ADDIS ABABA/NEW YORK, 1 February (Department of Political Affairs) — The United Nations-African Union Joint Task Force on Peace and Security held its fourteenth consultative meeting at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 30 January 2018.
NEW YORK, 30 October (United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism) — Secretary-General António Guterres participated in the fifteenth meeting of the Advisory Board of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Centre in New York today.
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:
ASHGABAT, 13 June (Department of Political Affairs) — United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres chaired a high-level Central Asian dialogue on implementing the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy in that region today, as Ministers from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan adopted a joint declaration on strengthening regional collaboration in countering terrorism.
Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the high-level dialogue on implementing the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy in Central Asia, in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, today:
The Joint Communiqué on the Meeting of Foreign Ministers of the G-5 Sahel and the United Nations is not available in English.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Miroslav Jenča of Slovakia as Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Jeffrey D. Feltman of the United States as Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs. Mr. Feltman will replace B. Lynn Pascoe, to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for his dedicated service to the United Nations and for his able leadership of the Department of Political Affairs during a challenging period.
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