Press Release

Press Release

19 February 2019
SG/SM/19464-DEV/3385

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message for the Sixth Ministerial Conference on the Budapest Process, in Istanbul today:

18 February 2019
SG/SM/19463-PKO/768

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message to the high-level meeting on Action for Peacekeeping, held in Berlin 18-19 February:

16 February 2019
SG/A/1860-UNEP/339

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, following consultations with the Chairpersons of the regional groups of Member States, today informed the General Assembly of his intention to appoint Inger Andersen of Denmark as the new Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

15 February 2019
SG/SM/19461-GA/PAL/1421

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks to the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People, in New York today:

15 February 2019
SG/SM/19462

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message on the Prespa Agreement, issued today:

14 February 2019
SC/13703

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Anatolio Ndong Mba (Equatorial Guinea):

13 February 2019
SC/13701

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Anatolio Ndong Mba (Equatorial Guinea):

13 February 2019
SG/T/3246

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres arrived in Addis Ababa from New York on Friday evening, 8 February.

13 February 2019
SC/13702

On 7 February 2019, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2374 (2017) concerning Mali held informal consultations to consider the midterm report of the Panel of Experts on Mali, submitted in accordance with paragraph 4 of resolution 2432 (2018).

13 February 2019
SG/SM/19460

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

12 February 2019
SC/13699

On 29 January 2019, the Coordinator of the Panel of Experts on the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2127 (2013) concerning the Central African Republic briefed the Committee and Member States, including regional States, on the final report of the Panel of Experts (S/2018/1119).

11 February 2019
DSG/SM/1251-SOC/4874

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohamed’s opening remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the fifty-seventh session of the Commission for Social Development, in New York today:

10 February 2019
SG/SM/19459

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the thirty-second Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union, in Addis Ababa today:

10 February 2019
DSG/SM/1250

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, to the World Government Summit, in Dubai today:

9 February 2019
DSG/SM/1249-ENV/DEV/1922

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s keynote remarks at the 2019 World Government Summit’s SDGs in Action event — “Leadership for Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals” — as prepared for delivery, in Dubai today:

9 February 2019
SG/SM/19458

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres' remarks at the Africa leadership meeting on “Investing in Health”, in Addis Ababa today:

8 February 2019
SC/13695

On 8 February 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 names below from the ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions List after concluding its consideration of the delisting requests for these names submitted by designating States following the 2016 Annual Review conducted in accordance with paragraphs 80 and 81 of resolution 2253 (2015).

8 February 2019
SC/13696

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Anatolio Ndong Mba (Equatorial Guinea):

7 February 2019
SG/A/1856

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Maher Nasser as Commissioner-General for the Organization’s participation in Expo 2020 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.  Mr. Nasser is the Director of the Outreach Division in the United Nations Department of Global Communications.

7 February 2019
SG/SM/19457-OBV/1861-WOM/2166

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, observed on 11 February: