António Guterres

English translation unavailable for رسالة عن يوم الأغذية العالمي.
English translation unavailable for رسالة بمناسبة اليوم الدولي للإحصاء.

"In a world of plenty, it is a grave affront that hundreds of millions go to bed hungry each night."

16 October 2020, New York

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General - on Mali [Scroll down for French]

The Secretary-General strongly condemns the two attacks that were perpetrated against the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) on 15 October. In Kidal region, an explosive device hit a Mission vehicle killing one Egyptian peacekeeper and seriously injuring another. In Timbuktu, an indirect fire attack against the Mission's integrated camp resulted in at least one Burkinabe peacekeeper wounded.
 

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16 October 2020, New York

Secretary-General's message on World Food Day [scroll down for French version]

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The award of this year’s Nobel Prize for Peace to the United Nations World Food Programme recognizes the right of all people to food, and our common quest to achieve zero hunger.

In a world of plenty, it is a grave affront that hundreds of millions go to bed hungry each night. 

13 October 2020, General Assembly

Remarks at the Tribute to the Memory of His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Amir of the State of Kuwait

Mr. President of the General Assembly,
Excellencies,
Ladies and gentlemen,

15 October 2020, New York

Secretary-General's message on the International Day of Rural Women - "Building Rural Women's Resilience in the Wake of COVID-19” [scroll down for French version]

Rural women play a critical role in agriculture, food security and nutrition, building climate resilience, and managing land and natural resources. But many rural women suffer from discrimination, systemic racism and structural poverty.

English translation unavailable for رسالة بمناسبة اليوم الدولي للمرأة الريفية.