Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Horst Köhler, former President of the Federal Republic of Germany, as his Personal Envoy for Western Sahara.
On 29 May each year, the United Nations commemorates the International Day of Peacekeepers.
The Peacekeepers Day is an opportunity to remember and honor the men and women who have lost their lives while serving the United Nations as peacekeepers, more than 3,400 perished since 1948.
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.