Press Release

Press Release

18 August 2017
SC/12962

On 18 August 2017, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999), 1989 (2011) and 2253 (2015) concerning ISIL (Da’esh), Al-Qaida approved the addition of the entry specified below to 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 1 of Security Council resolution 2368 (2017) adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.

18 August 2017
SG/SM/18647-OBV/1736

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on World Humanitarian Day, to be observed in New York on 19 August:

18 August 2017
SG/SM/18648-OBV/1737

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the “Stand Together” event to mark World Humanitarian Day 2017, in New York today:

17 August 2017
SG/SM/18646

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

17 August 2017
SC/12959

On 4 August 2017, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1533 (2004) concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo held an open briefing with interested Member States on the illegal exploitation of natural resources in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The meeting was held in pursuance of paragraph 31 of resolution 2360 (2017), by which the Security Council encouraged the Chair to hold regular briefings for all interested Member States.  As the first open briefing of the Committee since its establishment, the meeting marked the importance that the Committee holds to reducing the impact that the illegal exploitation of natural resources has on the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

17 August 2017
SC/12960

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Amr Abdellatif Aboulatta (Egypt):

15 August 2017
SG/SM/18645

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

14 August 2017
SC/12953-DC/3729

From 7 until 11 August 2017, in cooperation with the United Nations Committee established pursuant to resolution 1540 (2004), China hosted a training course in Xi’an for 1540 national Points of Contact in the Asia-Pacific region.

14 August 2017
SC/12954-PKO/659

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Amr Abdellatif Aboulatta (Egypt):

14 August 2017
SC/12955

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Amr Abdellatif Aboulatta (Egypt):

14 August 2017
SG/SM/18643

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

14 August 2017
SG/SM/18644-PKO/660

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

14 August 2017
SG/SM/18641

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

14 August 2017
SG/SM/18642

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

12 August 2017
SG/SM/18639

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

12 August 2017
SG/SM/18640

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message for the forty-first World Scout Conference, in Baku, Azerbaijan, today:

11 August 2017
SG/SM/18638-OBV/1735

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message on International Youth Day, in New York today:

11 August 2017
SC/12951

On 28 July 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 workplan for 2017-2018.

11 August 2017
SC/12952

On 21 July 2017, during its informal consultations with the Panel of Experts, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2127 (2013) concerning the Central African Republic drew attention to the recommendation contained in paragraph 127 (d) of the midterm report of the Panel of Experts on the Central African Republic dated 26 July 2017 (document S/2017/639), which is available on the Committee’s website.

11 August 2017
DC/3728

NEW YORK, 15 August (Office for Disarmament Affairs) — The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific and the Government of Mongolia will jointly organize a training workshop on building capacity for the implementation of the Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in Central Asia, to be held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, on 16 and 17 August.