and develop empathy for those involved i
Yusef Marda wasn’t naïve about the risks awaiting him when he set out on the long journey from his hometown of Kufra, deep in the Sahara Desert, to the nearest functioning civilian airport more than a thousand kilometres away. He was headed to Tunis, to attend a youth reconciliation workshop.
New York, 1 January 2017,
On my first day as Secretary-General of the United Nations, one question weighs heavily on my heart.
How can we help the millions of people caught up in conflict, suffering massively in wars with no end in sight?