December 12, 2013

Ms. Valerie Amos
Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator
United Nations

Geneva, December 12, 2013

Dear Ms. Amos,

With this Open Letter, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) wishes to express its deep concern about the unacceptable performance of the United Nations humanitarian system in the Central African Republic over the last year.

March 31, 2009

Falling through the Cracks: The Mounting Health Crisis amid Situations of Precarious Stability

Statement by Sophie Delaunay, Executive Director Médecins Sans Frontières

On behalf of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), I would like to thank the President of the Economic and Social Council for the opportunity to speak on the important topic of “health challenges in post-crisis situations.”

July 29, 2008


MSF official statement

Once again in this type of situation, there is a lot of confusion introduced, whether deliberately or through a lack of correct information, between the role of the states that have ratified the statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), the United Nations, and the activities of independent humanitarian organizations such as Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

February 21, 2007

Presentation by Fabrice Weissman, MSF Foundation and former Head of Mission for MSF in Darfur, Sudan to Panel Discussion at Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs

January 23, 2006

A Statement Delivered by Helen O'Neill, Deputy Director of Operations, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) at the United Nations Security Council "Arria Formula" meeting

July 26, 2005

Statement by Dr. Nathalie Civet, Head of Mission in Sudan for Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) delivered to the United Nations Security Council "Arria Formula" meeting

May 23, 2004

Statement by Ton Koene, Emergency Coordinator, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to the United Nations Security Council "Arria Formula" Meeting

May 15, 2003

Transcript of an MSF doctor's extemporaneous remarks on Kala Azar in the Sudan before the Congressional Human Rights Caucus and the Congressional Black Caucus Health Brain Trust on access to medicines.

June 12, 2002

A Statement for the Record For the Committee on International Relations Subcommittee on Africa.

March 04, 2002

A U.N. Security Council Briefing Delivered by Erwin van der Borght, MSF Head of Mission in Angola

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