Press Release

21 September 2020
SG/SM/20264

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the General Assembly meeting marking the seventy-fifth anniversary of the United Nations, in New York today:

18 September 2020
SC/14309

With relative calm prevailing in Syria and the need to alleviate the suffering of its people all the more urgent amid the COVID-19 pandemic, now is the time to press ahead towards a lasting political settlement, the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy told the Security Council during an 18 September videoconference meeting.

18 September 2020
DSG/SM/1448

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Sustainable Development Goals Moment, in New York today:

18 September 2020
SC/14311

The Security Council, in a videoconference meeting on 18 September, announced its decision to renew the mandates of the United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh/ISIL (UNITAD) — and the Special Adviser leading it — until 21 September 2021.

18 September 2020
SC/14310

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Abdou Abarry (Niger):

18 September 2020
SG/SM/20263

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the Sustainable Development Goals Moment, in New York today:

17 September 2020
SC/14307

It is starkly evident that people affected by conflict are also disproportionately impacted by climate shocks, the head of an international humanitarian organization told the Security Council in a 17 September videoconference meeting, calling for more in-depth policy reflections on the links between environmental degradation, climate risk, humanitarian needs, and peace and security.

17 September 2020
SG/SM/20262

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video remarks on “Peace Mediation in the New Normal”, delivered at the Istanbul Mediation Conference, today:

17 September 2020
SC/14308

With the number of people suffering from food insecurity projected to double in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, those in conflict zones still face the most severe threats of hunger and even famine, experts told the Security Council during a 17 September videoconference meeting on conflict-induced hunger, as they issued a clarion call for donors to step up their support.

17 September 2020
BIO/5321

The new Permanent Representative of Tunisia to the United Nations, Tarek Ladeb, presented his credentials to the Secretariat today.