Press Release

18 January 2021
SG/SM/20540

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

18 January 2021
SC/14416

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Tarek Ladeb (Tunisia):

18 January 2021
SC/14415

On 18 January 2021, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1518 (2003) approved the removal of the following individuals from its List of Individuals and Entities subject to the assets freeze set out by paragraphs 19 and 23 of Security Council resolution 1483 (2003) adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations:

18 January 2021
SC/14413

Today’s challenges, including the COVID-19 pandemic, are a reminder of the wisdom of those who drafted the Charter of the United Nations 75 years ago, enshrining the potential role of regional arrangements in the maintenance of international peace and security, the Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs told the Security Council today.

18 January 2021
SG/A/2016*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Ján Kubiš of Slovakia as his Special Envoy on Libya and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL).  This position is established pursuant to Security Council resolution 2542 (2020).

18 January 2021
DSG/SM/1532

Following is the text of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed’s video message at the observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday, today:

18 January 2021
SC/14414

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Tarek Ladeb (Tunisia):

18 January 2021
SG/SM/20539

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks, as delivered, at the handover ceremony of the Chairmanship of the “Group of 77” developing countries and China for 2021, today:

17 January 2021
SG/SM/20538

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

16 January 2021
SG/SM/20536

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