Political Affairs

Political Affairs

30 October 2017
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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.

10 July 2017
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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

13 June 2017
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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.

13 June 2017
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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:

29 September 2015
AFR/3224-PA/18

The Joint Communiqué on the Meeting of Foreign Ministers of the G-5 Sahel and the United Nations is not available in English.

12 March 2015
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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Miroslav Jenča of Slovakia as Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs.

2 October 2014
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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Jens Anders Toyberg-Frandzen of Denmark as Assistant Secretary-General ad interim for Political Affairs.
2 October 2014
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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Jens Anders Toyberg-Frandzen of Denmark as Assistant Secretary-General ad interim for Political Affairs.
17 June 2014
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Participants thanked the Government of Italy for hosting the Ministerial Conference on International Support for the Lebanese Armed Forces under the auspices of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the preparatory Senior Officials Meeting held in Rome on 10 April 2014.
25 November 2013
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United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson today convened a meeting of the International Support Group for Lebanon to review progress since its inaugural meeting under the chairmanship of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on 25 September, in the presence of President Michel Sleiman.
8 November 2013
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Attending the third meeting of the International Contact Group on the Central African Republic in Bangui, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman delivered a strong appeal from United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for action to address the “dire” situation gripping the country and its population.
1 May 2013
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The United Nations Trust Fund for the Fight against Piracy today approved a package of projects in support of anti-piracy efforts in Somalia and other affected States in the region, including Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Maldives and the Seychelles.
19 February 2013
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The United Nations Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCCT) in partnership with the Government of Saudi Arabia held a two-day international conference on 16 and 17 February in Riyadh. The meeting brought together participants from national, regional and international counter-terrorism centres, think tanks and Government-sponsored entities and initiatives from all regions of the world.
11 June 2012
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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.

21 September 2011
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The United Nations and the Government of Saudi Arabia have signed a contribution agreement for the creation of the United Nations Centre for Counter-Terrorism, to which the latter will contribute $10 million over three years.
28 April 2010
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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Tayé-Brook Zerihoun of Ethiopia as the Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs in the Department of Political Affairs. Mr. Zerihoun replaces Haile Menkerios of South Africa, who has been appointed as Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Sudan for a one-year period.
23 April 2010
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A package of projects to help Somalia and its neighbours prosecute maritime piracy suspects was approved today by a 10-nation board overseeing a new United Nations trust fund for the fight against piracy. The announcement was made at United Nations Headquarters by B. Lynn Pascoe, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, who chairs the Board of the Trust Fund to Support Initiatives of States Countering Piracy off the Coast of Somalia.
25 March 2009
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25 March 2009Secretary-GeneralSG/A/1177
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