António Guterres, UNHCR: 65th Executive Committee
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Summary

Opening statement by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Mr. António Guterres

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OPENING OF THE SIXTY-FIFTH SESSION OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

• Introduction by the Chairperson and other organizational matters

• Adoption of the agenda of the sixty-fifth session

OPENING OF THE HIGH-LEVEL SEGMENT

• H.E. Ambassador Choi Seokyoung, Introduction by the Chairperson of the Executive Committee

• Film presenting refugee emergencies in Africa

• Opening statement by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Mr. António Guterres

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

• Statement by the Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide, Mr. Adama Dieng

STATEMENTS BY GOVERNMENT AND REGIONAL PARTNERS

• H.E. Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana, Minister for Home Affairs and Immigration of Namibia (on behalf of the Africa Group)

• Mr. Joseph ole Lenku, Cabinet Secretary for the Interior and Coordination of the National Government of Kenya

• Mr. Hamadou Konaté, Minister of Solidarity, Humanitarian Affairs and Reconstruction of the North of Mali

• H.E. Eng. Hilary Onek, Minister of Disaster Preparedness and Refugees (Office of the Prime Minister) of Uganda

• Mr. Sid'Ahmed Ould Baba, Commissioner for Food Security of Mauritania

• H.E. Dr. Aisha Laraba Abdullahi, Commissioner for Political Affairs of the African Union

• Ms. Geraldine Joslyn Fraser-Moleketi, Vice-President and Special Envoy on Gender of the African Development Bank

STATEMENTS BY DONOR, UNITED NATIONS AND CIVIL SOCIETY PARTNERS

• H.E. Anne C. Richard, Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration of the United States of America

• Mr. Carlos Lopes, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)

• Ms. Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

• Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

• Dr. Dawit Zawde, President of Africa Humanitarian Action

• Mr. Jan Egeland, Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council