Press Release

Press Release

18 February 2018
SG/SM/18902

The Secretary-General was deeply saddened to learn of the tragic airplane accident today near Yasuj, Iran.

16 February 2018
SG/SM/18900

Following is UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ address at the opening ceremony of the Munich Security Conference today:

16 February 2018
SG/SM/18901-DC/3758

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

16 February 2018
SG/SM/18899

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message on the Lunar New Year, today:

16 February 2018
PI/2223

The sixty-seventh volume of the Yearbook of the United Nations, which covers the Organization’s global activities in 2013, was released today online at https://unyearbook.un.org/.

16 February 2018
SC/13212

On 16 February 2018, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2127 (2013) concerning the Central African Republic enacted the amendments specified with underline and strikethrough in the entry below on its Sanctions List of individuals and entities subject to the assets freeze and travel ban set out in paragraphs 9 and 16 of Security Council resolution 2399 (2018), adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.

15 February 2018
DSG/SM/1130

Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina J. Mohammed's remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Private Sector Round Table:  Solutions Summit to End Violence Against Children, in Stockholm today:

15 February 2018
SG/SM/18896

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

15 February 2018
SG/T/3202

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres departed New York on Tuesday, 6 February, for Seoul, where he arrived on Wednesday afternoon for an official visit to the Republic of Korea.

15 February 2018
SG/T/3203

United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres arrived in Kuwait on Tuesday, 13 February, where he was to speak at the opening session of the Kuwait International Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq the following day.  He was received at the airport by Abdullah al Matouq, Chairman of the International Islamic Charitable Organization.

15 February 2018
SC/13211

On 15 February 2018, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolutions 1718 (2006) enacted the amendments specified with underline and strikethrough in the entry below on its 1718 Sanctions List of individuals and entities subject to the measures imposed by paragraphs 8(d) and 8 (e) of Security Council resolution 1718 adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.

15 February 2018
SG/SM/18897

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean, in Bucharest today:

15 February 2018
SG/SM/18898-L/3275

Following is UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ message at the event marking the twentieth anniversary of the International Criminal Court, in The Hague today:

14 February 2018
DSG/SM/1129

Following are UN Deputy Secretary‑General Amina J. Mohammed's remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the End Violence Solutions Summit, in Stockholm today:

14 February 2018
SG/SM/18895

Following is UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ statement, as prepared for delivery, to the Conference on Reconstruction in Iraq, in Kuwait City today:

14 February 2018
SC/13210

On 14 February 2018, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999), 1989 (2011) and 2253 (2015) concerning ISIL (Da’esh), Al‑Qaida, and associated individuals, groups, undertakings and entities enacted the amendments specified with underline and strikethrough in the entry below on the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al‑Qaida Sanctions List of individuals and entities subject to the assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo, set out in paragraph 1 of Security Council resolution 2368 (2017), adopted under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.

13 February 2018
SG/SM/18893-OBV/1770-PI/2222

Following is the text of UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ video message for World Radio Day, under the theme “Radio and Sports”, observed today:

13 February 2018
SC/13207

On 9 February 2018, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1970 (2011) concerning Libya held informal consultations to consider the interim report of its Panel of Experts, submitted in accordance with paragraph 14 of resolution 2362 (2017).

13 February 2018
SG/SM/18894-DEV/3313-SAG/496

Following is the text of UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ video message to the Governing Council of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), in Rome today:

12 February 2018
PI/2221

The United Nations announced that a team from the University of Southampton, United Kingdom, has won the Unite Ideas #SDGInsights challenge for its methodology providing a framework to combine multiple data sources based on geographic location, and to apply advanced machine learning algorithms to the data to discover previously hidden patterns.  This will go a long way to improving the tools available for designing sustainable development policies.