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High-Level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen

01.03.2021
Cassis Ignazio; Head of Department, Ignazio Cassis
Bern, 01.03.2021 - Opening speech and co-chair of the conference by Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis, Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, on the occasion of the High-Level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen - The event was held virtually. The speech was given in English. Check against delivery.




Informal Meeting of the General Assembly to hear a briefing by the Secretary-General on the Call to Action for Human Rights

24.02.2021
Swiss representative to the UN

Joint statement on behalf of the members of the Human rights/Conflict Prevention Caucus New York (co-chaired by Germany and Switzerland, and its members Albania, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Gabon, Guatemala, Japan, Mauritius, Mexico, the Republic of Korea, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sweden, the United Kingdom and Uruguay) on the occasion of the informal meeting of the General Assembly to hear a briefing by the Secretary-General on the Call to Action for Human Rights.





Addressing climate-related security risks to international peace and security through mitigation and resilience building

23.02.2021
Head of Department, Ignazio Cassis; Swiss representative to the UN

Statement pronounced by H.E. Ignazio Cassis, Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, during the Open VTC of the UN Security Council on "Addressing climate-related security risks to international peace and security through mitigation and resilience building".

The recorded video statement by H.E. Ignazio Cassis, Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, can be seen here.







Reimagining Equality: Eliminating racism, xenophobia and discrimination for all in the decade of action for the SDGs

18.02.2021
Swiss representative to the UN

Statement pronounced by Switzerland during the special meeting of the ECOSOC on "Reimagining Equality: Eliminating racism, xenophobia and discrimination for all in the decade of action for the SDGs".




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