Organization matters

Organization matters

1 February 2019
ORG/1684

At least 34 United Nations and associated personnel — 26 peacekeepers and 8 civilians — were killed in malicious attacks in the line of duty in 2018, according to the Standing Committee for the Security and Independence of the International Civil Service of the United Nations Staff Union.

17 December 2018
ORG/1683

The Independent Audit Advisory Committee of the United Nations held its forty-fourth session from 11 to 14 December at United Nations Headquarters in New York.  The session was presided over by the Chair, Maria Gracia M. Pulido Tan.

4 December 2018
ORG/1682

The fifty-ninth meeting of the Panel of External Auditors, chaired by Amyas Morse, Comptroller and Auditor General of the United Kingdom, was held from 3 to 4 December at United Nations Headquarters in New York.

30 October 2018
ORG/1681

Global insecurity will continue to rise as a result of political and social polarization, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres says in his report to the General Assembly released on 30 October, titled “Safety and Security of Humanitarian Personnel and Protection of United Nations Personnel”.

24 October 2018
SG/SM/19314-ORG/1679

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks, delivered by Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed, to the United Nations Secretary-General Awards ceremony, in New York today:

24 October 2018
SG/SM/19315-OBV/1833-ORG/1680

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

19 October 2018
SG/SM/19310-OBV/1832-ORG/1677

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

19 October 2018
PI/2240-ORG/1678

The archives of former Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon have been made available online for public consultation via the website of the United Nations Archives and Records Management Section:  search.archives.un.org/secretary-general-ban-ki-moon-2007-2018.

16 October 2018
SG/SM/19305-ORG/1676

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the launch of the United Nations System Workplace Mental Health and Well-Being Strategy:  “A Healthy Workforce for a Better World”, in New York today:

13 September 2018
SG/SM/19209-ORG/1675

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks, as delivered, at the funeral of former UN Secretary‑General Kofi Annan, in Accra, Ghana today:

22 August 2018
SG/SM/19178-HQ/724-ORG/1674

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks, as delivered, at the wreath‑laying for Kofi Annan at United Nations Headquarters, in New York today:

18 August 2018
SG/SM/19172-ORG/1673

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

31 July 2018
SG/A/1821*-BIO/5111*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Jens Wandel of Denmark as Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Reforms.

27 July 2018
ORG/1671

The Board of Auditors has approved 28 reports at its seventy-second regular session at United Nations Headquarters in New York, held from 24 to 25 July.

27 July 2018
ORG/1672

The Independent Audit Advisory Committee of the United Nations (IAAC) held its forty-third session from 18-20 July 2018 at United Nations Headquarters in New York.  Presiding over the session was the Chair, Maria Gracia M. Pulido Tan.  All the other members of the IAAC — Patricia X. Arriagada Villouta (Vice-Chair), Natalia A. Bocharova, Richard Quartei Quartey and Janet St. Laurent — were in attendance.

7 June 2018
SG/A/1811-BIO/5096-ORG/1670

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Shireen L. Dodson of the United States as United Nations Ombudsman.

17 May 2018
DSG/SM/1176-ORG/1669

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the “Long Service Awards” ceremony co-hosted by the United Nations Staff Union and the Department of Management in New York today:

27 April 2018
ORG/1668

The Independent Audit Advisory Committee of the United Nations held its forty‑second session from 25‑27 April at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.  The session was presided over by the Chair, Maria Gracia M. Pulido Tan.  All the other members of the Committee, namely:  Patricia X. Arriagada Villouta (Vice‑Chair), Natalia A. Bocharova, Richard Quartei Quartey and Janet St. Laurent, were in attendance.

19 April 2018
SG/SM/18996-HQ/721-ORG/1667

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the memorial service in honour of fallen staff, in New York today:

27 March 2018
SG/A/1796-ORG/1666

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres is pleased to confirm that, pursuant to General Assembly resolution 72/252, he has reappointed Mohamed Chande Othman, former Chief Justice of the United Republic of Tanzania, to continue his work in relation to the investigation into the tragic death of Dag Hammarskjöld and of the members of the party accompanying him.