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UN Secretary-General condemns terrorist attack in Barcelona

Friday, 18 August 2017, 9:19 am | United Nations

The Secretary-General condemns today's terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain. More >>

UN Sec-Gen on DPRK

Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 4:17 pm | United Nations

Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea The Secretary-General strongly condemns the launch of a ballistic missile of possible intercontinental range conducted by the Democratic ... More >>

Spokesman for the Secretary-General On China

Sunday, 25 June 2017, 7:36 pm | United Nations

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General On China The Secretary-General is saddened to learn of the loss of life and devastation caused by the mudslides in Maoxin county, Sichuan province, in the People’s Republic of China. The Secretary-General ... More >>

Secretary-General on the death of Helmut Kohl

Saturday, 17 June 2017, 12:43 pm | United Nations

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the death of Helmut Kohl More >>

Ocean Conference concludes

Saturday, 10 June 2017, 11:45 am | United Nations

Countries set to agree on decisive and urgent actions to restore marine world to health as Ocean Conference concludes Universal agreement on need for measures to reverse ocean deterioration New York, 9 June —The 193 Member States of the United ... More >>

UN Secretary-General on attacks in London

Monday, 5 June 2017, 12:18 pm | United Nations

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on attacks in London The Secretary-General strongly condemns the terrorist attacks in London last night. He expresses his condolences to the families of the victims and wishes the injured ... More >>

Surge in voluntary commitments for ocean action

Sunday, 4 June 2017, 11:56 am | United Nations

Surge in voluntary commitments for ocean action as Conference to halt ocean degradation set to open More than 600 commitments received; countries agree to Call for Action More >>

Secretary-General’s remarks on climate change

Saturday, 3 June 2017, 2:10 pm | United Nations

Secretary-General’s remarks on climate change at a press encounter in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation 2 June 2017 More >>

Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Manchester attack

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 5:35 pm | United Nations

The Secretary-General strongly condemns the horrific terrorist attack in Manchester on Monday, 22 May. More >>

Lift blockade of Yemen to stop “catastrophe”

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 10:33 am | United Nations

GENEVA (12 April 2017) – The blockade of war-ravaged Yemen must be lifted immediately to allow the entry of relief supplies to tackle a humanitarian catastrophe in which millions of people are facing famine, says a UN rights expert. More >>

Chibok girls kidnapping – Third anniversary

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 10:31 am | United Nations

UN experts mark third anniversary of Nigeria kidnapping with new plea for “forgotten” Chibok girls More >>

UN Secretary-General on Syria

Saturday, 8 April 2017, 11:08 am | United Nations

I continue to follow the situation in Syria closely and with grave concern. I was abhorred by the chemical weapons attack in Khan Shaykhun, Syria, and the death and injury of many innocent civilians. I have long stated that there needs to be accountability ... More >>

Opium cultivation in Shan State Myanmar

Saturday, 4 March 2017, 9:05 pm | United Nations

Opium cultivation in Shan State Myanmar is concentrated in areas with poor security, says UNODC More >>

Secretary-General on the death of Vitaly Ivanovic Churkin

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 4:14 pm | United Nations

I have just returned to New York and have learned with shock and sadness of the news of the sudden passing of Ambassador Vitaly Ivanovich Churkin, who was an outstanding diplomat. More >>

Small Island Developing States meet in Bahamas

Saturday, 18 February 2017, 1:27 pm | United Nations

Small Island Developing States meet in Bahamas to take stock of progress towards the 2030 development agenda More >>

Torture is torture, and waterboarding is not an exception

Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 10:31 am | United Nations

GENEVA (30 January 2017) – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on torture, Nils Melzer, has appealed to US President Donald Trump not to reconsider the acceptability of waterboarding and other methods of torture used as interrogation techniques. More >>

Ceasefire between Gov't of Syria & armed opposition groups

Friday, 30 December 2016, 11:35 am | United Nations

The Special Envoy welcomes the announcement of a nationwide ceasefire between the Government of Syria and armed opposition groups in Syria, to come into effect at 00:00 hours on Friday, 30 December 2016. More >>

Israeli, Palestinian Leaders Urged to Return to Negotiations

Wednesday, 28 December 2016, 12:04 pm | United Nations

Welcoming Adoption of Security Council Resolution 2334 (2016), Secretary-General Urges Return of Israeli, Palestinian Leaders to Meaningful Negotiations More >>

Adoption of Security Council resolution 2328 (2016) on Syria

Tuesday, 20 December 2016, 12:18 pm | United Nations

Statement attributable to the Spokesperson of the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Syria 19 December 2016 The Special Envoy welcomes the adoption of Security Council resolution 2328 (2016) on Syria. He hopes that this could be a beginning of the restoration ... More >>

Transcript of stakeout by UN Special Envoy for Syria

Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 12:01 pm | United Nations

SdeM. Good afternoon, you had the opportunity of talking to the ambassador of the Russian Federation and I would like to give you a very short summary because this time it was the Secretary-General himself who spoke to the Security Council. I will ... More >>

 

 

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