Press Release

17 August 2018
SC/13459

On 10 August 2018, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2140 (2014) held informal consultations to consider the midterm update of the Panel of Experts on Yemen, submitted in accordance with paragraph 6 of resolution 2402 (2018).

17 August 2018
SC/13458

On 27 July 2018, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1533 (2004) concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo held a briefing for Member States on the final report of the Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (S/2018/531).  The briefing 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.

17 August 2018
SG/SM/19171-IHA/1454-OBV/1813

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

17 August 2018
SG/SM/19170-OBV/1812

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks at the opening of the multimedia exhibition “Surviving Terrorism:  Victim’s Voices”, in New York today:

17 August 2018
SG/A/1827-BIO/5121-DEV/3347

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Mirjana Spoljaric Egger of Switzerland as Assistant Administrator, Director of the Regional Bureau for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

17 August 2018
SG/SM/19169

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the wreath‑laying ceremony marking the fifteenth anniversary of the bombing of the United Nations Headquarters in Baghdad, in New York today:

16 August 2018
SG/A/1826-BIO/5120-PI/2234

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres has appointed Samir Aldarabi as Director of the United Nations Information Centre in Manama, covering Bahrain, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.  Mr. Aldarabi assumed his duties on 1 August 2018.

16 August 2018
SG/A/1825-BIO/5119-PI/2233

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Marguerite El-Helou as Director of the United Nations Information Centre in Beirut, covering Lebanon, Jordan, Kuwait and Syria.  Ms. El-Helou assumed her new duties on 1 August 2018.

16 August 2018
SG/SM/19168

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

15 August 2018
SC/13457

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Karen Pierce (United Kingdom):