Iraq

Iraq

3 October 2018
SG/SM/19276

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

1 October 2018
SC/13527

On 1 October 2018, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1518 (2003) approved the removal of the following entity 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:

28 September 2018
SC/13526

On 28 September 2018, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1518 (2003) approved the removal of the following entity 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:

24 September 2018
SC/13521

On 24 September 2018, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1518 (2003) approved the removal of the following entities 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:

19 September 2018
SC/13512

On 19 September 2018, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1518 (2003) approved the removal of the following entities 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:

11 September 2018

The Secretary-General, en route to Ghana for the memorial service for the late former Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, called Mr. Annan “a man who embodied United Nations values” and was a voice for the voiceless who did not shy away from the most challenging issues, but worked to bridge differences.

10 September 2018

In Bangkok, the Climate Change Conference ended on 9 September with an urgent call for accelerated climate action.  The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Executive Secretary said that the Conference had resulted in “uneven progress” on the guidelines to implement the Paris Agreement.

4 September 2018

Virginia Gamba, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict, will be conducting her first-ever mission in South Sudan between 4 and 8 September.  She intends to take stock of progress and challenges in the implementation of action plans to end and prevent grave violations against children.

31 August 2018
SG/A/1830-BIO/5132-PKO/751

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert of the Netherlands as his Special Representative for Iraq and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI).  She will succeed Ján Kubiš of Slovakia, to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for his service.

29 August 2018

A new report released today by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees says that 4 million refugee children do not attend school.  The report shows that enrolment of refugee children in school is failing to keep pace with the growing refugee population.

28 August 2018
SC/13474

On 28 August 2018, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1518 (2003) approved the removal of the following entity 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:

19 August 2018
SG/SM/19173

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message on the fifteenth anniversary of the terrorist attack against the United Nations Mission in Iraq:

17 August 2018
SG/SM/19169

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the wreath‑laying ceremony marking the fifteenth anniversary of the bombing of the United Nations Headquarters in Baghdad, in New York today:

8 August 2018
SC/13448

Facing myriad challenges, including growing demonstrations, Iraq’s new Government must focus on prioritizing inclusion, political and economic reforms, justice, equality and accountability, while ensuring the timely delivery of basic services, the Security Council heard today from a senior United Nations official.

8 August 2018

Emergency fuel stocks at a number of critical health, water and sanitation facilities in the Gaza Strip have almost run out, creating enormous risks for the population, according to United Nations humanitarian personnel.  The immediate lack of fuel is due to Israeli restrictions on imports, which also apply to United Nations‑procured emergency fuel.

7 August 2018
SC/13447

On 7 August 2018, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1518 (2003) approved the removal of the following entity 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:

6 August 2018

United Nations humanitarian officials say violent protests in Ethiopia’s Somali region have led to at least 29 deaths, and that houses of worship, homes and businesses have been attacked and destroyed.  The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs says that some 22,000 households were already provided with emergency supplies, but more than 150,000 still need assistance.

23 July 2018
SC/13432

On 23 July 2018, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1518 (2003) approved the removal of the following entities 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:

19 July 2018

The United Nations Refugee Agency today welcomed recent actions taken by several European countries to collectively end a stand-off on the Mediterranean, where some 450 refugees and migrants had been stranded at sea amid a battle over disembarkation.  France, Germany, Italy, Malta, Spain and Portugal have agreed to land the ships and share the processing of these people.

18 July 2018

UNAIDS issued a stark wake‑up call today, saying time to reach the 2020 targets for HIV is running out.  New HIV infections are rising in some 50 countries, while AIDS-related deaths are not falling fast enough.  A new report has found that gains made for children are not being sustained, and new infections among them have declined only 8 per cent in the past two years.