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We have just concluded what I believe has been two weeks of successful discussions.  As you remember, we opened with a formal launch last Wednesday that went very well, then the large body of 150 continued discussions about constitutional ideas and principles and how that could help to create a n

08 Nov 2019

Pursuant to the “Terms of Reference and Core Rules of Procedure for a Syrian-owned, Syrian-led, credible, balanced and inclusive Constitutional Committee facilitated by the United Nations in Geneva” agreed between the Government of the Syrian Arab Republic and the Syri

01 Nov 2019

Good evening. I’m impressed to see all of you here so late. Thank you. We have just concluded a meeting of the Large Body. We had, as you all remember, a very good opening session on Wednesday. I think it was dignified, solemn and that we rose to the historic occasion.

01 Nov 2019

Members of the Constitutional Committee, Co-Chair Kuzbari, Co-Chair al-Bahra, welcome to you all to the United Nations and the Palais des Nations.

30 Oct 2019

Thank you so much Jenifer and good to see you all. Also, to those who have travelled far, good to see you here in Geneva.

Actually, as we are speaking the 150 members of the Constitutional Committee are arriving here in Geneva.

28 Oct 2019

Good morning, as you know I have had discussions in Riyadh with the Opposition SNC, and today I continue those discussions here in Damascus with Foreign Minister Muallem.

16 Oct 2019

At Thursday’s Humanitarian Task Force meeting in Geneva, Senior Humanitarian Adviser Najat Rochdi emphasized the need for protection of civilians in Syria’s northeast and for Member States to ensure that humanitarian needs across Syria are met.

11 Oct 2019

The United Nations is today releasing the agreed Terms of Reference and Core Rules of Procedure for a Syrian-led, Syrian-owned, credible, balanced and inclusive Constitutional Committee to be facilitated by the United Nations in Geneva.

28 Sep 2019

Dear High Representative of the EU and Vice-President of the Commission Frederica Mogherini, Dear Ministers, Excellencies, Colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen. It is good to see so many good friends here today.

24 Sep 2019

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