Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message today on the launch of the report “Special Measures for Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse: A New Approach”:
Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the commemoration of International Women’s Day in Nairobi today:
Today, on International Women’s Day, we have thousands of meetings like this one — meetings that clearly proclaim the need for gender equality.
The Secretary-General is deeply concerned about the increased tensions in the vicinity of Guerguerat in the Buffer Strip in southern Western Sahara between the Moroccan berm and the Mauritanian border.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the appointment of Major General Wang Xiaojun of the People’s Republic of China as the Force Commander of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO).
4 September 2015 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the appointment of Major General Muhammad Tayyab Azam of Pakistan as the Force Commander of the United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO).
On 7 February, Kim Bolduc, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Western Sahara (SRSG) and Head of MINURSO, visited the Saharawi refugee camps near Tindouf (Algeria). She was welcomed by the POLISARIO Coordinator with MINURSO, M’Hamed Khadad...