Press Release

1 December 2020
SG/SM/20464

Following is UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ message on the International Day Civil Aviation Day, today:

1 December 2020
GA/PAL/1434

In the context of a humanitarian crisis exacerbated by COVID‑19, speakers called on Israel to end its illegal practices and enable an environment conducive to a negotiated peace with Palestinians, as the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People met today to observe the annual International Day of Solidarity.

1 December 2020
SG/SM/20462

Following is UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ message on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, observed on 3 December:

1 December 2020
SC/14368

On 1 December 2020, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1518 (2003) approved the removal of the following individual and entities from its List of Individuals and Entities subject to the assets freeze set out by paragraphs 19 and 23 of Security Council resolution 1483 (2003) adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations:

1 December 2020
SG/SM/20466

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks to the General Assembly Solemn Meeting in Commemoration of all Victims of the Second World War, held today:

1 December 2020
SG/A/1993

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed François Batalingaya of Rwanda as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in the Comoros, with the host Government’s approval.

1 December 2020
SG/SM/20465

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks at the commemoration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the World Summit for Social Development, held today:

1 December 2020
SG/SM/20460

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks at the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People 2020 Virtual Meeting, held today:

1 December 2020
SG/SM/20461

Following is UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ message on the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, today:

1 December 2020
SG/SM/20459

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message for the launch of the report “From Promise to Action:  The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration”, today: