Press Release

13 August 2018
BIO/5116

The new Permanent Representative of Yemen to the United Nations, Ahmed Awad Bin Mubarak, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

10 August 2018
SG/A/1824*-BIO/5114*-HR/5405*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, following approval by the General Assembly, has appointed Michelle Bachelet of Chile the next United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.   She will succeed Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein of Jordan, to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for his commitment and dedicated service to the United Nations.

9 August 2018
SC/13452

On 9 August 2018, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999), 1989 (2011) and 2253 (2015) concerning ISIL (Da’esh), Al-Qaida, and associated individuals, groups, undertakings and entities approved the addition of the entry specified below to its ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List of individuals and entities subject to the assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo set out in paragraph 1 of Security Council resolution 2368 (2017), and adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.

9 August 2018
SG/SM/19162

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

9 August 2018
SG/SM/19161

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

9 August 2018
SC/13451-PKO/746

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

9 August 2018
SG/SM/19160-DC/3783

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the Peace Memorial ceremony in Nagasaki, Japan, today:

8 August 2018
SG/A/1823*-BIO/5113*-HR/5404

The Secretary-General, following consultations with the chairs of regional groups of Member States, today informed the General Assembly of his intention to appoint Michelle Bachelet of Chile as the next United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

8 August 2018
SC/13449

On 8 August 2018, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolutions 1718 (2006) enacted the amendments specified with underline and strikethrough in the entry below on its 1718 Sanctions List of individuals and entities subject to the measures imposed by paragraphs 8(d) and 8 (e) of Security Council resolution 1718 adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations:

7 August 2018
SG/SM/19159

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