The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, arrived in Auckland from Switzerland on Sunday morning, 12 May.
The United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh) announced the completion of the first exhumation of a Yazidi mass grave in Iraq’s Sinjar region, in the village of Kojo.
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:
A record $7 billion to support millions of people in need of humanitarian aid in Syria, as well as for refugees and host communities in neighbouring countries, was pledged at the donors’ conference in Brussels on 14 March.
The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President François Delattre (France):
The new Permanent Representative of New Zealand to the United Nations, Craig John Hawke, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.