12 Total Quotes

Jan Eliasson Quotes

Jan Eliasson
This draft resolution represents a unique opportunity for a fresh start for human rights.
Jan Eliasson
#Human Rights

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We will not achieve our collective goals for development, peace and security and human rights if we do not take concrete action to enhance women's participation in decision-making in governments, parliaments, international organizations, academic life and the private sector.
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#Goals

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This water I can drink right now is a luxury for 1.2 billion people in the world. Three-hundred million people south of Sahara don't have this,
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#Luxury

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The best birthday gift to our Organization is for all of us, the members of the global community, to translate our leaders' commitments at the 2005 World Summit into concrete action to the benefit of the peoples of the world,
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#Action

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We have problems ahead of us. I will not hide the fact that the management issues are very difficult and we face a polarization of the membership.
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#Management

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The latest I hear is that the Thai authorities think it is a matter of mistaken identity.
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#Identity

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This is a major step toward preventing genocide in the future.
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#Future

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not only to recall the grievous crimes committed in human history but also to reaffirm our unfaltering resolve to prevent the recurrence of such crimes.
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#History

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What we have been trying very energetically during these two days to convey to the Iraqi side is that for them to have a better hearing...for their grievances, they would be very wise in...coming back to the situation before October 29.
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#Trying

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This resolution is truly historic.
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#Resolution

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I have a masochistic pleasure to put in 14-hour days.
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#Pleasure

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While we will build on the positive achievements and best practices of the Commission, some of the elements we are considering will make the Human Rights Council a truly new and different body a fresh start.
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#Elements