Secretary-General

12 December 2018

Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock announced today a $10 million regional contribution from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) towards mitigating the possible impact of the current Ebola outbreak in the Demoractic Republic of the Congo should it spread to neighbouring countries.

12 December 2018
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks as delivered at the closing of the high-level segment of the Talanoa Dialogue at the twenty-fourth Conference of Parties (COP24), in Katowice today:

11 December 2018
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on International Universal Health Coverage Day, observed on 12 December:

10 December 2018
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Hanna Serwaa Tetteh of Ghana as his Special Representative to the African Union and Head of the United Nations Office to the African Union (UNOAU).  She succeeds Sahle-Work Zewde of Ethiopia to whom the Secretary-General reiterates his deep gratitude and appreciation for her dedicated service to the Organization.

10 December 2018
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Carlos Ruiz Massieu of Mexico as his Special Representative for Colombia and Head of the United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia.

10 December 2018
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Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks at the high‑level event to commemorate the seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, in Marrakesh, Morocco today:

10 December 2018
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Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks at the opening of the Intergovernmental Conference to adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration as delivered, in Marrakech, Morocco today:

9 December 2018
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Following is UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks on the United Nations Network on Migration, as delivered in Marrakech, Morocco today:

7 December 2018
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the seventieth anniversary of the Genocide Convention and the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime, in New York today:

7 December 2018
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the annual high-level pledging conference for the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund, in New York today: