Press Release

30 June 2020
SG/SM/20150

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message for the commemoration of the International Day of Parliamentarians, observed today:

30 June 2020
SG/SM/20152

The text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the Group of Five for the Sahel Summit, held in Nouakchott today, is not available in English.

29 June 2020
SC/14231

Experts briefing the Security Council during a 29 June videoconference meeting warned that cases of COVID-19 are likely to spread “like wildfire” amid Syria’s displaced millions — already suffering from hunger, spiking food prices and a health system decimated by war — while urging members to promptly renew the country’s crucial cross-border aid mechanism amid the pandemic.

29 June 2020
SC/14232

An agreement between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is within reach, with the United Nations standing ready to support talks and the African Union-led process to settle remaining differences, the Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs told the Security Council in a 29 June videoconference meeting.

29 June 2020
SG/A/1968

The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, in collaboration with the United Nations Rome-based Agencies, will convene the Food Systems Summit in 2021, as a critical contribution to the Decade of Action to deliver the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals.

29 June 2020
SG/SM/20149

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

29 June 2020
SC/14234

The Security Council, in a 29 June videoconference meeting, announced its decision to renew the mandate of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) in the Golan for six months until 31 December and called on Israel and Syria to fully respect the terms of the 1974 Disengagement of Forces Agreement.

29 June 2020
SC/14235

The Security Council, in a 29 June videoconference meeting, extended the mandate of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) until 30 June 2021 and set out a series of priority measures to be fulfilled in the coming 12 months by the Mission and the Malian parties.

29 June 2020
SC/14233

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Nicolas de Rivière (France):

29 June 2020
SG/SM/20148

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