I want to start by thanking the Presidents of the General Assembly, Security Council and the ECOSOC for their solidarity and for their determination and patience with which they have been facing the enormous practical and technical difficulties in the wo
From here at the United Nations, I join you in welcoming the New Year. We enter 2020 with uncertainty and insecurity all around. Persistent inequality and rising hatred. A warring world and a warming planet. Climate change is not only a long-term problem but a clear and present danger.
Meetings CoverageSC/1400330 October 2019Security Council8651st Meeting (PM)Security Council Extends Mandate of United Nations Mission in Western Sahara, Adopting Resolution 2494 (2019) by 13 Votes in Favour, 2 Abstentions
As New York Headquarters observes the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers on Friday, 24 May, Secretary-General António Guterres will lay a wreath to honour all fallen peacekeepers and preside over a ceremony for the posthumous award of the Dag Hammarskjöld Medal to 119 military, poli
The Security Council underscored the importance of peacekeeping as one of the most effective tools available to the United Nations in the promotion and maintenance of international peace and security.