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29 May 2014 United Nations peacekeeping has a long and proud history, with more than one million peacekeepers having served in more than 70 operations on four continents since its establishment in 1948. Looking to the future, we can be confident that as new challenges emerge, United Nations peacekeeping will […]

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL Message On The International Day Of United Nations ...


Press Release from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the United Nations  Damascus, 3 October 2013:  The joint OPCW-UN team mandated to assist Syria with the elimination of its chemical weapons programme has made encouraging initial progress, following the first working day of meetings with the […]

Syria Chemical Weapons Team Reports Encouraging Progress  


PRESS RELEASE New York, 22 September 2013 I condemn in the strongest terms yesterday’s terrorist attack at Nairobi’s Westgate Mall. This premeditated act, targeting defenceless civilians, is totally reprehensible.  The perpetrators must be brought to justice as soon as possible.   Scores have been killed and wounded.  I express my condolences to […]

REMARKS ON ATTACK IN NAIROBI BY THE SECRETARY-GENERAL UN



New York, 26 September 2012 We meet at a time of historic and often inspirational change in the Middle East and North Africa. Several momentous transitions in the Arab World are under way — moving ahead with difficulty but in the clear direction of the freedoms that had been denied […]

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL REMARKS AT HIGH-LEVEL MEETING OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL ...


(12 September 2012) The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the attack on the United States of America’s diplomatic mission and personnel in Benghazi, Libya on 11 September, which resulted in the deaths of four American diplomatic personnel, including the Ambassador, and injuries to diplomatic personnel […]

Security Council Press Statement on Attacks Against U.S. Diplomatic Personnel ...


Statement from UN/Arab League Joint Special Envoy for Syria, Kofi Annan The Joint Special Envoy Kofi Annan has today received a letter from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Syrian Arab Republic informing him of the decision of the Government of the Syrian Arab Republic “to cease all military […]

Syrian Ceasefire from Tomorrow