Press Release

9 July 2020
ENV/DEV/2037

The United Nations announced new plans to accelerate progress to achieve the water and sanitation-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at a special event today.

9 July 2020
DSG/SM/1429

Following is the text of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohamed’s video message to the Group of Friends of Universal Health Care, in New York today:

9 July 2020
DSG/SM/1430

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohamed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at a meeting of university presidents, in New York today:

9 July 2020
SG/SM/20170

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the high-level political forum special event to launch the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 Global Acceleration Framework, today:

9 July 2020
SG/SM/20169

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message for the twenty-fifth anniversary of the genocide in Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, commemorated on 11 July:

9 July 2020
SG/SM/20168

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Clean Energy Transition Summit, in New York today:

9 July 2020
SG/SM/20167

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message for the launch of the policy brief on “The Impact of COVID-19 on Latin America and the Caribbean”, in New York today:

8 July 2020
SC/14243

With foreign interference surging, front lines between combatants shifting, tens of thousands fleeing their homes and the threat of COVID-19 looming large, a negotiated solution to the crisis in Libya — now in its tenth year — is more urgent than ever, Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council in a 8 July videoconference meeting dedicated to the situation in the North African country.

8 July 2020
SC/14244

The Security Council failed on 7 and 8 July to adopt draft resolutions that would have renewed its authorization for the cross-border mechanism that enables the United Nations and its implementing partners to deliver humanitarian aid into Syria via the country’s border with Turkey.

8 July 2020
SG/SM/20166

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Security Council open video-teleconference meeting on the situation in Libya, in New York today: