Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

22 October 2017
SG/2240

Following is the joint statement of the African Union and the United Nations on the forthcoming presidential election in Kenya, issued today in Addis Ababa and New York:

19 April 2017
SG/2239

On 19 April 2017, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat convened the first United Nations-African Union Annual Conference, at United Nations Headquarters in New York.

30 January 2017
SG/2238*-BIO/4927*

António Guterres of Portugal, the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations, took office on 1 January 2017.

29 January 2017
SG/2237-AFR/3526

The African Union, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), and the United Nations held a joint consultative meeting on South Sudan on 29 January on the margins of the African Union twenty-eighth Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government in Addis Ababa.

12 December 2016
SG/2235-GA/11874

Following are UN Secretary-General-designate António Guterres’ remarks to the General Assembly on taking the oath of office, in New York today:

12 December 2016
SG/2236

Following is a transcript of UN Secretary-General-designate António Guterres’ remarks at a press encounter, in New York today:

25 October 2016
SG/2234

Despite progress in the realization of children’s rights, as set out in the Convention on the Rights of the Child, too many commitments remain unfulfilled.  This is particularly true for children deprived of liberty, who often remain invisible and forgotten.

10 October 2016
SG/2233-ENV/DEV/1736

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the launch of a new platform for scaling up innovative finance solutions to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 at a meeting with high-level officials from ministries of finance and foreign affairs, together with leaders from major global financial institutions.

23 September 2016
SG/2232

The following statement by the Middle East Quartet (United Nations, Russian Federation, United States, European Union) was issued today:

21 September 2016
SG/2231-HQ/713

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and International Olympic Committee (OIC) President Thomas Bach today unveiled a cornerstone plaque to commemorate the United Nations-IOC partnership to build a United Nations staff recreation facility.

14 May 2016
SG/2230-AFR/3378

The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, and the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, welcome the peaceful conduct of the partial re-run for the elections of President of Comoros and Governor of the Autonomous Island of Anjouan.

12 May 2016
SG/2229-AFR/3376

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, and the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, condemn Monday’s attacks by armed groups on an internally displaced persons camp and the shooting at a nearby market in Sortoni, North Darfur.

6 May 2016
SG/2228

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has established the United Nations Zika Response Multi-Partner Trust Fund to finance critical unfunded priorities in the response to the Zika outbreak.

10 March 2016
SG/2227-AFR/3341

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, and the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, condemn Wednesday’s attack on the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) by an unknown armed group, in which one South African peacekeeper was killed and another wounded.  The attack took place 40 kilometres south-west of Kutum, North Darfur, while the peacekeepers, on patrol, were travelling from Kutum to Djarido.

 

4 March 2016
SG/2226-AFR/3334

The United Nations, African Union, Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), European Union and the International Organization of La Francophonie welcome the final results of the second round of the presidential elections in the Central African Republic announced by the Transitional Constitutional Court on 1 March 2016, which were conducted peacefully with the active participation of the Central African people.

3 March 2016
SG/2225-AFR/3333

The following statement was issued by the United Nations and the African Union today in New York and Addis Ababa:

12 February 2016
SG/2224

The following statement by the Middle East Quartet (United Nations, Russian Federation, United States, European Union) was issued today:

31 October 2015
SG/2223

The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, and the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Peter Maurer, have issued an unprecedented joint warning about the impact of today’s conflicts on civilians and appealed for urgent and concrete action to address human suffering and insecurity.

23 October 2015
SG/2222

The following statement by the Middle East Quartet (United Nations, Russian Federation, United States, European Union) was issued today:

2 October 2015
SG/2221-AFR/3230

A high-level event on South Sudan took place on 29 September 2015 at the Head of State level. As an outcome of the meeting, the members of IGAD Plus supported issuing the following communiqué: