Press Release

20 November 2017
DSG/SM/1114-DEV/3300-OBV/1754

Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohamed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery on World Toilet Day in New York today:

20 November 2017
SC/13080

On 20 November 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 1 of Security Council resolution 2368 (2017) adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.

17 November 2017
SG/SM/18788-OBV/1752

Following is UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ message on Africa Industrialization Day, to be observed on 20 November:

17 November 2017
GA/SHC/4222

The Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) approved 11 draft resolutions today, ranging from the protection of human rights when countering terrorism, to safeguarding access to drinking water and sanitation, and creating youth-effective policies.

17 November 2017
SG/SM/18789-SC/13074

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks to the Security Council meeting on security challenges in the Mediterranean region, in New York today:

17 November 2017
SC/13075

On 10 November 2017, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1591 (2005) concerning the Sudan‑held first‑ever joint informal consultations with the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1970 (2011) concerning Libya and the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2206 (2015) concerning South Sudan.

17 November 2017
SG/A/1772*-BIO/5045*-PKO/688

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Lieutenant General (Retired) Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz of Brazil to lead a high‑level review of peacekeeping fatalities and injuries due to violent acts.  The review will submit short- and long‑term recommendations to the Secretary‑General on measures to reduce the number of fatalities and injuries.

16 November 2017
DSG/SM/1113-SAG/493

Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the World Health Organization (WHO) global ministerial conference on ending tuberculosis (TB), in Moscow today:

16 November 2017
SG/SM/18787-HR/5374

Following is UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ speech at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) of the University of London on “Counter‑terrorism and human rights:  winning the fight while upholding our values”, in London today:

16 November 2017
SG/SM/18786

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