Humanitarian issues

Humanitarian issues

1 June 2019
SG/SM/19609-IHA/1467

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message to the International Donors Conference in Beira, Mozambique, today:

28 April 2019
SG/SM/19558-IHA/1466

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

22 March 2019
SG/SM/19506-IHA/1465

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ statement on Cyclone Idai:

12 March 2019
SG/SM/19490-IHA/1464

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the Donor Conference on Syria, in Brussels today:

26 February 2019
SG/SM/19477-IHA/1463

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the pledging conference for Yemen, in Geneva today:

17 December 2018
DSG/SM/1247-HR/5419-IHA/1462

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks at the event to mark the adoption of the Global Compact on Refugees, in New York today:

12 December 2018
DSG/SM/1246-IHA/1461

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s opening remarks at the seventh Global Humanitarian Policy Forum, in New York, today:

7 December 2018
SG/SM/19398-IHA/1460

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the annual high-level pledging conference for the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund, in New York today:

4 December 2018
SG/SM/19390-IHA/1459

Following is the text of UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ video message to the third annual meeting of frontline humanitarian negotiators, in Geneva today:

10 October 2018
SG/SM/19288-IHA/1457-OBV/1827

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, observed on 13 October:

26 September 2018
SG/SM/19247-IHA/1456

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the event for the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) – “A Fund for All by All”, in New York today:

17 September 2018
SG/SM/19213-IHA/1455

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

17 August 2018
SG/SM/19171-IHA/1454-OBV/1813

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on World Humanitarian Day, to be observed on 19 August:

5 August 2018
SG/SM/19155-IHA/1453

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

3 July 2018
SG/SM/19126-IHA/1452

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, held in Ulaanbaatar, 3-6 July 2018:

21 June 2018
ECOSOC/6932

Concluding its humanitarian affairs segment, the Economic and Social Council today adopted a resolution on improving emergency response, stressing that the United Nations could better coordinate the protection of civilians, including women and children, persons with disabilities, the wounded, sick and displaced.

20 June 2018
ECOSOC/6931

Prompt and effective action was key to addressing the sweeping impact of armed conflict on children as well as the myriad effects of climate change on the most vulnerable sectors of society, speakers said today as the Economic and Social Council continued its humanitarian affairs segment.

19 June 2018
ECOSOC/6930

At a time when the global humanitarian response system was struggling to meet an unprecedented demand in aid for millions of people displaced by natural disasters and conflict, new approaches and stronger partnerships were key to overcome urgent challenges, the Economic and Social Council heard today at the opening of its humanitarian affairs segment.

12 June 2018
SG/SM/19085-HR/5397

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ opening remarks to the eleventh session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, in New York today:

11 June 2018
SG/SM/19083-HR/5396-RD/1021

Following is the text of UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ video message for the New York Board of Rabbis Humanitarian Awards reception, in New York today: