Spain

Spain

8 July 2021
SG/T/3299

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres flew to Valencia, Spain, from Paris, on Thursday morning, 1 July.

2 July 2021

In Niger, 2.1 million children need humanitarian assistance, a third more than just a year ago, as the country continues to face conflict, displacement, food insecurity, floods and drought, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reports.  The Agency is appealing for safe, sustained access to deliver aid.

1 July 2021

In Syria, United Nations agencies and aid partners are trucking in emergency water supplies and installing reverse osmosis pumps in Al-Hasakeh city amid reports of another disruption at Alouk water station,  which shut down on 23 June.  Up to 1 million people in the region are affected when the station ceases to operate.

25 June 2021

The Ministerial Forums for the High-Level Dialogue on Energy ended today, with commitments announced by India’s major power supplier, NTPC; Power Africa pledging to the electrification of more health centres; and Student Energy aiming to mobilize $150 million to train 35,000 young energy leaders in 100 countries.

29 April 2021

Unrelenting drought in southern Madagascar is forcing hundreds of thousands of people to the brink of famine, the World Food Programme (WFP) reports.  At least 1.35 million people need emergency food and nutrition assistance.  Acute malnutrition in children under 5 has almost doubled over the last four months.

8 April 2020

A new International Labour Organization report finds that COVID-19 is expected to wipe out 6.7 per cent of working hours globally in the second quarter of 2020, equivalent to 195 million full-time workers.  The report highlights the worst affected sectors and regions, and outlines policies to mitigate the crisis.

3 January 2020
SG/T/3282

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres arrived in Madrid on the morning of Wednesday, 11 December 2019.

6 December 2019
SG/T/3281

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres arrived in Madrid on Saturday, 30 November, in the early evening.

3 December 2019

The Special Representative for Iraq told the Security Council that hundreds of thousands of Iraqis - from all walks of life – have taken to the streets out of love for their homeland, expressing frustration for the lack of progress and calling for the country to reach its full potential for the benefit of all Iraqis.

26 February 2019

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that $148 million is urgently needed to continue the response to the unprecedented Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo or risk backsliding.  Less than $10 million of the required funds have been pledged so far.

5 September 2018
BIO/5135

The new Permanent Representative of Spain to the United Nations, Agustín Santos Maraver, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

28 February 2018
BIO/5063

The new Permanent Representative of Spain to the United Nations, Jorge Moragas, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

18 August 2017

Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien told the Security Council he was aggrieved that despite his team’s best efforts over two years, the deplorable and avoidable man-made catastrophe ravaging Yemen has seen no significant improvement.  On the contrary, the suffering has intensified relentlessly.

17 August 2017
SG/SM/18646

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

17 August 2017
SC/12960

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Amr Abdellatif Aboulatta (Egypt):