March 03, 2015

Dr. Joanne Liu, the International President of MSF, delivers a speech to a high-level meeting of the European Union on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the steps still needed to fight the disease.

September 27, 2013

MSF calls on all state and non-state parties to the Syrian conflict to make immediate allowance for the delivery of humanitarian aid inside the country commensurate with the massive needs of the Syrian people.

June 05, 2013

After more than two years of raging conflict in Syria, humanitarian assistance inside the country and in neighboring states hosting Syrian refugees remains far below massive and growing needs.

May 18, 2011

This letter was sent to Heads of State or Governments of Member States of the European Union, to Presidents of European Institutions, and to the offices of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, and the International Organisation for Migration.

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).

July 13, 2005

Presentation of Nicolas de Torrente, Executive Director, MSF-USA, on Lessons Learned From the Recent Indian Ocean Earthquake/Tsunami – Response Challenges.

June 09, 2003

Nicolas de Torrente, Executive Director MSF-USA

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Mr. Chairman, distinguished members, I thank you for the opportunity to address the Commission on the urgent matter of the fate of Chechen civilians affected by war, particularly displaced persons currently in Ingushetia and who are being forced to return to Chechnya against their will.

February 14, 2002

Delivered by Catherine Dumait-Harper, MSF Delegate to the UN, at the International Peace Academy's Symposium for the Launch of the Report of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty "The Responsibility to Protect."

March 27, 2000

Delivered by Joelle Tanguy, U.S. Executive Director, MSF, at the World Affairs Council, San Francisco

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