Official observances

Official observances

23 January 2019
SG/SM/19440-OBV/1856

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, observed on 27 January:

23 January 2019
SG/SM/19439-OBV/1855

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on the International Day of Education, observed on 24 January:

18 December 2018
SG/SM/19419-OBV/1854

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message, delivered by Catherine Pollard, Under-Secretary-General for General Assembly and Conference Management, to event marking Arabic Language Day, in New York today:

14 December 2018
SG/SM/19407-DEV/3380-OBV/1853

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

11 December 2018
SG/SM/19403-OBV/1852

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on International Universal Health Coverage Day, observed on 12 December:

10 December 2018
SG/SM/19402-HR/5418-OBV/1851

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks at the high‑level event to commemorate the seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, in Marrakesh, Morocco today:

7 December 2018
SG/SM/19399-L/T/4467-OBV/1850

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the seventieth anniversary of the Genocide Convention and the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime, in New York today:

6 December 2018
SG/SM/19397-HR/5417-OBV/1849

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the opening of the exhibition on the seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, in New York today:

5 December 2018
SG/SM/19392-OBV/1848

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for International Anti-Corruption Day, observed on 9 December:

28 November 2018
SG/SM/19373-GA/PAL/1419-OBV/1842

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the observance of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, in New York today:

28 November 2018
SG/SM/19374-AIDS/211-OBV/1843

Following is UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ message for World AIDS Day, observed on 1 December:

23 November 2018
SG/SM/19360-OBV/1840-WOM/2162

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, observed on 25 November:

23 November 2018
SG/SM/19361-OBV/1841-PAL/2229

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

19 November 2018
SG/SM/19353-OBV/1839

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

19 November 2018
SG/SM/19352-OBV/1838-WOM/2161

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, observed on 25 November:

16 November 2018
SG/SM/19346-OBV/1837

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on World Prematurity Day, to be observed on 17 November:

12 November 2018
Note No. 6516

The United Nations Department of Public Information will host an educational event on the International Day of Tolerance, which will feature the 2018 YouTube Creators for Change programme, on Friday, 16 November, in the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Chamber.

2 November 2018
SG/SM/19329-ENV/DEV/1901-OBV/1836

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for World Tsunami Awareness Day, observed today:

29 October 2018
SG/SM/19327-OBV/1835

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on World Cities Day, observed on 31 October:

26 October 2018
SG/SM/19319-OBV/1834-PI/2241

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