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Secretary-General

24 September 2018
SG/2248

The United Nations-African Union Joint Task Force on Peace and Security held its fifteenth consultative meeting at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on 22 September.

23 September 2018
SG/2245

The United Nations Secretary-General, the President of the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice President of the European Commission, met in New York for their annual meeting in the margins of the seventy-third session of the United Nations General Assembly.SG

23 September 2018
SG/2246

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, and the Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres, met today in New York in the margins of the seventy-third session of the United Nations General Assembly.

23 September 2018
SG/2247

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat; the President of the European Commission, Jean‑Claude Juncker; and the Secretary‑General of the United Nations, António Guterres, met on 23 September 2018 at United Nations Headquarters in New York in the margins of the United Nations General Assembly.  They were accompanied by senior officials from the three organizations, including Vice‑President/High Representative Federica Mogherini; Commissioner for Peace and Security Smail Chergui; Commissioner for Political Affairs Minata Samate Cessouma; and United Nations Deputy Secretary‑General Amina J. Mohammed.  They discussed the ongoing cooperation between the three organizations and ways to better coordinate efforts in addressing global challenges.  They concurred that peace, security and stability are paramount not only to ensure decent living conditions for all citizens, but also to attract investments necessary for sustainable and inclusive growth.

22 September 2018
SG/SM/19229

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

20 September 2018
SG/SM/19223

Following is a transcript of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ press conference, held in New York today:

12 July 2018
SG/SM/19133

Following is a transcript of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ press conference, held in New York today:

26 June 2018
SG/SM/19111-PKO/740

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

3 April 2018
SG/SM/18969-OBV/1783

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for World Health Day, observed on 7 April:

2 February 2018
SG/SM/18881

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

16 January 2018
SG/SM/18856

Following is a transcript of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ press conference, held in New York today:

17 November 2017
SG/SM/18788-OBV/1752

Following is UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ message on Africa Industrialization Day, to be observed on 20 November:

4 October 2017
SG/SM/18732

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

20 September 2017
SG/SM/18710-DEV/3287

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks on the “Demographic Roadmap for Africa:  Moving from Commitment to Action”, in New York today:

14 August 2017
SG/SM/18644-PKO/660

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

1 March 2014

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s briefing by Martin Nesirky, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.

8 March 2012
While broad progress had been made towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals by 2015, the statistics hid “massive” disparities within countries and regions, which underlined the urgent need to remove the barriers impeding key interventions, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today at a Headquarters press conference.
1 November 2011
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the release of his vision statement on his “Sustainable Energy for All” initiative, and announced the members of the High-Level Group that would spearhead the initiative.
31 October 2011
As the world population officially reached 7 billion today, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for global solidarity to address pressing problems of climate change, economic crisis and inequality in order to make the world a better place for current and future generations. He pledged to work towards those aims this week during the Group of Twenty (G-20) Summit in Cannes.
11 May 2011
There was firm evidence that both pro-Government elements and opposition forces in Libya were responsible for the recruitment of child soldiers, a war crime, Special Representative Radhika Coomaraswamy said at Headquarters today as she released the Secretary-General’s annual report on children and armed conflict.