Press Release

Press Release

30 November 2020
SG/SM/20456

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ opening remarks at the thirteenth session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, held today:

29 November 2020
SG/SM/20455

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

27 November 2020
DSG/SM/1506

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks to the Reykjavik Global Forum — Women Leaders Virtual Event, co-hosted by Women Political Leaders and the Government and Parliament of Iceland, on 9 November:

27 November 2020
SG/SM/20454

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, observed on 29 November:

27 November 2020
SG/SM/20453

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the Remembrance Day for All Victims of Chemical Warfare, observed on 30 November:

27 November 2020
DSG/SM/1501

Following is the text of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s video message at the launch of the “Leaving No One Behind – A Regional Outlook on Gender and Agrifood Systems” report at the thirty‑first session of the Regional Conference for Africa, held on 28 October:

27 November 2020
DSG/SM/1502

Following is the text of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s video message at the international conference on “Emerging Contemporary Responses to Atrocities” organized by Colombia’s Special Jurisdiction for Peace, held on 29 October:

27 November 2020
DSG/SM/1503

Following is the text of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s video message at the Women’s Civil Society Organizations’ Commemoration of United Nations Security Council Resolution on Women, Peace and Security, in Bogotá on 29 October:

27 November 2020
DSG/SM/1504

Following is the text of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s video message at the fourth United Nations Partnership Meeting for Road Safety, hosted by the Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Road Safety, on 4 November:

27 November 2020
DSG/SM/1505

Following is the text of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s video message to the UBS European Virtual Conference, held on 9 November:

27 November 2020
DSG/SM/1509

Following is the text of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s video message on the occasion of the International Conference “Cultural heritage and Multilateralism:  Regional and international strategies for protecting cultural heritage”, held on 16 and 17 November, in Berlin, Germany:

27 November 2020
DSG/SM/1508

Following is the text of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s video message to the Finance in Common High-Level Event on Accelerating Investment in Climate Adaptation and Resilience, held on 12 November:

27 November 2020
DSG/SM/1507

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks at the first National Summit on Ending Gender-Based Violence in Papua New Guinea, held on 9 November:

25 November 2020
SG/SM/20451

Following is the text of UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, observed today:

25 November 2020
SG/SM/20452

Following is UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ message for World AIDS Day, observed on 1 December:

25 November 2020
SC/14366

Despite slow progress in peace talks and a worsening humanitarian crisis in Syria, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the commitment by the Government and opposition to two upcoming meetings of the Constitutional Committee presents a real opportunity for the warring sides to advance the political process, the Secretary-General’s Deputy Special Envoy for Syria told the Security Council during a video conference meeting today.

24 November 2020
SG/SM/20448

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ opening remarks to the third round table of renowned economists on “Rebirthing the Global Economy”, held today:

24 November 2020
SC/14364

Iraq must immediately address the ongoing financial and economic crisis to build domestic resilience and prevent the country from becoming an arena for foreign‑Power rivalries, the top United Nations official in that country told the Security Council during a 24 November videoconference meeting, urging the Government, Parliament, political parties and others to step up to the plate collectively in such efforts.

24 November 2020
SG/SM/20450

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

24 November 2020
SG/SM/20445

Following is the text of UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ video message to the 2020 China Coal Consumption Cap and Energy Transition International Workshop, held today: