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  1. Happy to be back in Addis Ababa for the African Union United Nations Annual Conference. We are working together more frequently and fruitfully than ever, in a spirit of mutual respect and support. -

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  2. The UN will host thousands of people in the coming days to discuss how we can accelerate our actions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, our plan to build peaceful and prosperous societies on a healthy planet.

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  3. I am gravely concerned by the new military offensive in southwest Syria and its dramatic impact on civilians. I reiterate my appeal for the suspension of hostilities and the resumption of negotiations.

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  4. Today in Bangladesh I met Rohingya women and girls who suffered horrific acts of sexual violence in Myanmar — some now mothers to babies born of rape. They must not be forgotten victims. The world must know their story. We must show them solidarity.

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  5. Nothing could’ve prepared me for the scale of crisis and extent of suffering I saw today in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. I heard heartbreaking accounts from Rohingya refugees that will stay with me forever. My appeal to the int’l community is to step up support.

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  6. The safety of the Rohingya refugees during this monsoon season is priority one. As many as 200,000 need to be relocated. We cannot allow the monsoons to wash away the hopes of the Rohingya refugees I met today in Bangladesh.

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  7. In Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, I’ve just heard unimaginable accounts of killing and rape from Rohingya refugees who recently fled Myanmar. They want justice and a safe return home.

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  8. The Rohingya are one of the most discriminated against and vulnerable communities on Earth. The Rohingya refugee crisis is a humanitarian and human rights nightmare. I thank Bangladesh for its generosity in hosting the refugees.

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  9. On Monday I’ll be with in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh on a mission of solidarity with Rohingya refugees and the communities supporting them. The compassion & generosity of the Bangladeshi people shows the best of humanity and saved many thousands of lives.

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  10. I welcome the announcement by of support to Bangladesh for Rohingya refugees and host communities. Ahead of my visit with , I commend Bangladesh’s generosity in hosting the refugees. We must step up our support.

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  11. No one is born a terrorist. We must tackle the underlying conditions that cause some people to be lured into terrorism.

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  12. Law enforcement measures are indispensable against terrorism – but it will never be defeated by security measures alone. We must move from countering terrorism to preventing it.

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  13. The world is still dominated by men. Changing attitudes is one of the most difficult challenges. Projects like HERstory help correct the historic undervaluing of women’s work.

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  14. I thank the mediators for their work in bringing the sides together and facilitating the peace process in South Sudan. I am encouraged by the Declaration of Agreement as a step towards ending the war which has caused so much suffering to so many.

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  15. My annual report on children and armed conflict shows an outrageous increase in violations against children in 2017. We need concrete measures to end this horrific situation, including peaceful resolution of conflicts.

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  16. Everyone is entitled to fundamental human rights. They do not depend on nationality, gender, age, religion or migration status.

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  17. Supporting is about helping Palestine refugees in urgent need, and building a foundation of dignity and hope for the future. My remarks to UNRWA pledging conference:

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  18. On this International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, let us remember that torture is always unacceptable and can never be justified. Human rights are non-negotiable.

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  19. Instability in the Middle East and North Africa has spread to neighbors and beyond. I urge the members of the Security Council to find much-needed consensus and to act with one strong voice.

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  20. Responsibility to protect starts with the responsibility of States to protect their own citizens. It is an exercise of national sovereignty and a commitment of the international community. My remarks to the General Assembly:

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