Press Release

13 July 2018
SG/A/1819-BIO/5109

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Hanna S. Tetteh of Ghana as Director‑General of the United Nations Office at Nairobi.  She succeeds Sahle‑Work Zewde, who has been appointed as Special Representative to the African Union and Head of the United Nations Office to the African Union.

13 July 2018
SG/SM/19134-DEV/3346

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

13 July 2018
SEA/2075

NEW YORK, 13 July (United Nations Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea, Office of Legal Affairs) — The Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf will hold its forty-seventh session from 16 July to 31 August 2018.  The plenary segments of the session will be held from 6 to 10 August and from 27 to 31 August.  The remainder of the session will be devoted to the technical examination of submissions at the Division’s geographic information systems laboratories and other technical facilities.

13 July 2018
SG/T/3226

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres arrived in Addis Ababa early on Monday morning, 9 July, to attend the second annual United Nations-African Union conference.

12 July 2018
SG/A/1818-BIO/5105-PKO/744

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Major General Stefano Del Col of Italy as Head of Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL).

12 July 2018
BIO/5108

The new Permanent Representative of Côte d’Ivoire to the United Nations, Kacou Houadja Léon Adom, presented his credentials to UN Secretary‑General António Guterres today.

12 July 2018
BIO/5107

The new Permanent Representative of Senegal to the United Nations, Cheikh Niang, presented his credentials to UN Secretary‑General António Guterres today.

12 July 2018
BIO/5106

The new Permanent Representative of Viet Nam to the United Nations, Dang Dinh Quy, presented his credentials to UN Secretary‑General António Guterres today.

12 July 2018
SC/13419

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Olof Skoog (Sweden):

12 July 2018
SG/A/1817

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the launch of a High-Level Panel on Digital Cooperation.