Press Release

Press Release

26 August 2016
SG/SM/18003-AFR/3436

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s video message for the sixth Tokyo Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) high-level side event on “TICAD support for good governance in Africa through the effective implementation of Agenda 2063 and the Yokohama and Nairobi Declarations”, in Nairobi today:

26 August 2016
SC/12492

At its fifty-eighth meeting, on 17 May 2016, the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict, in connection with the examination of the second report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in Iraq (S/2015/852), agreed to address the following message through a public statement issued by the Char of the Working Group.

26 August 2016
SC/12493

On 26 August 2016, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2140 (2014) enacted the amendments specified with underline and strikethrough in the entries below on its List of individuals subject to the assets freeze and travel ban measures set out in paragraphs 11 and 15, respectively, of resolution 2140 (2014) and the arms embargo set out in paragraph 14 of resolution 2216 (2015) adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.

26 August 2016
SG/SM/18002-AFR/3435

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

25 August 2016
SC/12491-AFG/459

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Ramlan Bin Ibrahim (Malaysia):

24 August 2016
SG/SM/17998

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

24 August 2016
SG/T/3119

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Rio de Janeiro from New York, having transited through Buenos Aires, on Thursday morning, 4 August.

24 August 2016
SG/T/3120

Late on Sunday, 7 August, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, accompanied by Madam Ban Soon-taek, arrived in Argentina by car from Brazil at Iguazú.  After visiting the Iguazú Falls from the Argentine side, he travelled onwards by air to Buenos Aires.

24 August 2016
SG/T/3121

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, accompanied by Madam Ban Soon-taek, arrived in Los Angeles from Argentina on Wednesday morning, 10 August.

24 August 2016
SG/T/3122

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Madam Ban Soon-taek arrived in Calgary from San Francisco at midday on Friday, 12 August.

24 August 2016
SG/SM/17999-DC/3648

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

24 August 2016
SG/SM/18000

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

24 August 2016
SG/SM/18001

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

23 August 2016
SG/A/1677-AFR/3433-PKO/601

The Secretary-General today announced the appointment of Major General (retired) Patrick Cammaert of the Netherlands to lead an independent special investigation into the violence in Juba, South Sudan, in July 2016, and the response of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).

23 August 2016
SG/SM/17996-SC/12486-DC/3647

Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks to the Security Council at the open debate on the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, in New York today:

23 August 2016
SC/12487

On 23 August 2016, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2127 (2013) concerning the Central African Republic approved the following individuals as subject to the measures imposed by paragraphs 5 and 8 of resolution 2262 (2016):

23 August 2016
SC/12488

On 23 August 2016, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2127 (2013) concerning the Central African Republic enacted the amendments specified with underline in the entry below on its Sanctions List of individuals and entities subject to the assets freeze and travel ban set out in paragraphs 5 and 8 of Security Council resolution 2262 (2016) adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations:

23 August 2016
SG/SM/17997-AFR/3434

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

22 August 2016
SG/SM/17993-DC/3646-OBV/1650

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message on the International Day against Nuclear Tests, observed on 29 August:

22 August 2016
SG/SM/17994-L/3258

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