Statement by Pakistan on behalf of OIC on the Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law, 21 November, 2016

Statement by Pakistan on behalf of OIC on the  Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law First session “Widening the Democratic Space: the role of youth in public decision-making” Discussion on creating an enabling environment for the effective participation of youth in public decision-making 21 November, 2016   Mr Chair, Pakistan on…

Statement by Pakistan – Agenda Item 3: Investment for Development – 63rd Session of the Trade and Development Board (TDB), 6 December 2016

Statement by Pakistan  – Agenda Item 3: Investment for Development – 63rd Session of the Trade and Development Board (TDB), 6 December 2016 Mr. President, Mr. Secretary General, Excellencies, Distinguished delegates, At the outset, I thank the Secretariat for their presentation as well as the background documents for this interactive dialogue on “Investment for Development”,…

Statement by Pakistan on the Deteriorating Situation of Human Rights in the Syrian Arab Republic, and Recent Situation in Aleppo, 21 October 2016

Statement by Ms. Saima Saleem, First Secretary on the Deteriorating Situation of Human Rights in the Syrian Arab Republic, and Recent Situation in Aleppo 25th Special Session of HRC, (21 October 2016) Mr. President, Let me begin by saying that, for my delegation, the most important issue is an immediate end to the violence and…

Statement by Ambassador Tehmina Janjua, Plenary Meeting, 23 August 2016

Conference on Disarmament –  Plenary Meeting, 23 August 2016 – Statement by Ambassador Tehmina Janjua – Permanent Representative of Pakistan Mr. President, I warmly congratulate you on assuming the Presidency of the Conference on Disarmament (CD). We have complete confidence in your diplomatic abilities and skills for leading our work on the finalization of the…

Statement by Ambassador Tehmina Janjua – Informal Plenary Meeting, 9 August 2016

Conference on Disarmament – Informal Plenary Meeting, 9 August 2016 – Statement by Ambassador Tehmina Janjua – Permanent Representative of Pakistan Mr. President, We appreciate the manner in which you are conducting your work as the President of the Conference on Disarmament (CD). We welcome your initiative for organizing this informal panel discussion in the…

Statement by Pakistan at the 24th Session of the Standing Committee on the Law of Patents (SCP), Geneva 27-30 June 2016

Statement by Pakistan at the 24th Session of the Standing Committee on the Law of Patents (SCP), Geneva 27-30 June 2016 Madam Chair, We are happy to see you chairing this meeting. We also appreciate the work of the Secretariat in preparing for the session. Madam Chair, The SCP is an important committee especially with…

Statement by Ambassador Tehmina Janjua – Plenary Meeting, 16 June 2016

Conference on Disarmament – Plenary Meeting, 16 June 2016 – Statement by Ambassador Tehmina Janjua, Permanent Representative of Pakistan Mr. President, We greatly welcome the discussion that we are having today. It provides us a unique opportunity to discuss items 5, 6 and 7 of the CD’s agenda. These agenda items are important because they…

Statement by Ambassador Tehmina Janjua – Plenary Meeting, 14 June 2016

Statement by Ambassador Tehmina Janjua, Permanent Representative of Pakistan – Conference on Disarmament – Plenary Meeting, 14 June 2016   Mr. President,             As this is the first time that I am taking the floor under your Presidency, I warmly congratulate you on assuming the Presidency of the Conference on Disarmament (CD). We have complete…

Speaking Notes of Ambassador Tehmina Janjua Permanent Representative of Pakistan – Plenary Meeting, 24 May 2016

Speaking Notes of Ambassador Tehmina Janjua, Permanent Representative of Pakistan, President of the Conference on Disarmament (CD) – Conference on Disarmament – Concluding Remarks – Plenary Meeting, 24 May 2016 I want to convey my appreciation on the attendance and level of participation at last Thursday’s informal plenary on women and disarmament. We had an engaging…

Statement by H.E. Syed Tariq Fatemi, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of Pakistan at the CD plenary meeting

Statement by H.E. Syed Tariq Fatemi, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of Pakistan  at the  Conference on Disarmament Plenary Meeting, Geneva, 17 May 2016 Madam President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is my pleasure to speak at the Conference on Disarmament during Pakistan’s presidency. We hope to fulfil this responsibility in a professional and…

Statement by Permanent Representative of Pakistan – High-level Meeting on Global Responsibility Sharing though Pathways for Admission of Syrian Refugees (30 March 2016)

Statement by Permanent Representative of Pakistan – High-level Meeting on Global Responsibility Sharing though – Pathways for Admission of Syrian Refugees, (30 March 2016) High Commissioner for Refugees, Mr. Filippo Grandi, Ministers, Excellencies, We heard with interest the Panel Discussion held earlier in the day and appreciated the forthright manner in which the panelists addressed…

Speaking Notes of Ambassador Tehmina Janjua (CD President), Permanent Representative of Pakistan – Plenary Meeting, 29 March 2016

Speaking Notes of Ambassador Tehmina Janjua (CD President), Permanent Representative of Pakistan – Conference on Disarmament – Plenary Meeting, 29 March 2016 [GAVEL] I call to order the 1385th plenary meeting of the Conference on Disarmament. Excellencies, dear Colleagues, [Mr. Moller], Ms. Soliman, Ladies and Gentlemen. I had announced at our last plenary meeting that…

Speaking Notes of Ambassador Tehmina Janjua (CD President), Permanent Representative of Pakistan – Plenary Meeting, 22 March 2016

Speaking Notes of Ambassador Tehmina Janjua (CD President), Permanent Representative of Pakistan – Conference on Disarmament – Plenary Meeting, 22 March 2016 [Gavel] I call to order the 1384th plenary meeting of the Conference on Disarmament.   Excellencies, dear Colleagues, Ms. Soliman, Ladies and Gentlemen.               It is a matter of great honour for…

Statement by Ambassador Tehmina Janjua, Permanent Representative of Pakistan – Plenary Meeting, 8 March 2016

Statement by Ambassador Tehmina Janjua, Permanent Representative of Pakistan – Conference on Disarmament – Plenary Meeting, 8 March 2016 Mr. President,          We appreciate the manner in which you are presiding over the Conference on Disarmament (CD) and assure you my delegation’s continued support and cooperation.          We associate ourselves with the statement delivered by…

Statement by Ambassador Tehmina Janjua, Permanent Representative of Pakistan – Plenary Meeting, 2 February 2016

Statement by Ambassador Tehmina Janjua, Permanent Representative of Pakistan – Conference on Disarmament – Plenary Meeting, 2 February 2016 Mr. President, I delivered a statement last week, at the opening plenary meeting of the CD’s 2016 session, broadly outlining my delegation’s views on CD related issues. We had also offered some concrete and practical suggestions…

Statement by Ambassador Tehmina Janjua, Permanent Representative of Pakistan – Plenary Meeting, 26 January 2016

Statement by Ambassador Tehmina Janjua, Permanent Representative of Pakistan – Conference on Disarmament – Plenary Meeting, 26 January 2016   Mr. President, Congratulations on assuming the Presidency of the CD. I assure you of my delegation’s full support and cooperation. We are pleased to be working with you as part of the CD’s six Presidents…