First-ever public discussion with Secretary-General candidates

Informal dialogues with the candidates: What you need to know

  • Start on Tuesday, 12 April New York time
  • Each candidate will have an opening statement, then take questions
  • Finish on Thursday, 14 April
  • Next round of dialogues will be in June
  • Security Council will begin deliberations in July
  • Learn more about the selection process

Informal Dialogues Schedule (New York Time)

Tuesday, 12 April 2016
09:00 Mr. Igor Lukšić, Montenegro
– Official GA document A/70/688 – S/2016/43
– Vision Statement of Igor Lukšić

11:00 Ms. Irina Bokova, Bulgaria
– Official GA document: A/70/732 – S/2016/139
– Vision Statement of Irina Bokova

15:00 Mr. António Guterres, Portugal
– Official GA document A/70/768 – S/2016/206
– Vision Statement of António Guterres

Wednesday, 13 April 2016
09:00 Mr. Danilo Türk, Slovenia
– Official GA document A/70/731 – S/2016/128
– Vision Statement of Danilo Türk

11:00 Ms. Vesna Pusić, Croatia
– Official GA document A/70/687 – S/2016/40
– Vision Statement of Vesna Pusić

15:00 Ms. Natalia Gherman, Republic of Moldova
– Official GA document A/70/752 – S/2016/166
– Vision Statement of Natalia Gherman

Thursday, 14 April 2016
11:00 Ms. Helen Clark, New Zealand
– Vision Statement of Helen Clark

15:00 Mr. Srgjan Kerim, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
– Official GA document A/70/672 – S/2015/1054
– Vision Statement of Srgjan Kerim