Press Release

3 August 2020
SG/SM/20196

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

3 August 2020
SC/14270

On 3 August 2020, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 751 (1992) concerning Somalia adopted an Implementation Assistance Notice:  “Summary of the improvised explosive device (IED) components ban and regulations in place for exportation of explosive materials to Somalia.”

3 August 2020
SG/SM/20195

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for International Youth Day, observed on 12 August:

3 August 2020
SG/SM/20194

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, observed on 9 August:

30 July 2020
DSG/SM/1435

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohamed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the World Bank board meeting on progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in New York today:

30 July 2020
SC/14269

The Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict, in connection with the examination of the third report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in Iraq (document S/2019/984), agreed to convey the following messages through a public statement by the Chair of the Working Group:

30 July 2020
SG/SM/20193

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

30 July 2020
SG/SM/20192

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 South-East Asia, in New York today:

29 July 2020
SC/14268

The closure of the Bab al-Salam border crossing is making it harder for humanitarians to access certain areas of Syria, an aid worker told the Security Council during a 29 July videoconference meeting, while the representative of a permanent Council member argued that it is possible to handle increased deliveries through a single crossing that remains open.

29 July 2020
SG/SM/20191

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