May 03, 2016

Speech by Dr. Joanne Liu

International President, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

United Nations Security Council Briefing

May 3, 2016, New York, USA

 

Excellencies,

Ladies and gentlemen,

Last Wednesday, airstrikes obliterated Al Quds Hospital in Aleppo.

They blew apart at least 50 men, women and children.

December 08, 2015

Remarks made in Washington, DC, on December 9, 2015, by Dr. Deane Marchbein, president of MSF-USA's Board of Directors, and Jason Cone, MSF-USA executive director, during MSF's event to honor those killed in Kunduz on October 3, 2015, and to hand over our petition calling for an independent investigation to the White House: 

December 08, 2015

Rohit Malpani, Director of Policy and Analysis of MSF's Access Campaign, testifies at a Congressional hearing on access to medicines in the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. 

November 19, 2015

Program meant to promote research for neglected diseases seriously flawed

October 07, 2015

Press briefing delivered by Jason Cone, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) USA executive director.

Watch the Full Press Briefing

Good morning, and thank you for being here. As noted, I am Jason Cone, the executive director of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), known internationally as MSF.

October 07, 2015

Speech delivered by Dr. Joanne Liu, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International President

Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

On Saturday morning, MSF patients and staff killed in Kunduz joined the countless number of people who have been killed around the world in conflict zones and referred to as "collateral damage" or as an "inevitable consequence of war." International humanitarian law is not about "mistakes." It is about intention, facts, and why.

September 17, 2015

The following remarks were delivered by Joanne Liu, MSF's international president, at the ceremony in New York City on September 18, 2015, during which the Lasker Foundation presented MSF with its Lasker-Bloomberg Public Service Award:

Our work in West Africa—recognized by this Lasker-Bloomberg award—would not be possible without the selfless determination and dedication of our staff—particularly our national staff from the Ebola-affected countries.

September 11, 2015

Across Europe, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams are seeing first-hand the failure of current policies that are leading to the suffering, and even deaths, of people fleeing some of the worst humanitarian crises of our time. In an open letter being published in newspapers across Europe, and being delivered today to all EU delegations in Brussels ahead of a major ministerial meeting on the issue this week, MSF calls for a radical rethink of current approaches to asylum-seekers and an end to the strategy of "deterrence."

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