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Remarks to opening of High-level Forum Ministerial Segment

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 9:08 am | UN Spokesman for the Secretary-General

Over the past four years, this High-Level Political Forum has kept the spotlight firmly on the Sustainable Development Goals. And over the coming days, you will again dive into the details of our collective efforts to take forward the 2030 Agenda for ... More >>

UN Secretary-General's press conference at the G20 Summit

Friday, 28 June 2019, 5:16 pm | UN Spokesman for the Secretary-General

Good morning, this G20 meeting takes place in a moment of high tension, high political tension. We have global warming, but we have also global political warming, and this can be seen in relation to trade and technology conflicts, it can be seen in relation ... More >>

Secretary-General’s remarks at the closing of PIF

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 5:37 pm | UN Spokesman for the Secretary-General

Secretary-General’s remarks at the closing of High-Level Political Dialogue of the Pacific Island Forum More >>

Secretary-General’s remarks at encounter with James Shaw

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 9:34 am | UN Spokesman for the Secretary-General

Secretary-General’s remarks at press encounter with James Shaw, New Zealand Minister for Climate Change More >>

UN Secretary-General on intolerance and hate-based violence

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 10:46 am | UN Spokesman for the Secretary-General

Around the world, we are seeing a disturbing groundswell of intolerance and hate-based violence targeting worshippers of many faiths. In recent days alone, a synagogue in the United States and a church in Burkina Faso have come under attack. Such incidents ... More >>

Secretary-General remarks at Islamic Cultural Center

Saturday, 23 March 2019, 1:25 pm | UN Spokesman for the Secretary-General

As salaam alaikum. I am honoured to be here on this holy day to pay my respects and show my solidarity with the Muslim community from New York to New Zealand and beyond. The horrific terror attack in Christchurch took place exactly one week ago. ... More >>

UN Secretary-General's Spokesman on NZ mosque attack

Saturday, 16 March 2019, 2:18 pm | UN Spokesman for the Secretary-General

The Secretary-General is shocked and appalled at the terrorist attack at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. He extends his deepest condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government and people of New Zealand. The Secretary General ... More >>

UN Secretary-General Message for International Women's Day

Friday, 8 March 2019, 10:04 am | UN Spokesman for the Secretary-General

Gender equality and women’s rights are fundamental to global progress on peace and security, human rights and sustainable development. We can only re-establish trust in institutions, rebuild global solidarity and reap the benefits of diverse ... More >>

UN Secretary-General 's Spokesman on data released by WMO

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 9:22 am | UN Spokesman for the Secretary-General

The Secretary-General notes with concern the data released by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) that have confirmed 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 as the four warmest years on record. According to the analysis, the global average surface temperature ... More >>

UN Secretary-General's Spokesperson on South Sudan

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 4:07 pm | UN Spokesman for the Secretary-General

The Secretary-General strongly condemns the brutal sexual attacks perpetrated against women and girls in the last ten days in the Unity region of South Sudan. These horrific acts are a distressing reminder of how, despite recent recommitments by South Sudan’s ... More >>

UN Secretary-General's Spokesman on the wildfires in the US

Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 10:55 am | UN Spokesman for the Secretary-General

The Secretary-General is deeply saddened by the loss of life and extensive damage that resulted from the wildfires in California in the United States. He extends his heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government and people ... More >>

UN Secretary-General's Spokesman on Indonesia

Tuesday, 30 October 2018, 10:12 am | UN Spokesman for the Secretary-General

The Secretary-General was deeply saddened to learn of the airplane accident in Indonesia, which reportedly took the lives of all those on board. He conveys his heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathy to the bereaved families and wishes that those affected by this ... More >>

The passing of the so-called settlements Regularisation bill

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 10:35 am | UN Spokesman for the Secretary-General

The Secretary-General deeply regrets the adoption of the so called "Regularisation bill" on 6 February by the Knesset. This bill is in contravention of international law and will have far reaching legal consequences for Israel. More >>

 

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