Guinea

Guinea

12 April 2021

The United Nations team in Timor-Leste, led by Roy Trivedy, the Resident Coordinator, is supporting local authorities following floods that have impacted Díli and other parts of the country.  The Government says there have been more than 30 deaths and over 13,500 people are living in evacuation sites.

17 February 2021

In north-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, United Nations vaccination teams are supporting the Ebola response by rehabilitating treatment centres and boosting contact-tracing capacity, and today began a four-day mission to Guinea to assess the situation in Nzérékoré, where the first Ebola case was reported.

16 February 2021

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) today launched the Humanitarian Airfreight Initiative, with 15 leading airlines supporting the prioritization of the delivery of COVID-19 vaccines and other critical supplies.

15 February 2021

The period following the start of Afghanistan’s peace negotiations in September 2020 has witnessed a sharp rise in the number of human rights defenders and media professionals killed in the country, a new report issued today by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) says.

3 February 2021
BIO/5373

The new Permanent Representative of Guinea to the United Nations, Aly Diane, paid a courtesy call on UN Secretary-General António Guterres today.

28 January 2021
BIO/5367

The new Permanent Representative of Guinea to the United Nations, Aly Diane, presented his credentials to the Secretariat today.

26 October 2020

Honduras deposited the fiftieth instrument of ratification to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, resulting in it being entered into force in January 2021.  The Secretary-General said the Treaty is a commitment towards the elimination of nuclear weapons, which is the Organization’s highest disarmament priority.

24 October 2020
SG/SM/20362

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

23 October 2020

The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said that following unprecedented floods in Sudan, affecting 875,000 people, a secondary health emergency has put 4.5 million at risk of vector-borne diseases.  Efforts are now addressing supply needs, amid funding shortages in the Humanitarian Response Plan.

22 October 2020
SG/SM/20359

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

19 October 2020

The fourth round of the Libyan 5+5 Joint Military Commission talks began at the Palais des Nations in Geneva this morning, with the participation of Stephanie Williams, Acting Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya.  The deliberations in this round will continue until 24 October.

17 October 2020
SG/SM/20346

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

30 September 2020

Without aid, more than 5 million people in Somalia could face acute food insecurity by the end of 2020 due to the combined effects of flooding, the desert locust infestation, and the COVID-19 pandemic, among other challenges, according to the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

1 June 2020
SG/A/1959

On 20 May, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Vincent Martin of France as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Guinea, with the host Government’s approval.

1 June 2020

An Ebola outbreak has been identified in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s western Equateur province.  The health ministry has identified six cases, including four people who have died.  The World Health Organization has staff in Mbandaka, the main city impacted by the outbreak, to support the response.

20 March 2020
SG/SM/20016

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

14 October 2019

The Secretary-General is following with increasing concern the situation in Guinea, where demonstrations have been called against a Government proposal to review the Constitution.  The United Nations continues to monitor the situation and remains in contact with key stakeholders with a view towards de-escalating tensions.

31 July 2018
SC/13441

On 16 July 2018, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2048 (2012) concerning Guinea‑Bissau held informal consultations to hear a briefing by the Chair on his visit to Guinea‑Bissau and Guinea, from 25 to 29 June 2018.

6 July 2018
SC/13411

On 8 June 2018, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2048 (2012) concerning Guinea-Bissau held informal consultations to hear a briefing by the Chair on his upcoming visit to Guinea and Guinea-Bissau, from 25 to 29 June 2018.

5 July 2018
BIO/5101

The new Permanent Representative of Guinea to the United Nations, Fatoumata Kaba, presented her credentials to UN Secretary‑General António Guterres today.