Press Release

Press Release

24 March 2017
SG/SM/18472-GA/11901-OBV/1716

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the General Assembly commemorative meeting for the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, in New York today:

23 March 2017
SG/SM/18471-SC/12762

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Security Council on South Sudan, in New York today:

23 March 2017
SC/12763-DC/3690

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Matthew Rycroft (United Kingdom):

23 March 2017
SG/SM/18470-GA/11899-ENV/DEV/1778

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the high-level event on “Climate Change and the Sustainable Development Agenda”, in New York today:

21 March 2017
SG/SM/18467-GA/11896-HQ/717

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the General Assembly tribute to Ambassador Vitaly Churkin, in New York today:

21 March 2017
SG/SM/18468-GA/11897-OBV/1714

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres' remarks to the special meeting of the General Assembly in commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, in New York today:

21 March 2017
SC/12758

On 21 March 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 entries 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 2 of Security Council resolution 2253 (2015) adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.

21 March 2017
SG/SM/18469-OBV/1715

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at a ceremony marking the International Day of Nowruz, in New York today:

20 March 2017
SG/T/3158

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres travelled from New York via Kenya to Somalia, were he arrived on Tuesday morning, 7 March, to highlight the ongoing risk of famine and cholera faced by millions in the country.

20 March 2017
SG/T/3159

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres arrived in Nairobi from Somalia on Tuesday evening, 7 March.

20 March 2017
DSG/SM/1045-OBV/1713

Following is UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks as prepared for delivery for the International Day of Happiness observance today:

16 March 2017
SG/SM/18466

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

16 March 2017
SC/12755

On 16 March 2017, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999), 1989 (2011) and 2253 (2015) concerning ISIL (Da’esh), Al‑Qaida and associated individuals, groups, undertakings and entities removed the name below from the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List after concluding its consideration of the delisting requests for this name submitted through the Office of the Ombudsperson established pursuant to Security Council resolution 1904 (2009), and after considering the Comprehensive Report of the Ombudsperson on this delisting request.

15 March 2017
SG/SM/18464-SC/12752-HR/5347

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Security Council at the open debate on trafficking in persons in conflict situations:  forced labour, slavery and other similar practices, in New York today:

15 March 2017
SG/SM/18465

The following statement by UN Secretary-General António Guterres was issued today:

13 March 2017
SG/SM/18462-SOC/NAR/960

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message on the sixtieth anniversary of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs:

13 March 2017
SG/SM/18463-WOM/2107

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the opening session of the Commission on the Status of Women, in New York today:

13 March 2017
SC/12750

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Matthew Rycroft (United Kingdom):

13 March 2017
DSG/SM/1044-DEV/3264-WOM/2108

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed's remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the event on women’s role in the implementation of the New Urban Agenda: harnessing and strengthening sustainable urbanization using participatory methodologies for women and youth empowerment, in New York today:

12 March 2017
SG/SM/18461

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