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Statements made during the Leaders Event at the Paris Climate Change Conference - COP 21 / CMP 11
 
Opening of the Leaders Eventf
pdf-icon H.E. Mr. François Hollande, President of France (204 kB)
pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations (227 kB)
pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Laurent Fabius the President of COP21/CMP11 (305 kB)

Statements made at the Leaders Event in alphabetical order
Afghanistan H.E. Mr. Ashraf Ghani, President of Afghanistan
Albania pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Bujar Nishani, President of Albania (84 kB)
Algeria pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Abdelmalek Sellal, Prime Minister of Algeria (168 kB)
Andorra pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Antoni Martí Petit, Head of Government of Andorra (422 kB)
Angola pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Manuel Domingos Vicente, Vice-President of Angola (691 kB)
Antigua and Barbuda*
pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Gaston A. Browne, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda (279 kB)
Argentina pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Amado Boudou, Vice-President of Argentina (495 kB)
Armenia pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Serzh Sargsyan, President of Armenia (352 kB)
Australia pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Malcom Bligh Turnbull, Prime Minister of Australia (462 kB)
Austria pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Werner Faymann, Chancellor of Austria (395 kB)
Azerbaijan
Bahamas pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Perry G. Christie, Prime Minister of Bahamas (the) (242 kB)
Bahrain pdf-icon posted statement only (102 kB)
Bangladesh
Barbados H.E. Mr. Freundel Stuart, Prime Minister of Barbados
Belarus
Belgium pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Charles Michel, Prime Minister of Belgium (658 kB)
Belize
Benin pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Boni Yayi, President of Benin (573 kB)
Bhutan
Plurinational state of Bolivia H.E. Mr. Evo Morales Ayma, President of Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Seretse Khama Ian Khama, President of Botswana (99 kB)
Brazil pdf-icon Her Excellency Ms. Dilma Vana Rousseff, President of Brazil (270 kB)
Brunei Darussalam
Bulgaria pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Rosen A. Plevneliev, President of Bulgaria (513 kB)
Burkina Faso pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Michel Kafando, President of Burkina Faso (751 kB)
Burundi pdf-icon His Excellency Mr. Joseph Butore, Vice-President of Burundi (150 kB)
Cabo Verde pdf-icon H.E. Mr. José Maria Neves, Prime Minister of Cabo Verde (292 kB)  pdf-icon fr (410 kB)
Cambodia pdf-icon His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni, The King of Cambodia (522 kB)
Cameroon H.E. Mr. Paul Biya, President of Cameroon
Canada pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Justin P. J. Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada (31 kB) pdf-icon en (29 kB)
Central African Republic pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Mahamat Kamoun, Prime Minister of Central African Republic (the) (1991 kB)
Chad pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Idriss Déby Itno, President of Chad (831 kB)
Chile pdf-icon Her Excellency Ms. Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile (51 kB)
China, People's Republic of pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Xi Jinping, President of China (115 kB)
Colombia H.E. Mr. Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia
Comoros pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Ikililou Dhoinine, President of Comoros (the) (1045 kB)
Congo H.E. Mr. Denis Sassou Nguesso, President of Congo (the)
Cook Islands H.E. Mr. Henry Puna, Prime Minister of Cook Islands (the)

Costa Rica
pdf-icon H.E. Ms. Ana-Helena Chacon-Echeverria, Vice-President of Costa Rica (448 kB)
Croatia pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Zoran Milanović, Prime Minister of Croatia (133 kB)
Cuba pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, First Vice-President of the Council of State and Ministers of Cuba (533 kB)
Cyprus* pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, President of Cyprus (66 kB)
Czech Republic pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Bohuslav Sobotka, Prime Minister of Czech Republic (the) (91 kB)
Côte d'Ivoire pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Alassane Ouattara, President of Côte d'Ivoire (1831 kB)
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Democratic Republic of the Congo H.E. Mr. Joseph Kabila Kabange, President of Democratic Republic of the Congo (the)
Denmark pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Lars Løkke Rasmussen, Prime Minister of Denmark (494 kB)
Djibouti pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Ismail Omar Guelleh, President of Djibouti (181 kB)
Dominica
Dominican Republic pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Danilo Medina Sánchez, President of Dominican Republic (the) (87 kB)
Ecuador pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Rafael Correa Delgado, President of Ecuador (191 kB) pdf-icon en (183 kB) pdf-icon fr (172 kB)
Egypt pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Abdel Fattah El Sisi, President of Egypt (186 kB)
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, President of Equatorial Guinea (1646 kB)
Eritrea
Estonia pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Taavi Rõivas, Prime Minister of Estonia (79 kB)
Ethiopia pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Hailemariam Dessalegn, Prime Minister of Ethiopia (703 kB)
European Union pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission of the European Union (972 kB)
Fiji pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, Prime Minister of Fiji (1305 kB)
Finland pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Sauli Niinistö, President of Finland (72 kB)
France
Gabon pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Ali Bongo Ondimba, President of Gabon (310 kB)
Gambia
Georgia pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Irakli Garibashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia (1006 kB)
Germany pdf-icon Her Excellency Ms. Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany (56 kB)
Ghana pdf-icon H.E. Mr. John D. Mahama, President of Ghana (667 kB)
Greece pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Alexis Tsipras, Prime Minister of Greece (112 kB)
Grenada pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Keith C. Mitchell, Prime Minister of Grenada (423 kB)
Guatemala pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Juan A. Fuentes Soria, Vice-President of Guatemala (238 kB)
Guinea H.E. Mr. Alpha Conde, President of Guinea
Guinea-Bissau pdf-icon H.E. Mr. José Mário Vaz, President of Guinea-Bissau (803 kB)
Guyana
Haiti
Holy See pdf-icon His Eminence Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of the State of Holy See (the) (49 kB)
Honduras pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Juan O. Hernández, President of Honduras (1177 kB)
Hungary H.E. Mr. János Áder, President of Hungary
Iceland pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Sigmundur Davíd Gunnlaugsson, Prime Minister of Iceland (690 kB)
India pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India (597 kB)
Indonesia pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Joko Widodo, President of Indonesia (86 kB)
Iran (Islamic Republic of) pdf-icon Her Excellency Ms. Masoumeh Ebtekar, Vice-President, Iran (Islamic Republic of) (244 kB)
Iraq pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Fuad Masum, President of Iraq (947 kB)
Ireland pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Enda Kenny, Prime Minister of Ireland (194 kB)
Israel H.E. Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel
Italy H.E. Mr. Matteo Renzi, Prime Minister of Italy
Jamaica
Japan pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan (774 kB)
Jordan pdf-icon His Majesty Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein, The King of Jordan (973 kB)
Kazakhstan pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Karim Massimov, Prime Minister of Kazakhstan (770 kB)
Kenya pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, President of Kenya (293 kB)
Kiribati pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Anote Tong, President of Kiribati (893 kB)
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan H.E. Mr. Almazbek Sharshenovich Atambaev, President of Kyrgyzstan
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Latvia posted statement only
Lebanon
Lesotho pdf-icon His Majesty Letsie III, The King of Lesotho (1367 kB)
Liberia
Libya
Liechtenstein
Lithuania Her Excellency Ms. Dalia Grybauskaite, President of Lithuania
Luxembourg pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Xavier Bettel, Prime Minister of Luxembourg (201 kB)
Madagascar pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Hery Martial Rakotoarimanana Rajaonarimampianina, President of Madagascar (357 kB)
Malawi
Malaysia
Maldives
Mali H.E. Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, President of Mali
Malta pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Joseph Muscat, Prime Minister of Malta (188 kB)
Marshall Islands pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Christopher J. Loeak, President of Marshall Islands (the) (134 kB)
Mauritania pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, President of Mauritania (603 kB)
Mauritius pdf-icon Her Excellency Ms. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, President of Mauritius (71 kB)
Mexico pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico (553 kB)
Micronesia (Federated States of) pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Peter M. Christian, President of Micronesia (Federated States of) (58 kB)
Monaco pdf-icon His Serene Highness Albert II, The Sovereign Prince of Monaco (87 kB)
Mongolia pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Elbegdorj Tsakhia, President of Mongolia (73 kB)
Montenegro pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Filip Vujanović, President of Montenegro (473 kB)
Morocco pdf-icon His Majesty Mohammed VI, The King of Morocco (99 kB)
Mozambique pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Carlos Agostinho Do Rosário, Prime Minister of Mozambique (2258 kB)
Myanmar
Namibia H.E. Mr. Hage G. Geingob, President of Namibia
Nauru pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Baron D. Waqa, President of Nauru (342 kB)
Nepal
Netherlands pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of Netherlands (the) (197 kB)
New Zealand pdf-icon H.E. Mr. John P. Key, Prime Minister of New Zealand (818 kB)
Nicaragua
Niger pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Issoufou Mahamadou, President of Niger (the) (89 kB)
Nigeria H.E. Mr. Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria
Niue
Norway pdf-icon Her Excellency Ms. Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Norway (181 kB)
Oman
Pakistan pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of Pakistan (197 kB)
Palau pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Tommy E. Remengesau, Jr., President of Palau (297 kB)
Palestine pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Abbas, President of State of Palestine (379 kB) pdf-icon fr (525 kB)
Panama pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Juan Carlos Varela, President of Panama (1387 kB)
Papua New Guinea pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Peter Paire O'Neill, Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea (164 kB)
Paraguay pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Horacio Manuel Cartes, President of Paraguay (943 kB)
Peru pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Ollanta M. Humala Tasso, President of Peru (1393 kB)
Philippines pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Benigno S.Aquino III, President of Philippines (the) (75 kB)
Poland pdf-icon Her Excellency Ms. Beata Szydlo, Prime Minister of Poland (409 kB)
Portugal
Qatar
Republic of Korea pdf-icon Her Excellency Ms. Park Geun-hye, President of Republic of Korea (the) (94 kB)
Republic of Moldova H.E. Mr. Nicolae Timofti, President of the Republic of Moldova (the)
Romania pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Klaus Werner Iohannis, President of Romania (104 kB)
Russian Federation pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Vladimir V. Putin, President of Russian Federation (the) (173 kB)
Rwanda
Saint Kitts and Nevis pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Timothy S. Harris, Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis (827 kB)
Saint Lucia pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Kenny D. Anothony, Prime Minister of Saint Lucia (1913 kB)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Samoa pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi, Prime Minister of Samoa (640 kB)
San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe* pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Patrice Emery Trovoada, Prime Minister of Sao Tome and Principe (1035 kB)
Senegal H.E. Mr. Macky Sall, President of Senegal
Serbia H.E. Mr. Tomislav Nikolić, President of Serbia
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia H.E. Mr. Miro Cerar, Prime Minister of Slovenia
Solomon Islands
South Africa pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma, President of South Africa (170 kB)
South Sudan
Spain pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Mariano Rajoy Brey, President of the Government of Spain (1111 kB)
Sri Lanka pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka (56 kB)
Sudan
Suriname
Swaziland
Sweden pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Stefan Löfven, Prime Minister of Sweden (178 kB)
Switzerland pdf-icon Her Excellency Ms. Simonetta Sommaruga, President of Switzerland (86 kB)
Syrian Arab Republic
Tajikistan pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Emomali Rahmon, President of Tajikistan (1534 kB)
Thailand pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Prayut Chan-O-Cha, Prime Minister of Thailand (77 kB)
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Gjorge Ivanov, President of The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (406 kB)
Timor-Leste
Togo* pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé, President of Togo (857 kB)
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Habib Essid, Prime Minister of Tunisia (714 kB)
Turkey pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President of Turkey (123 kB)
Turkmenistan
Tuvalu pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Enele Sosene Sopoaga, Prime Minister of Tuvalu (404 kB)
Uganda* pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi, Vice-President of Uganda (878 kB)
Ukraine pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine (686 kB)
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland pdf-icon H.E. Mr. David Cameron, Prime Minister of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the) (152 kB)
United Republic of Tanzania
United States of America pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Barack H. Obama, President of United States of America (the) (131 kB)
Uruguay
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu H.E. Mr. Christopher Claude A. Emelee, Deputy Prime Minsiter of Vanuatu
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) H.E. Mr. Nicolás Maduro Moros, President of Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Viet Nam pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Tan Dung Nguyen, Prime Minister of Viet Nam (163 kB) pdf-icon en (79 kB)
Yemen pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Khalid Mahfuz Bahah, Vice-President of Yemen (824 kB)
Zambia
Zimbabwe pdf-icon H.E. Mr. Robert Gabriel Mugabe, President of Zimbabwe (1072 kB)

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