Press Release

Press Release

23 April 2018
SG/SM/19002-ECOSOC/6905-DEV/3325

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the third Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) forum on financing for development follow-up, being held in New York from 23 to 26 April:

23 April 2018
DSG/SM/1167-ECOSOC/6906-DEV/3326

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the Economic and Social Council forum on financing for development, in New York today:

23 April 2018
SG/SM/19003

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

23 April 2018
SC/13313

On 23 April 2018, the Committee enacted the amendments specified with underline in the entry below on its list of individuals subject to the assets freeze, travel ban and targeted arms embargo, set out in paragraphs 11 and 15 of Security Council resolution 2140 (2014), as extended by paragraph 2 of resolution 2402 (2018), and in paragraph 14 of resolution 2216 (2015), adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.

23 April 2018
SC/13311.doc.htm

The Security Council extended until 15 October 2018 a modification to the mandate of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) as laid out in two resolutions from 2011 and 2014, agreeing that it would be the final such extension until the parties took several measurable steps related to the contested border area.

22 April 2018
SG/SM/19001

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

22 April 2018
SG/SM/19000

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

21 April 2018
DSG/SM/1166-DEV/3324-EN/323

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the ministerial breakfast on “Maximizing Finance for Development in Least Developed Countries:  The Case for Sustainable Energy”, in Washington, D.C., today:

21 April 2018
SG/SM/18999-DC/3770

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

20 April 2018
SG/A/1801-ECO/281

The Secretary-General is pleased to confirm that Bola Adesola of Nigeria, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Standard Chartered Nigeria, and Paul Polman of the Netherlands, Chief Executive Officer of Unilever, will serve as the two Vice-Chairs of the Board of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative.

20 April 2018
SG/SM/18998

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

19 April 2018
SG/SM/18995

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the General Assembly of the Union of Capital Cities of Ibero-America, being held in San Jose, Costa Rica, from 19 to 20 April:

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:

19 April 2018
DSG/SM/1161

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Global Business Coalition for Education event on “Innovative Partnerships and Financing:  Making Education Work for the Next Generation”, in Washington, D.C., today:

19 April 2018
DSG/SM/1162-ENV/DEV/1844

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the New Climate Economy Summit, in Washington, D.C., today:

19 April 2018
SG/SM/18997

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

19 April 2018
SC/13309

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Gustavo Meza-Cuadra (Peru):

19 April 2018
SG/T/3211

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, initially scheduled to arrive in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, 14 April, to attend the Arab League Summit on Sunday, 15 April, stayed back in New York to address the Security Council on Syria.  Instead, he left New York on 15 April, arriving in Riyadh on Monday, 16 April, at 12 p.m.

19 April 2018
SC/13310

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Gustavo Meza-Cuadra (Peru):

19 April 2018
DSG/SM/1163-WOM/2147

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s opening remarks at the high-level round-table discussion “Gender Matters: Investing in Women, Children and Adolescents”, in Washington, D.C., today: