Press Release

22 February 2021
SG/SM/20593

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

22 February 2021
SG/SM/20592

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the Human Rights Council panel on “Fight against Racism and Discrimination 20 Years after the Adoption of the Durban Declaration and Plan of Action”, held today:

22 February 2021
SG/SM/20591

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the United Nations Environment Assembly today:

22 February 2021
SC/14443

On 22 February 2021, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2127 (2013) enacted the amendments specified with strikethrough and underline in the entry below on its List of individuals and entities.

22 February 2021
SG/SM/20590

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message on the occasion of European Parliamentary Week, today:

22 February 2021
SG/SM/20589

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message for the opening of the forty-sixth regular session of the Human Rights Council, held today:

22 February 2021
SC/14441

Somalia’s leaders must pull back from confrontation and avoid risky “winner‑take-all tactics” in efforts to break a sensitive political deadlock over the holding of elections, the top United Nations official in the East African country told the Security Council today during a videoconference meeting, as he urged stakeholders to reach an inclusive agreement, based on the electoral model agreed on 17 September 2020, as soon as possible.

22 February 2021
BIO/5381

The new Permanent Representative of Guinea-Bissau to the United Nations, Henrique Adriano Da Silva, paid a courtesy call on UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.  He earlier presented his credentials to the Secretariat on 18 February.

22 February 2021
BIO/5380

The new Permanent Representative of Bulgaria to the United Nations, Lachezara Stoeva, paid a courtesy call on UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.  She earlier presented her credentials to the Secretariat on 17 February.

22 February 2021
BIO/5378

The new Permanent Representative of Hungary to the United Nations, Zsuzsanna Horváth, paid a courtesy call on UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.  She earlier presented her credentials to the Secretariat on 16 February.