Russian Federation

Russian Federation

10 July 2019

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration have agreed to work together in implementing Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment — GLOBE.  UNEP and GLOBE will cooperate on citizen science and in collecting and distributing environmental data.

11 June 2019
SG/T/3263

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres arrived in the Russian Federation from New York on Thursday, 6 June, in order to participate in the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum.

6 June 2019

Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Ursula Mueller, wrapping up a three-day visit to Madagascar, called for urgent action to tackle climate change, with increased investment to help address acute humanitarian needs, as well as their causes.  Some 1.3 million people in Madagascar are severely food insecure.

22 April 2019

The top-ranking United Nations officials for refugees, migration and humanitarian affairs will jointly visit Bangladesh from Wednesday to Friday this week to highlight the ongoing importance of supporting the humanitarian needs of nearly a million Rohingya refugees, as well as people living in host communities.

26 November 2018

The Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo announced today that the first ever multi-drug trial for the treatment of Ebola has begun.  World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called it an important step to finding a treatment that will save lives.

29 June 2018
SG/T/3224

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres arrived in Moscow from Oslo, Norway, on Tuesday evening, 19 June.

21 June 2018

A concert to benefit Rohingya refugees will be performed at the Baruch Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. on Monday, 25 June.  Masud Bin Momen, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations, and Ninette Kelley, Director of the High Commissioner for Refugees New York Office, will attend.

20 June 2018

Today is World Refugee Day, and the Secretary-General says in a message he is deeply concerned to see more and more situations where refugees are not receiving the protection they need and to which they are entitled.  Also, FAO and UNHCR launched a new handbook to help restore forests in displacement-affected areas.

26 March 2018
SG/SM/18959

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

11 February 2018
SG/SM/18892

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

5 February 2018
SG/SM/18883-DC/3757

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

16 November 2017

Secretary-General António Guterres called for continued calm in Zimbabwe.  Closely following developments, he underlined the importance of resolving political differences through peaceful means, including through dialogue and in conformity with the country’s Constitution.

28 July 2017
BIO/4992

The new Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations, Vassily Alekseevich Nebenzia, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

5 June 2017
SG/T/3171

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres arrived in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation, from New York on Thursday, 1 June, to attend the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

2 June 2017

Speaking to reporters in Saint Petersburg, Russia, today, the Secretary-General said that climate change is undeniable, and added that climate action is unstoppable.  He urged all the Governments around the world to stay the course and to remain committed to the implementation of the Paris Agreement.

1 June 2017

The Secretary-General’s report “Reinvigorating the AIDS Response to Catalyse Sustainable Development and United Nations Reform” was presented today at the General Assembly.  The Deputy Secretary-General, in presenting the report, said that “the AIDS pandemic is far from over”, and stressed that countries “need to do a better job of reaching young women and adolescent girls”.

3 April 2017
SG/SM/18481

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

3 April 2017

Turkish Cypriot leader, Mustafa Akıncı, and Greek Cypriot leader, Nicos Anastasiades, held an open and constructive exchange about the challenges experienced over the last months.  The leaders reconfirmed their commitment to finding a solution in the best interest of all Cypriots.

3 April 2017
SC/12774

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Nikki Haley (United States):

21 March 2017
SG/SM/18467-GA/11896-HQ/717

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the General Assembly tribute to Ambassador Vitaly Churkin, in New York today: