Press Release

Press Release

24 June 2016
SG/SM/17877

Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, in Cannes, France, today:

24 June 2016
SG/SM/17878

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

24 June 2016
DSG/SM/988-ECOSOC/6774-PBC/117

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the joint meeting of the Economic and Social Council and the Peacebuilding Commission, in New York today

24 June 2016
ENV/DEV/1683-PI/2176

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the launch of a first-of-its-kind initiative developed among the six largest communications businesses globally in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

24 June 2016
SG/SM/17879-OBV/1635

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message for the Day of the Seafarer, observed on 25 June:

24 June 2016
SG/SM/17880-OBV/1636-SOC/NAR/959

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message for the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, observed on 26 June:

24 June 2016
SC/12420

On 24 June 2016, 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.

23 June 2016
DSG/SM/986-SOC/NAR/958

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks on the World Drug Report 2016, in New York today:

23 June 2016
SC/12419

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

23 June 2016
DSG/SM/987-ECO/268

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s closing remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit, in New York on 23 June:

23 June 2016
SC/12418-DC/3640

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

23 June 2016
SG/SM/17875

Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks at the signing of the bilateral ceasefire agreement between the Government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia—People's Army (FARC-EP), in Havana today:

23 June 2016
SG/SM/17876-OBV/1634

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message on the United Nations Public Service Day, observed today:

23 June 2016
DSG/SM/985-PBC/115

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks to the third annual session of the Peacebuilding Commission, in New York today:

22 June 2016
SG/T/3107

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, accompanied by his wife, Ban Soon-taek, left New York on Monday, 13 June, for Brussels, Belgium, to participate in the European Development Days Forum.

22 June 2016
SG/T/3108

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, accompanied by his wife, Ban Soon-taek, flew on Wednesday, 15 June, from Brussels, Belgium, to St. Petersburg, Russian Federation, to attend the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

22 June 2016
SG/T/3109

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, accompanied by his wife, Ban Soon-taek, flew on Friday, 17 June, from St. Petersburg, Russian Federation, to Athens, Greece, for an official visit to the country.

22 June 2016
DSG/SM/984

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks at the celebration of the life of Jo Cox, in New York today:

22 June 2016
SG/SM/17873

Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks at 2016 United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit:  Making Global Goals Local Business, in New York, today:

22 June 2016
SG/SM/17874-AFR/3400

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