Press Release

Press Release

18 September 2020
SC/14310

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Abdou Abarry (Niger):

18 September 2020
SC/14311

The Security Council, in a videoconference meeting on 18 September, announced its decision to renew the mandates of the United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes Committed by Da’esh/ISIL (UNITAD) — and the Special Adviser leading it — until 21 September 2021.

18 September 2020
DSG/SM/1448

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Sustainable Development Goals Moment, in New York today:

18 September 2020
SG/SM/20263

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the Sustainable Development Goals Moment, in New York today:

17 September 2020
SC/14308

With the number of people suffering from food insecurity projected to double in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, those in conflict zones still face the most severe threats of hunger and even famine, experts told the Security Council during a 17 September videoconference meeting on conflict-induced hunger, as they issued a clarion call for donors to step up their support.

17 September 2020
SG/SM/20262

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video remarks on “Peace Mediation in the New Normal”, delivered at the Istanbul Mediation Conference, today:

17 September 2020
SG/SM/20259

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the high‑level ministerial meeting on Yemen, in New York today:

17 September 2020
SG/SM/20260

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the United Nations Peace Bell ceremony on the occasion of the thirty-ninth anniversary of the International Day of Peace, in New York today:

17 September 2020
DSG/SM/1447

Following is UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s message, as prepared for delivery, on the occasion of the annual Ministerial Meeting of the Group of Least Developed Countries, in New York today:

17 September 2020
SG/SM/20261

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the virtual student observance of the International Day of Peace, in New York today:

16 September 2020
SC/14305

The international community must swiftly step up support to change the course of spiralling violence and growing humanitarian needs across South Sudan, a civil society representative and the heads of the United Nations Mission and agency working in the country told the Security Council, briefing the 15-member organ in a 16 September videoconference meeting.

16 September 2020
SG/SM/20256

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization, held in Tbilisi, Georgia, from 15 to 17 September:

16 September 2020
SG/SM/20257

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day of Peace, observed on 21 September:

16 September 2020
DSG/SM/1446

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks at the high-level launch of the Global Centre for Adaptation Africa, in New York today:

16 September 2020
SC/14306

While the confirmed number of COVID-19 cases in Syria currently stands at 3,618, reports from inside the country are pointing to a much broader spread of the disease, and it will not be possible to gauge the extent of the outbreak without more laboratory testing nationwide, Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, told the Security Council during a videoconference meeting on 16 September.

15 September 2020
SG/SM/20252

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the first International Equal Pay Day, observed on 18 September:

15 September 2020
DSG/SM/1445

Following is UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s keynote address, as prepared for delivery, at the side event of the second regular session 2020 of the Executive Board of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women) — “UN-Women at 10 Years”, in New York today:

15 September 2020
SG/SM/20253

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the closing of the seventy-fourth session of the United Nations General Assembly, in New York today:

15 September 2020
SG/SM/20254

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the opening of the seventy-fifth session of the United Nations General Assembly, in New York today:

15 September 2020
SG/SM/20255

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video remarks to the Global Ireland Conference today: