Secretary-General Press Release

17 January 2017
SG/SM/18408-HR/5342

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the high-level event on combating anti-Muslim discrimination and hatred, in New York today:

16 January 2017
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Benito Andión of Mexico as his Special Envoy to facilitate dialogue in El Salvador.  The new facilitator has the mandate to facilitate dialogue among Salvadorians and to address the key challenges affecting their country.

16 January 2017
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Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message, delivered by Miroslav Jenca, Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Salvadorian Peace Accords, in New York today:

13 January 2017
SG/SM/18406-DEV/3261

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the Group of 77 handover ceremony in New York today:

12 January 2017
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Tania Patriota of Brazil as his Deputy Special Representative for Colombia and Deputy Head of the United Nations Mission in Colombia.

12 January 2017
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma announced today the appointment of Jeremiah Nyamane Kingsley Mamabolo of South Africa as Acting Joint Special Representative for Darfur and Head of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID).

10 January 2017
SG/SM/18405-AFG/463

The United Nations condemns the 10 January terrorist attacks near Afghanistan’s Parliament in Kabul, and the residence of the Provincial Governor of Kandahar.

10 January 2017
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Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Security Council open debate on “Maintenance of international peace and security: conflict prevention and sustaining peace”, in New York today:

9 January 2017
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The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

7 January 2017
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The following statement by UN Secretary-General António Guterres was issued today: