Press Release

Press Release

25 July 2016
SG/SM/17945

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message to the League of Arab States Summit, delivered by Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, Special Envoy for Yemen, in Nouakchott today:

25 July 2016
ENV/DEV/1693-PI/2178

The United Nations announced that Monica Chelliah has won the Unite Ideas #Electricity4All Python programming challenge.  She was presented with the award during the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development.

25 July 2016
SG/SM/17946-GA/11807-ENV/DEV/1694

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

25 July 2016
SG/SM/17947

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s statement calling for the observance of the Olympic Truce for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, starting on 29 July:

23 July 2016
SC/12457-AFG/458

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Koro Bessho (Japan):

23 July 2016
SG/SM/17944-AFG/457

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

22 July 2016
SG/SM/17943-AFR/3417

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:

22 July 2016
SC/12456-AFR/3418

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Koro Bessho (Japan):

21 July 2016
DSG/SM/998-DEV/3239

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s opening remarks at the fifth biennial High-level Meeting of the Development Cooperation Forum, in New York today:

21 July 2016
SG/T/3116

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon left New York on Thursday, 14 July, for Kigali, Rwanda, where the African Union Summit was taking place, in order to meet with African leaders on the situation in South Sudan.

21 July 2016
SG/T/3117

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon left Kigali, Rwanda, for Nairobi, Kenya, on 17 July for the opening of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD 14).

21 July 2016
SG/T/3118

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon left Nairobi, Kenya, on the evening of 17 July, for Durban, South Africa, in order to attend the AIDS2016 Conference.

21 July 2016
SG/SM/17941-AFR/3416

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message, delivered by Jeffrey Feltman, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, for the inauguration of the new premises of the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA), in Libreville today:

21 July 2016
SC/12453

On 21 July 2016, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1988 (2011) enacted the amendments specified with strikethrough and underline in the entry below to its List (the 1988 List) of individuals and entities subject to the assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo set out in paragraph 1 of Security Council resolution 2255 (2015) adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.

A. Individuals

20 July 2016
SG/SM/17939-SC/12452

The following statement by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was issued today:

20 July 2016
SG/SM/17940-ENV/DEV/1691

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message, delivered by Thomas Gass, Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs, to the event marking the launch of “Implementing the SDGs:  Taking Stock of the Challenge and Starting to Measure Progress”, in New York on 20 July:

20 July 2016
DSG/SM/997-ENV/DEV/1692

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks at the High-level Political Forum Side Event on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, in New York today:

19 July 2016
DSG/SM/996-ECO/269-ENV/DEV/1688

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks at the Sustainable Development Goals Business Forum, in New York today:

19 July 2016
SG/SM/17937-ECOSOC/6788-ENV/DEV/1689

Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks to the High-Level Political Forum side event on El Niño and Climate, in the Economic and Social Council Chamber, in New York today:

19 July 2016
SG/SM/17938-ECOSOC/6789-ENV/DEV/1690

Following are UN secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks to the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, in New York today: