Press Release

20 January 2017
SG/SM/18414-ECOSOC/6803

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message, delivered by Wu Hongbo, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, to the retreat of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) President, at Glen Cove, New York, today:

20 January 2017
SG/SM/18413-DEV/3262

Following is UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ message to the Sustainable Development Goals Alliance Portugal, in Lisbon today:

19 January 2017
SG/SM/18411-ECO/275-ENV/DEV/1771

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the special session event titled “Cooperation for Peace:  Tackling the Root Causes of Global Crises”, in Davos, Switzerland, today:

19 January 2017
Note No. 6493

The Department of Public Information will officially open a provocative exhibition from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on the important role of propaganda in bringing the Nazi Party to power, and in preparing the way for the Final Solution that resulted in the murder of 6 million Jewish people during the Holocaust.

19 January 2017
SG/SM/18412-AFR/3524

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

19 January 2017
SG/A/1701-BIO/4922-PI/2190

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Derk Segaar of the Netherlands as Director of the United Nations Information Centre in New Delhi, covering India and the Kingdom of Bhutan.  Mr. Segaar assumes his duties on 20 January 2017.

19 January 2017
DC/3680

NEW YORK, 19 January (Office for Disarmament Affairs) — The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific has launched a project to assist the Philippines in strengthening its national capacity to control transfers of small arms and light weapons, with a view to preventing their illicit trade and diversion.

18 January 2017
SC/12687-AFR/3523

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Olof Skoog (Sweden):

18 January 2017
SG/SM/18410-AFR/3522

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

18 January 2017
SC/12686

On 18 January 2017, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999), 1989 (2011) and 2253 (2015) enacted the amendments specified with underline and strikethrough in the entry below on its ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List of individuals and entities subject to the assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo set out in paragraph 2 of Security Council resolution 2253 (2015) adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations: