Press Release

Press Release

21 May 2019
SC/13817-PKO/787

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Dian Triansyah Djani (Indonesia):

21 May 2019
SG/SM/19586

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the African Dialogue Series, in New York today:

21 May 2019
SG/SM/19587-ECOSOC/6986

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Economic and Social Council’s operational activities segment, in New York today:

21 May 2019
SG/SM/19588-ENV/DEV/1954-OBV/1882

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day for Biological Diversity, observed on 22 May:

21 May 2019
SC/13818

On 21 May 2019, 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 removed the entry below from its ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List.  The entry was deleted after the Committee concluded its consideration of the delisting request for this name submitted by the designating State in accordance with paragraph 69 of resolution 2368 (2017).

21 May 2019
OBV/1883-PKO/788

As New York Headquarters observes the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers on Friday, 24 May, Secretary-General António Guterres will lay a wreath to honour all fallen peacekeepers and preside over a ceremony for the posthumous award of the Dag Hammarskjöld Medal to 119 military, police and civilian personnel who have paid the ultimate price while serving in peacekeeping operations in 2018 and early 2019.

21 May 2019
ECO/305

The global economy is experiencing a broad-based growth slowdown amid unresolved trade tensions, high international policy uncertainty, and softening business confidence, according to the United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects mid-2019 report, released today in New York.

21 May 2019
DSG/SM/1283

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohamed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the Africa Dialogue Series 2019, in New York today:

20 May 2019
PKO/786

António Guterres will award the Captain Mbaye Diagne Medal for Exceptional Courage to the late Private Chancy Chitete of Malawi on Friday, 24 May, during the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers commemorations at Headquarters in New York.

20 May 2019
DSG/SM/1282-OBV/1881

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks for World Bee Day, observed today:

19 May 2019
SC/13813-PKO/785

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Dian Triansyah Djani (Indonesia):

18 May 2019
SG/SM/19584-ENV/DEV/1953

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ statement at the end of his visit to the Pacific, in Port Vila, Vanuatu, today:

18 May 2019
SG/SM/19585-PKO/784

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

17 May 2019
DSG/SM/1281

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohamed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Commencement, at George Mason University today:

16 May 2019
SG/SM/19582

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ address to the Fijian Parliament, in Suva today:

16 May 2019
SG/T/3255

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres departed New York on Tuesday, 7 May, for Geneva, Switzerland, where he arrived on Wednesday morning.

16 May 2019
SG/SM/19583-OBV/1880-PI/2261

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for World Telecommunication and Information Society Day, observed on 17 May:

16 May 2019
SC/13811

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Dian Triansyah Djani (Indonesia):

15 May 2019
SG/SM/19579-ENV/DEV/1951

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the Pacific Island Forum Leaders meeting, in Suva, Fiji, today:

15 May 2019
SG/SM/19580-ENV/DEV/1952

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the closing of the high-level political dialogue of the Pacific Island Forum meeting, in Suva, Fiji, today: