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13 February 2020
SG/SM/19972

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message for World Radio Day, observed today:

5 February 2020
PI/2283

The United Nations Intranet, “iSeek,” on 6 January received the “gold standard” recognition in Intranet Design, from industry leader Nielsen Norman Group (NN/g), as one of the world’s 10 best intranets in 2020.

18 December 2019
PI/2282

The United Nations is calling for nominations for the 2020 United Nations Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize.

26 November 2019
SG/SM/19882-PI/2281

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks to the Internet Governance Forum, in Berlin today:

25 November 2019
SG/A/1925-BIO/5286-PI/2280

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres has appointed Anriette Esterhuysen of South Africa ‎as the new Chair of the Internet Governance Forum’s Multi‑Stakeholder Advisory Group.

21 November 2019
SG/SM/19868-PI/2279

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the first meeting of the Group of Friends on Digital Technologies, in New York today:

14 November 2019
NGO/899-PI/2278

The Department of Global Communications Civil Society Association Committee today associated 14 civil society organizations with the United Nations Department of Global Communications.  This brings the number of civil society organizations working with the Department in the area of communications and outreach to 1,533.

30 October 2019
SG/SM/19837-OBV/1932-PI/2277

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, observed on 2 November:

28 October 2019
SG/SM/19831-PI/2276

The following is the text of UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ video message to the World Radiocommunication Conference, in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt today:

24 October 2019
ORG/1701-PI/2275

The United Nations will have a dedicated pavilion at the 2020 World Expo, to be held in Dubai under the theme “We the Peoples:  Shaping Our Future Together”.

24 September 2019
SG/SM/19762-HR/5445-PI/2273

Following is UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ message to the United Nations Core Group meeting on “Ending Hate Speech against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender People in Social and Traditional Media — Freedom of Speech vs. License to Hate”, in New York today:

24 September 2019
SG/SM/19764-PI/2274

Following is the text of UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ video message for the Circle of Leadership’s social media campaign against sexual exploitation and abuse, in New York today:

12 September 2019
PAL/2235-PI/2272

ANKARA, 12 September — The 2019 International Media Seminar on Peace in the Middle East concluded today with robust discussions on topics ranging from better ways to report on women in the Occupied Palestinian Territory to social media’s role in supporting Palestinian activism — or spreading harmful misinformation — in a rapidly changing world.

11 September 2019
SG/SM/19730-PAL/2234-PI/2271

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message to the United Nations International Media Seminar on Peace in the Middle East, in Ankara today:

11 September 2019
PAL/2233-PI/2270

ANKARA, 11 September — The 2019 International Media Seminar on Peace in the Middle East opened here today, with journalists, academics, diplomats and senior Government officials examining the crucial role of media and online activists in amplifying the voices of everyday Palestinians more than 50 years into the occupation.

9 September 2019
SG/SM/19726-PI/2269

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message for International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Telecom World 2019, held in Budapest from 9 to 12 September:

3 September 2019
NGO/898-PI/2268

SALT LAKE CITY, 28 August — At a first-of-its-kind United Nations gathering in the western United States, representatives of non-governmental and faith-based organizations, as well as educators, students and individual activists from Utah and around the world adopted today an outcome document outlining a global vision for inclusive and sustainable cities and communities by 2030, with youth drafting and adopting a stand-alone climate compact.

1 August 2019
SG/A/1895-BIO/5237-PI/2267

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Melissa Fleming of the United States as the next Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications.

12 July 2019
NGO/897-PI/2266

Activists battling climate change, a former child soldier and health workers pioneering new treatments around the world are among thousands of participants who will gather in Salt Lake City, Utah, from 26 to 28 August at the sixty-eighth annual United Nations Civil Society Conference for a global conversation on building inclusive and sustainable cities and communities.

18 June 2019
PI/2264-SOC/4881

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres launched the United Nations Strategy and Plan of Action on Hate Speech today, as he delivered an informal briefing to Member States.