The Secretary-General has released a study “on how to bolster efforts, including through existing measures and mechanisms, to clarify the fate and whereabouts of missing people in the Syrian Arab Republic, identify human remains and provide su

31 Aug 2022

The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Mr. Geir O.

16 Jul 2022

Geir O. Pedersen, United Nations Special Envoy for Syria faciliatates the Syrian Constitutional Committee

Today, the Eighth Session of the Syrian-led, Syrian-owned Constitutional Committee concluded in Geneva.

03 Jun 2022

I just now came from a meeting with the His Excellency Foreign Minister Faisal Mikdad. We had a very good meeting. We discussed a range of issues related to the implementation of Security Council resolution 2254.

22 May 2022

Thank you so much Joseph, Ministers, Excellencies, colleagues, and friends,

10 May 2022

Syrian Constitutional Committee, Geneva. 25 March 2022

Remarks by the Special Envoy for Syria

Geir O. Pedersen, United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, briefs the before the opening of the Syrian Constitutional Committee. UN Photo by Violaine Martin

Let me start by emphasizing the obvious, and that is that Syria remains one of the gravest crises in the world and that there is a clear need for progress towards a political solution. 

20 Mar 2022

As the conflict in Syria enters its twelfth year - marking another grim milestone – Syrians continue to suffer in profound ways, and the hardship is only deepening.

14 Mar 2022