Press Release

Press Release

20 October 2017
SG/SM/18759

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

20 October 2017
SC/13038

On 20 October 2017, the Committee renewed the listing and enacted the amendments specified with strikethrough and underline in the entry specified below on its List of individuals and entities subject to the assets freeze, travel ban and other measures relating to attempts to illicitly export petroleum, including crude oil and refined petroleum products, from Libya (the Libya Sanctions List), set out in paragraphs 15 and/or 17 of Security Council resolution 1970 (2011) and/or paragraph 19 of resolution 1973 (2011), or paragraph 10 of resolution 2146 (2014) as extended and modified by paragraph 2 of resolution 2362 (2017), adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.  Updates are specified with strikethrough and underline in the entries below on its List.

19 October 2017
ORG/1657

Despite the increasingly complex security environment and an unprecedented rise in direct attacks against the United Nations, the number of its civilian personnel* casualties has fallen, Secretary‑General António Guterres reports.

19 October 2017
SG/SM/18756

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

19 October 2017
SC/13037

On 6 October 2017, members of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2206 (2015) concerning South Sudan were briefed by the Coordinator of the Panel of Experts on South Sudan in connection with the Panel’s 120-day report (document S/2017/789).

19 October 2017
SG/SM/18757

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message, delivered by Said Djinnit, his Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region, to the Regional Oversight Mechanism of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the region, in Brazzaville today:

19 October 2017
SG/SM/18758

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message, delivered by Said Djinnit, his Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region, to the seventh Ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region, in Brazzaville today:

18 October 2017
SG/SM/18754-OBV/1747-ORG/1655

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for United Nations Day, to be observed on 24 October:

18 October 2017
SC/13036

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President François Delattre (France):

18 October 2017
DSG/SM/1105

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at Africa Week 2017, in New York today:

18 October 2017
SG/SM/18755

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

17 October 2017
DSG/SM/1104-DEV/3296-ENV/DEV/1818

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the pre-Conference of the Parties Dinner, in Nadi, Fiji, today:

17 October 2017
DSG/SM/1103-ENV/DEV/1816

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery at the opening of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Pre-Conference of the Parties (COP), in Suva, Fiji, today:

17 October 2017
SG/SM/18752-ENV/DEV/1817

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the launch of the Global Dryland Alliance in Doha, 14 October:

17 October 2017
SG/SM/18753-DEV/3295-OBV/1746

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, observed today:

17 October 2017
SC/13033

On 17 October 2017, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1591 (2005) concerning the Sudan enacted the amendments specified with strikethrough and underline in the entry below on its Sanctions List of individuals and entities subject to the travel ban and assets freeze set out in paragraph 3 of Security Council resolution 1591 (2005) adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.

17 October 2017
SC/13034

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly terrorist attacks that took place in Paktia, Ghazni and Kabul on 17 October, which resulted in more than 70 people killed and over 200 wounded, for which the Taliban has claimed responsibility.

16 October 2017
SG/SM/18749

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks on Africa Week, in New York today:

16 October 2017
ENV/DEV/1814-PI/2216

The United Nations and Mattel, Inc., today announced at MIPJunior in Cannes, France, details of their collaboration to incorporate a number of the Sustainable Development Goals into the storylines of the animated children’s television series Thomas & Friends™.

16 October 2017
SG/SM/18750-PKO/678

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