Official observances

Official observances

29 March 2019
SG/SM/19523-OBV/1873

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, observed on 7 April:

28 March 2019
SG/SM/19516-DC/3798-OBV/1872

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, observed on 4 April:

27 March 2019
SG/SM/19515-OBV/1871

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on World Autism Awareness Day, observed on 2 April:

25 March 2019
SG/SM/19511-OBV/1869-ORG/1689

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on the International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members, observed today:

25 March 2019
SG/SM/19513-GA/12129-OBV/1870

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the special meeting of the General Assembly in commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, in New York today:

25 March 2019
SG/SM/19514-GA/12130-HR/5429

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks at the General Assembly commemorative meeting for the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, in New York today:

21 March 2019
SG/SM/19502-OBV/1867

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, observed on 21 March:

21 March 2019
SG/SM/19503-OBV/1868-ENV/DEV/1931

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for World Water Day, observed on 22 March:

19 March 2019
SG/SM/19500-OBV/1866

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day of Nowruz, observed on 21 March:

12 March 2019
SG/SM/19491-HR/5428-OBV/1865

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, observed on 25 March:

8 March 2019
SG/SM/19485-OBV/1864-WOM/2169

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the International Women’s Day observance, in New York today:

6 March 2019
SG/SM/19484-OBV/1863-WOM/2168

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for International Women’s Day, observed on 8 March:

19 February 2019
SG/SM/19465-ENV/DEV/1923-OBV/1862

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for World Wildlife Day, observed on 3 March:

7 February 2019
SG/SM/19456-OBV/1860-PI/2250

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for World Radio Day, observed on 13 February:

7 February 2019
SG/SM/19457-OBV/1861-WOM/2166

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, observed on 11 February:

1 February 2019
SG/SM/19449-HR/5424-OBV/1859

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, observed on 6 February:

28 January 2019
SG/SM/19447-OBV/1857

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the United Nations Holocaust memorial ceremony, in New York today:

28 January 2019
SG/SM/19448-OBV/1858

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the Park East Synagogue Holocaust Remembrance ceremony in New York, 26 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:

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: