SOMALI PEOPLE DESERVE INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT IN ‘HISTORIC MISSION’ TO REBUILD THEIR LIVES, DEPUTY SECRETARY-GENERAL TELLS LONDON CONFERENCE

CTN filmed this conference for our client the Foreign and Commonwealth Office – a hugely important event bringing a global focus to the situation in Somalia and building that country’s future.

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SOMALI PEOPLE DESERVE INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT IN ‘HISTORIC MISSION’ TO REBUILD THEIR LIVES, DEPUTY SECRETARY-GENERAL TELLS LONDON CONFERENCE

 

NEW YORK, May 8, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the second London Conference on Somalia, 7 May:

 

I offer best wishes for success, on behalf of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, to the co-hosts and participants of today’s meeting, and thank the Government of the United Kingdom for organizing this important conference on Somalia.

 

What a difference a year can make. When we gathered a year ago for the first London Conference, we were focused on a political transition that had for long seemed disappointingly distant.

 

Today, we are here to support the Federal Government of Somalia and its agenda of peace, unity and State-building, and to help take the country to a…

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