Official observances

Official observances

14 December 2017
SG/SM/18827-DEV/3307-OBV/1764

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on International Migrants Day, observed on 18 December:

11 December 2017
SG/SM/18823-HR/5379-OBV/1763

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks at a Human Rights Day event, in New York today:

7 December 2017
SG/SM/18816-HR/5378-OBV/1762

Following is UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ message for Human Rights Day, observed on 10 December:

7 December 2017
SG/SM/18815-OBV/1761

Following is UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ message for the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime, to be observed on 9 December:

1 December 2017
SG/SM/18806-HR/5377-OBV/1760

Following is UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ message, “Transformation towards a sustainable and resilient society for all”, for the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, observed on 3 December:

1 December 2017
SG/SM/18804-AIDS/208-OBV/1759

Following is UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ message for World AIDS Day, to be observed today:

29 November 2017
DSG/SM/1117-GA/PAL/1399-OBV/1758

Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s remarks at a special meeting on the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, in New York today:

27 November 2017
SG/SM/18800-OBV/1757-PAL/2217

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

22 November 2017
SG/SM/18796-OBV/1756-WOM/2124

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, in New York today:

21 November 2017
SG/SM/18794-OBV/1755-WOM/2123

Following is UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ message on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to be observed on 25 November:

20 November 2017
DSG/SM/1114-DEV/3300-OBV/1754

Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohamed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery on World Toilet Day in New York today:

20 November 2017
SG/SM/18790-ICEF/1892-OBV/1753

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks on World Children’s Day, in New York today:

17 November 2017
SG/SM/18788-OBV/1752

Following is UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ message on Africa Industrialization Day, to be observed on 20 November:

3 November 2017
SG/SM/18777-ENV/DEV/1823-OBV/1751

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict, observed on 6 November:

2 November 2017
SG/SM/18776-OBV/1750

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

24 October 2017
DSG/SM/1106-OBV/1748-ORG/1658

Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the staff ceremony to mark United Nations Day:

24 October 2017
SG/SM/18762-OBV/1749-ORG/1660

The text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at a reception for United Nations Day in Bangui, Central African Republic, today, is not available in English.  For the French text, please see www.un.org/press/fr/2017/sgsm18762.doc.htm.

18 October 2017
SG/SM/18754-OBV/1747-ORG/1655

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for United Nations Day, to be observed on 24 October:

17 October 2017
SG/SM/18753-DEV/3295-OBV/1746

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, observed today:

13 October 2017
SG/SM/18746-IHA/1438-OBV/1745

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day for Disaster Reduction: