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04 Apr 2018 description

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

On trouvera ci-après le message du Secrétaire général de l’ONU, M. António Guterres, à l’occasion de la Journée mondiale de la santé, célébrée le 7 avril:

Nous célébrons aujourd’hui la Journée mondiale de la santé et le soixante-dixième anniversaire de l’Organisation mondiale de la Santé.

L’OMS a été fondée sur le principe, et je cite, que « la possession du meilleur état de santé qu’il est capable d’atteindre constitue l’un des droits fondamentaux de tout être humain ». [fin de la citation]

04 Apr 2018 description

Excellencies, Distinguished guests, Ladies and gentlemen,

Thank you all for being here today to show your solidarity with the women, men, girls and boys of Yemen.

And I want to thank my co-chairs, the Governments of Sweden and Switzerland, for hosting this conference for the second year and for their continued humanitarian commitment.

Yemen is the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.

As the conflict enters its fourth year, more than 22 million people – three-quarters of the population – need humanitarian aid and protection.

03 Apr 2018 description

SG/SM/18969-OBV/1783

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

Today, we mark World Health Day — and the seventieth anniversary of the World Health Organization (WHO).

WHO was founded on the principle that, and I quote, “the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being,” end of quote.

03 Apr 2018 description

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Pledging Conference on Yemen, in Geneva today:

Thank you all for being here today to show your solidarity with the women, men, girls and boys of Yemen. And I want to thank my co-chairs, the Governments of Sweden and Switzerland, for hosting this conference for the second year and for their continued humanitarian commitment.

15 Mar 2018 description

SG/SM/18935-PAL/2218

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks at the ministerial conference on support for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), in Rome today:

I thank Egypt, Jordan and Sweden for co-chairing this gathering. I also welcome the high-level presence of the League of Arab States, the Organization for Islamic Cooperation and the European Union. I would like to start by recalling a memorable encounter I had last year with students at an UNRWA school in Gaza.

12 Mar 2018 description

SG/SM/18932-SC/13245

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Security Council on the implementation of Security Council resolution 2401 (2018), today:

I am here to report on the implementation of Security Council resolution 2401 which was unanimously adopted by this Council on 24 February. But I am keenly aware that I am doing so just as the bloodletting in Syria enters its eighth year.

25 Jan 2018 description

SG/SM/18869-IHA/1445

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

08 Dec 2017 description

SG/SM/18819-IHA/1442

Following are UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ remarks at the annual high-level pledging conference for the Central Emergency Response Fund, in New York today:

It is a pleasure for me to be here with you to celebrate a United Nations success story — the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF). Over the past 12 years, CERF has been at the forefront of humanitarian response.

03 Dec 2017 description

Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General

The Secretary-General is deeply concerned about the sharp escalation of armed clashes and airstrikes in Sana'a and other parts of Yemen over the past several days. The fighting has already resulted in dozens of deaths and hundreds of injuries, including civilians.

19 Aug 2017 description

SG/SM/18647-OBV/1736

Vous trouverez, ci-après, le message du Secrétaire général de l’ONU, M. António Guterres, à l’occasion de la Journée mondiale de l’aide humanitaire, célébrée le 19 août:

Chaque année, à l’occasion de la Journée mondiale de l’aide humanitaire, nous braquons les projecteurs sur les millions de civils de par le monde qui se retrouvent pris dans l’étau de conflits.

20 Jun 2017 description

SG/A/1740*-BIO/4975*

Le Secrétaire général des Nations Unies, M. António Guterres a nommé Mme Josette Sheeran, des États-Unis, en tant qu’Envoyée spéciale pour Haïti.

20 Jun 2017 description

SG/A/1740*-BIO/4975*

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Josette Sheeran of the United States as his Special Envoy for Haiti.

15 Jun 2017 description

Mr. President of the General Assembly,

Excellencies,

Ladies and Gentlemen,

Thank you for coming together again in a spirit of solidarity, respect and support for the people of Haiti.

26 May 2017 description

SC/12841

Security Council
7951st Meeting (AM)

Endless Talks on Ending Violence Pointless as Arms Sales to Criminals, Dictators, Terrorists Continue at Same Time, Says Holy See

Despite 15 years of steadily growing international attention to the question of protecting civilians in conflict situations, life in war zones around the world remained grim, with suffering “pushed to the limits” as cities turned into “death traps”, the Security Council heard today as it held an open debate on attacks against medical personnel and facilities.

26 May 2017 description

SG/SM/18538-HR/5363-PKO/649

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

The Secretary-General would like to reiterate his appreciation for the valuable work of the Human Rights Advisory Panel, which examined alleged violations of human rights by the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK).

25 May 2017 description

SG/SM/18537-SC/12842-HR/5362

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Security Council at the open debate on the protection of civilians in armed conflict, in New York today:

Thank you for this opportunity to address the critical issue of protection of civilians in armed conflict.

25 Apr 2017 description

SG/SM/18499-IHA/1427

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ opening remarks to the high-level pledging event for the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, in Geneva today:

It is my pleasure to co-chair this conference and to welcome you all today to Geneva. And if you allow me, I will begin with my own brief opening statements. I thank my co-chairs for hosting this pledging conference, and thank all of you for your solidarity with Yemen’s children, women and men.

04 Apr 2017 description

SG/SM/18483-POP/1057

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

The Secretary-General deeply regrets the decision by the United States to cut financial support for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), which could have devastating effects on the health of vulnerable women and girls and their families around the world.

He believes that the decision is based on an inaccurate perception of the nature and importance of the work of UNFPA.

22 Feb 2017 description

More than 20 million people in North-East Nigeria, South Sudan, Somalia and Yemen are facing famine or a credible risk of famine over the coming six months. With access to people in need and sufficient funding, the United Nations and its partners can avert famine and provide the necessary relief and support where famine already exists.