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18 Oct 2018 description

I. Introduction

  1. In its resolution 2387 (2017), the Security Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) until 15 November 2018 and requested that I report on its implementation. The present report is submitted pursuant to that resolution.

17 Oct 2018 description

SG/SM/19306

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

The Secretary-General expresses his concern over reports of heightened tensions on the island of Anjouan and calls on all concerned to exercise calm and utmost restraint in the interest of peace and stability in the Comoros.

16 Oct 2018 description

SG/SM/19304
16 OCTOBER 2018

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

The Secretary-General is appalled and strongly condemns the killing of an aid worker from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in north-east Nigeria on Monday. The aid worker, Hauwa Mohammed Liman, had been held hostage since Marchand was killed by her captors.

16 Oct 2018 description

SG/SM/19302

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

The Secretary-General is saddened by reports of death and injury in Odisha and Andha Pradesh States in India due to landslides and flooding following Cyclone Titli. The storm made landfall on 11 October.

14 Oct 2018 description

SG/SM/19297

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

The Secretary-General condemns today’s lethal attacks against an election campaign rally in Takhar Province and a candidate’s office in Herat Province in Afghanistan. He extends his deepest sympathies to the families of those killed and wishes a speedy recovery to the injured.

14 Oct 2018 description

SG/SM/19298

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

The Secretary‑General strongly condemns the twin bomb attacks today in Baidoa, Somalia. He expresses his deep condolences to the families of the victims and wishes a speedy recovery to those injured.

The Secretary-General reiterates the United Nations support and solidarity with the people and Government of Somalia. He is convinced that indiscriminate violence and attacks will not deter the Somali people in their pursuit of peace and stability.

13 Oct 2018 description

SG/SM/19288-IHA/1457-OBV/1827
10 OCTOBER 2018

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message for the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, observed on 13 October:

This year’s International Day for Disaster Reduction falls shortly after a devastating earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia, [and] showed yet again the urgency of resilience and risk-awareness.

12 Oct 2018 description

SG/SM/19288-IHA/1457-OBV/1832
10 OCTOBRE 2018

On trouvera ci-après le message du Secrétaire général de l’ONU, M. António Guterres, à l’occasion de la Journée internationale de la prévention des catastrophes, célébrée le 13 octobre:

Cette année, la Journée internationale de la prévention des catastrophes survient peu après un séisme et un tsunami qui ont ravagé l’Indonésie, montrant une nouvelle fois le caractère urgent de la résilience et de la sensibilisation aux risques.

Les catastrophes ont un coût humain élevé.

12 Oct 2018 description

SG/SM/19291

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

The Secretary-General is deeply saddened by reports that 200 people have died, 1,300 have been injured and nearly 2 million are affected by recent flooding in areas along the Niger and Benue rivers in Nigeria.

More than half a million people have been internally displaced and over 350,000 are in need of immediate humanitarian assistance.

09 Oct 2018 description

SG/SM/19282-ENV/DEV/1893
8 OCTOBRE 2018

La déclaration suivante a été faite aujourd’hui par M. António Guterres, Secrétaire général de l’ONU:

Le Groupe d’experts intergouvernemental sur l’évolution du climat (GIEC) a publié aujourd’hui un rapport spécial très attendu sur la limitation du réchauffement climatique à 1,5 degré Celsius.

Le rapport, rédigé par les plus grands climatologues du monde, est une sonnette d’alarme assourdissante. Il confirme que les changements climatiques se produisent plus vite que prévu et que le temps presse.

08 Oct 2018 description

SG/SM/19281

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message, delivered by Said Djinnit, Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region, to the Regional Oversight Mechanism of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Region, at Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort, Uganda, today:

07 Oct 2018 description

SG/SM/19280

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

The Secretary-General is saddened to learn of the tragic loss of life and injuries caused by the earthquake in north-west Haiti on 6 October. The Secretary-General extends his condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government of Haiti. The United Nations stands ready to support the Government of Haiti in the response efforts.

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05 Oct 2018 description
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I congratulate Nadia Murad and Dr. Denis Mukwege on being awarded the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize. In defending the victims of sexual violence in conflict, they have defended our shared values.

04 Oct 2018 description

SG/SM/19277

La déclaration suivante a été communiquée aujourd’hui par le Porte-parole de M. António Guterres, Secrétaire général de l’ONU:

Alors que le Cameroun se prépare à tenir l’élection présidentielle le 7 octobre, le Secrétaire général encourage tous les Camerounais à exercer leur droit démocratique et appelle à un processus pacifique, crédible et inclusif.

04 Oct 2018 description

SG/SM/19277

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

As Cameroon prepares for presidential elections on 7 October, the Secretary‑General encourages all Cameroonians to exercise their democratic right and calls for a peaceful, credible and inclusive process.

04 Oct 2018 description
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SG/SM/19276

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

03 Oct 2018 description

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

The Secretary-General condemns the series of lethal attacks — including today’s suicide bombing at a campaign rally in Nangarhar Province, on candidates, their affiliates and their supporters — in Afghanistan in the run-up to the October parliamentary elections. He extends his deepest sympathies to the families of those killed and wishes a speedy recovery to those injured.

29 Sep 2018 description

SG/SM/19266

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

The Secretary-General welcomes the meeting between the Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan, held on 26 September in the margins of the General Assembly, under the auspices of the Co-Chairs of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Minsk Group.

29 Sep 2018 description

SG/SM/19264

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the United Nations-Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) ministerial meeting, in New York today:

Welcome to the United Nations. I congratulate Singapore for its effective chairing of ASEAN this year, and I wish His Excellency Mr. Lim Jock Hoi, all the best as your new Secretary-General.

This year, two exceptional Secretaries-General of our organizations passed away: Mr. Kofi Annan and Mr. Surin Pitsuwan. Their commitment to peace and humanity is an inspiration to us all.

28 Sep 2018 description

SG/SM/19262-ENV/DEV/1890

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks at the meeting with Pacific Islands Forum leaders, in New York today: