Tag Archives: UNSecretaryGeneral

African Delegates Press for Greater Regional Cooperation in Efforts to Resolve Western Sahara Question, as Fourth Committee Continues Decolonization Debate

Delegates from several African countries called for greater regional cooperation in the peaceful resolution of the Western Sahara question today, as the Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) continued its …

States Must Step Up Efforts to Check Spread of Deadly Weapons as Non-State Actors Exploit Rapid Technological Advances, Speakers Tell Security Council

In tackling drones, 3D printing, the dark web and other emerging threats hindering non-proliferation efforts, States must bolster their efforts as well as technological advances in order to combat the …

Special Committee on Decolonization Adopts 2 Information-Related Draft Resolutions as It Opens 2017 Substantive Session

Delegates Vote Down Effort to Hear Petitioners on Question of Western Sahara

Opening its 2017 substantive session today, the Special Committee on Decolonization approved two draft resolutions on the transmission …

Peacekeeping among Most Effective Investments in Peace, Security, Prosperity, Secretary-General Says in Message on Day of United Nations Peacekeepers

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message — “Investing in Peace around the World” — on the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, to be observed on 29 May:

For …

Peacekeeping at Crossroads, Secretary-General Tells Security Council, Stressing That Operations Must Be Relevant, Have Clear, Achievable Mandates

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Security Council briefing on United Nations peacekeeping, in New York today:

United Nations peacekeeping is an investment in global peace, security, …

Peacekeeping budget one half of 1% of global military spending: Guterres

Senegalese peacekeepers from the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) Formed Police Unit (FPU)

President urges UN Secretary-General to lead UN reforms

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called on the new Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres, to champion reforms at the UN that would promote and deepen international co-operation.…

With 60 Countries Joining, Climate Accord’s Ratification ‘Inevitable’, Leading to Safer, More Resilient Planet, Secretary-General Says at New York Event

Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s closing remarks at the high-level event on the entry into force of the Paris Agreement, in New York today:

I am heartened by the …