Press Release

23 January 2019
Note No. 6518

The United Nations will mark the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust with a memorial ceremony, beginning on Monday, 28 January, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the General Assembly Hall.

23 January 2019
SG/SM/19440-OBV/1856

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, observed on 27 January:

23 January 2019
SG/SM/19439-OBV/1855

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on the International Day of Education, observed on 24 January:

22 January 2019
SG/A/1851-BIO/5173

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Huang Xia of the People’s Republic of China as his Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region.  He succeeds Said Djinnit of Algeria, to whom the Secretary-General is deeply grateful for his dedicated service and distinguished United Nations career.

21 January 2019
SG/A/1850-BIO/5172-REC/275

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Rola Dashti of Kuwait as the next Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA).

21 January 2019
SC/13673

On 14 December 2018, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1591 (2005) concerning the Sudan held informal consultations to consider the final report of the Panel of Experts, submitted in accordance with paragraph 2 of resolution 2400 (2018).

20 January 2019
SC/13672-PKO/762

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President José Singer Weisinger (Dominican Republic):

20 January 2019
SG/SM/19438-PKO/761

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

19 January 2019
SG/SM/19437

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

18 January 2019
SC/13671

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President José Singer Weisinger (Dominican Republic):