The Director-General is often invited to speak on the work of the Organization at conferences, seminars and other types of meetings as well as at opening of cultural events. Many of these speeches and statements are made available to the public.
All publicly available speeches and statements are listed in chronological order. If you wish to search for a particular topic and/or event, you can use the regular search function of the website.
27 August 2020
Remarks by the Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament - 27 August 2020
13 August 2020
Remarks by the Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament - 13 August 2020
7 April 2020
Remarks by Ms. Tatiana Valovaya, United Nations Under-Secretary-General, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva, on the occasion of the International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda.
14 February 2020
Director-General's remarks at the closing of the 23rd International Meeting of National Mine Action Programme Directors and United Nations Advisers
27 January 2020
Director-General's remarks on the occasion of the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust
15 January 2020
Director-General's remarks at the commemoration of the Tenth Anniversary of the Haiti Earthquake of 12 January 2010 in Haiti