Press Release

Press Release

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/18994

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the World Health Summit regional meeting, titled “Global Health in African Countries”, being held in Coimbra, Portugal, from 19 to 20 April:

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:

19 April 2018
DSG/SM/1164-ENV/DEV/1845

Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the third high‑level assembly of the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition, in Washington, D.C., today:

19 April 2018
DSG/SM/1165-ENV/DEV/1846

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the high-level seminar on “Big Data and the Sustainable Development Goals”, in Washington, D.C., today:

18 April 2018
SC/13305

On 12 April 2018, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1591 (2005) concerning the Sudan met to hear a briefing from the Coordinator of the Panel of Experts on the Sudan on the Panel’s work programme for 2018‑2019.

18 April 2018
SC/13306

On 11 April 2018, members of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2206 (2015) concerning South Sudan were briefed by the Panel of Experts on South Sudan in connection with the Panel’s final report, which was submitted in pursuance of paragraph 2 of resolution 2353 (2017).

18 April 2018
SC/13303

On 18 April 2018, the following entry on the Committee’s List of individuals and entities subject to the assets freeze, travel ban and other measures relating to attempts to illicitly export petroleum, including crude oil and refined petroleum products, from Libya (the Libya Sanctions List) expired:

17 April 2018
SG/SM/18992

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ opening remarks at the sixteenth meeting of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Centre Advisory Board, in Riyadh today:

17 April 2018
SG/SM/18993

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

17 April 2018
DSG/SM/1160-ECOSOC/6902

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the coordination and management meeting of the Economic and Social Council, presenting the 2017 annual overview report of the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination, in New York today: