As the Syrian conflict enters its thirteenth year, we remember with deep regret the countless lives lost, and recall the abuses and suffering of millions – not least the forcibly displaced, and the tens of thousands who remai

15 Mar 2023

Thank you Jenifer, and good afternoon to all of you and let me start by wishing you all the very best on International Women’s Day.

08 Mar 2023

United Nations Deputy Special Envoy for Syria Ms. Najat Rochdi convened the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) Humanitarian Task Force (HTF) in Geneva today.

22 Feb 2023

I will be very brief. I told his Excellency the Foreign Minister Dr. Fayssal Mekdad my deepest condolences for the losses that have affected all the Syrian people and I expressed our mourning for the loss of life.

13 Feb 2023

Let me start by expressing my deepest condolences to the Syrian people. We mourn every single life that has been lost.

12 Feb 2023

I am deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life and massive destruction from the earthquake affecting thousands in Turkiye and Syria – men, women, children and the elderly – in the middle of wi

06 Feb 2023

I think my opening comments will be basically what I said to the Security Council, so just to highlight, of course, that I have spent most of the time on the situation on the ground, with the escalation we are seeing there, and as I said a few

29 Nov 2022

Let me start by saying a few things about the overall situation. As you all know, the situation for Syrians inside and outside the country continues to be extremely difficult. We have, since March 2020, we have had the ceasefire in place, we have front lines that have not shifted, but still, too

17 Oct 2022

It is devastating that dozens died after a boat sank off the Syrian coast -men, women, children and the elderly among the victims.

25 Sep 2022