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António Guterres
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António Guterres
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António Guterres
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António Guterres
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António Guterres
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António Guterres
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António Guterres
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António Guterres

.@UNESCO is helping work for #PressFreedom around the world. Here is an update from Ukraine 👉 https://t.co/R7Vo3wujNb https://t.co/DBzMSNo2cM

RT @UN_Women: This football camp in Jordan is helping Syrian refugee girls make new friends in the country. #PyeongChang2018 #womeninsport

We are looking for inspiring stories on how sustainable energy affects communities in the Least Developed Countries. Submit your story here: https://t.co/QW2lEDQ9PL https://t.co/VpuSapa9AX

RT @Refugees: These kids should be enjoying the innocence of childhood, but in #Yemen they're learning how to survive in a war zone. https:…

On Wednesday's #MotherLanguageDay & every day, the UN tweets in many languages: بالعربية @UNarabic En Français @ONU_fr Kwa Kiswahili @UmojaWaMataifa Em Português @NacoesUnidas на русском @UnitedNationsRU En Español @ONU_es https://t.co/JrPQlcMOn3

RT @UNLibrary: On International #MotherLanguage Day, learn more about the official languages of the @UN #AskDag https://t.co/yTCYhL3lZv ht…

21 Feb 2018

If it were a new crisis, it would be one of the biggest in the world, but despite the fact that more than five million people need aid, Sudan is at risk of falling off international donors’ radar, a senior United Nations official has said.

21 Feb 2018

With hundreds of thousands of migrants who arrived in the United States as children facing possible expulsion, a group of United Nations human rights experts has urged the country to take urgent steps to address their situation and ensure that their rights are protected.

RT @antonioguterres: The Principles of the UN Charter remain the foundation of international relations. The values it proclaims – equal rig…

21 Feb 2018

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is the most ambitious, universal, people-centred and planet-sensitive set of goals and targets ever conceived by the United Nations, Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed told a regional leaders forum in Belarus on Wednesday.

Palestine refugees depend on @UNRWA's help to access education & healthcare, but funding cuts threaten those services. @antonioguterres asks the international community for support: https://t.co/zfjZq4BMOO https://t.co/hdApv8TvGB

21 Feb 2018

The Principles outlined in the United Nations Charter remain the foundations of international relations and global harmony at a time when conflicts have come more complex, new threats and challenges have emerged and impacts of instability are felt far beyond their source, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday.

RT @UN_Vienna: Happy #MotherLanguageDay from our tour guides @UN_Vienna#DYK that we offer tours in more than a dozen languages? https://t…

21 Feb 2018

A future with zero net global deforestation is possible with the right mix of policies, social action and political will, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said as a major international conference on sustainable forest management kicked off this week in Rome.

Every 2 weeks, on average 1 language becomes extinct. Languages connect people. Let's protect them! More on #MotherLanguageDay: https://t.co/QTGQ34lLl3 https://t.co/07kWfuHhcG

21 Feb 2018

Every two weeks, one of the world’s languages disappears, along with the human history and cultural heritage that accompanies it, the chief of the United Nations cultural agency warned on Wednesday, calling for greater efforts to preserve and promote mother languages and indigenous languages, to bolster inclusion, diversity...

21 Feb 2018

Informal comments to the media by H.E Mr. Olof Skoog, Permanent Representative of Sweden to the United Nations, on the situation in the Middle East (Syria).

RT @UN_Women: Your language is the best tool to fight gender bias! To find out how, check out #GenderTerm, our gender-inclusive lexicon: h…

21 Feb 2018

Daily Press Briefing: Syria, UN Charter, Central African Republic, Peacekeeping, Newborns, Deforestation, UNFPA, Mother Language Day, Honour Roll Noon Briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the UN Secretary General. HIGHLIGHTS: - SECRETARY-GENERAL CALLS FOR CESSATION OF HOSTILITIES IN SYRIA’S EASTERN GHOUTA WHERE...

21 Feb 2018

H.E. Antonio Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, on the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations in the maintenance of international peace and security. Security Council, 8185th meeting

Secretary-General
António Guterres

"I am deeply saddened by the terrible suffering of the civilian population in eastern Ghouta: 400,000 people who live in hell on earth." -- @antonioguterres on the situation in Syria. https://t.co/aMQXUlAQ8V https://t.co/0fjHShLDkQ

21 Feb 2018

Remarks by H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Former Secretary-General of the United Nations at the Security Council 8185th meeting on the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations in the maintenance of international peace and security.

Secretary-General
António Guterres
21 Feb 2018

Informal comments to the media by Ban Ki-moon, Former Secretary-General of the United Nations at the Security Council meeting on the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations in the maintenance of international peace and security.

RT @UN_Spokesperson: Eastern Ghouta cannot wait. Civilians there are living hell on earth. I appeal to all those involved for an immediate…

Starting now: Security Council meeting on the UN Charter and maintenance of international peace & security. Watch live: https://t.co/WhwXXmCYWf https://t.co/zRnq3RN1Ko

21 Feb 2018

Deeply alarmed by the escalating violence in Syria’s east Ghouta, the United Nations has reiterated a call for an end to hostilities so that the sick and wounded can be immediately evacuated and humanitarian aid deliveries can reach those in need.

RT @UNGeneva: Since the creation of the @UN, 80+ former colonies comprising 750 million people have gained independence. More on decoloni…

UN Peacekeepers come from different countries, cultures & backgrounds -- but share a common purpose to protect the most vulnerable. https://t.co/lZYeCoS6BZ #ServingForPeace https://t.co/CfZnr6KnNG

RT @UNEP: If you can't reuse it, refuse it! #BeatPlasticPollution is the theme of #WorldEnvironmentDay 2018 Learn more about the annual glo…

On Wednesday's #MotherLanguageDay, celebrate linguistic diversity by recording human rights in your language ➡️ https://t.co/Y4iaAtR0pw #StandUp4HumanRights https://t.co/cuMF99422S

RT @UNESCO: Let us celebrate the power of mother languages to build peace & sustainability! 21 February is International #MotherLanguageDa

Japan Iceland Singapore What do these countries have in common? They are the safest for newborn babies. More in the latest @unicef report → https://t.co/1lesjlfLAa https://t.co/bi8R17z5Gx

21 Feb 2018

Louise Arbour, Special Representative for the Secretary-General on Migration, addresses the fourth informal interactive multi-stakeholder hearing of the intergovernmental conference and its preparatory process to adopt a global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration.

21 Feb 2018

Miroslav Lajčák, President of the seventy-second session of the General Assembly, addresses the fourth informal interactive multi-stakeholder hearing of the intergovernmental conference and its preparatory process to adopt a global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration.

21 Feb 2018

Former Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the Security Council meeting on maintenance of international peace and security.

21 Feb 2018

Sheikh Sabah Khalid Al Hamad Al Sabah, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of the State of Kuwait and President of the Security Council for the month of February, chairs the Security Council meeting on maintenance of international peace and security.

21 Feb 2018

Secretary-General António Guterres at the Security Council meeting on maintenance of international peace and security. To his right is Mukhtar Tleuberdi, First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

21 Feb 2018

Former Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the Security Council meeting on maintenance of international peace and security.

21 Feb 2018

Secretary-General António Guterres addresses the Security Council meeting on maintenance of international peace and security.

Multilingualism is 🔑 to sustainability & peace. @UNESCO has more info on Wednesday's #MotherLanguageDay: https://t.co/QTGQ34lLl3 https://t.co/Y3AQBrRjGi

20 Feb 2018

Informal comments to the media by H.E. Mr. Mansour Al-Otaibi, Permanent Representative of the State of Kuwait and the President of the Security Council for the month of February, on the situation in Iraq.

RT @UNICEF: Japan Iceland Singapore Finland Estonia Slovenia Cyprus Belarus Luxembourg Norway Republic of Korea The world’s safest countri…

RT @antonioguterres: Globalization and technological advances have brought remarkable advances but far too many people have been left behin…

UN Peacekeepers from Tunisia leave their families behind and work in harsh conditions to protect others. Thank you, Tunisia, for your service & sacrifice. https://t.co/lZYeCp9I0z #ServingForPeace https://t.co/ydopgSvUSH

RT @AminaJMohammed: On my first day in Minsk for the #BelarusSDGsForum2018, I interacted with the parents, health workers and children - ch…

Secretary-General
António Guterres
20 Feb 2018

RT @antonioguterres: We must face today’s sad reality: the global consensus for a 2-State solution could be eroding. I reiterate my full co…

20 Feb 2018

Thomas Buergenthal, a Holocaust survivor and a former judge of the UN International Court of Justice, shares his experiences at the Auschwitz concentration camp as a young boy. He was the keynote speaker at the annual UN ceremony marking the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust.

#TourTuesday: Kids Tours are a fun way for young visitors to UNHQ in #NYC to explore the work of the UN through games, puzzles & quizzes. More about these special tours here: https://t.co/S5ptESBc8K https://t.co/tRF1PIwUvN

20 Feb 2018

Iraqi civilians, driven from their homes in fear by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, Da’esh), are now starting to make their way back home after the terrorist group has been uprooted from its bastions in the country, the United Nations International Organization for Migration (IOM) has reported.

20 Feb 2018

Cautioning that the Tanganyika region in south-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo could be engulfed by a humanitarian disaster of “extraordinary proportions,” the United Nations refugee agency on Tuesday urged the Government to ensure protection of civilians.

RT @ilo: Social Justice is the foundation for peace. Yet, it can only be achieved if we make sure that no one is left behind. Migrants are…

20 Feb 2018

After over a century of hostilities including 50 years of continued military occupation, Israelis and Palestinians are still no closer to peace, a United Nations special envoy said on Tuesday, warning that even as many in the region have lost hope for positive change, the enemies of peace are growing more confident by the day.

20 Feb 2018

In just one year, some 630,000 people have been forced to abandon their homes in Tanganyika Province in the southeastern part of Democratic Republic of the Congo. UNHCH warns of an imminient humanitarian disaster of extraordinary proportions and calls for urgent action to help the displaced. TERMS OF USAGE: This image,...

RT @GlobalGoalsUN: Introducing Nia, a new train pal of Thomas and Friends! She guides him around Africa and shows him that girls can do any…

20 Feb 2018

Critical health services must be scaled up for nearly 1.3 million people – Rohingyas and their surrounding host communities – in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, where vulnerable populations in crowded settlements and ‘mega camps’ are at risk of a host of waterborne diseases, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) warned Tuesday.

20 Feb 2018

Daily Press Briefing: Middle East, Syria, Iraq, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Measles Noon Briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the UN Secretary General. HIGHLIGHTS: - SECRETARY-GENERAL TO SECURITY COUNCIL: TIME FOR REASON AND CONCERTED ACTION IN MIDDLE EAST PEACE PROCESS - SPECIAL ENVOY FOR...

Secretary-General
António Guterres

This is a time for dialogue, for reconciliation, for reason. I appeal for effective concerted action by all parties. It is more important than ever. -- @antonioguterres on the situation in the Middle East. https://t.co/P8Kro3qfgN

20 Feb 2018

Informal comments to the press by H.E. Danny Danon, Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.

RT @antonioguterres: Civilians in Syria have been suffering for far too long. Extremely concerned by the humanitarian situation and the esc…

20 Feb 2018

To reduce newborn deaths, UNICEF is mobilizing global efforts to make quality healthcare more accessible to every mother and every child – especially those in low-income countries. More at UN News: https://news.un.org/en/story/2018/02/1003102

20 Feb 2018

The Security Council observes a minute of silence to honour the memory of Vitaly Churkin, former Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the UN, and to mark the passing of Necton Mhura, former Permanent Representative of Malawi to the UN, before meeting on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.

20 Feb 2018

Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed visits the Republican Rehabilitation Center for Disabled Children, on her first day in Minsk, Belarus. At the Center the Deputy Secretary-General was greeted by the Director of the Center and the Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Protection. She was accompanied by Marianna...

20 Feb 2018

Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed visits the Republican Rehabilitation Center for Disabled Children, on her first day in Minsk, Belarus. At the Center the Deputy Secretary-General was greeted by the Director of the Center and the Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Protection. She was accompanied by Marianna...

Exploitation Discrimination Violence ... Just a few of the risks faced by migrant workers. They must be treated fairly. It's in everyone’s interest. https://t.co/CswAOztiF5 #SocialJusticeDay https://t.co/DwVP8TYIlC

20 Feb 2018

Briefing by Nickolay Mladenov, Special Coordinator on the Middle East Process and Personal Representative for the Secretary-General, on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question. (20 Feb 2018). --- Watch more Live and on-demand events in six languages directly from UN Web TV at:

20 Feb 2018

António Guterres (UN Secretary-General) on the situation in the Middle East (including the Palestinian question) - Security Council, 8183rd meeting Introductory Remarks by the Secretary-General: President of the Security Council, Your Excellency Ambassador Mansour Al-Otaibi, Permanent Representative of Kuwait, Your...

RT @UNICEF: Today, we remember the 7,000 newborns worldwide who die every day, most from causes we can prevent. Together, we can change thi…

20 Feb 2018

Pablo Lecuona, a blind activist in Argentina, is on a journey to help his government implement the Marrakesh Treaty to enable more blind and visually impaired people to access a greater number of books and other printed materials. 21st Century Episode: #134 Special Thanks: Vice-President Gabriela Michetti of...

20 Feb 2018

Informal comments to the media by H.E. Mr. Jonathan Allen, Deputy Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the United Nations, on the situation in the Middle East (including the question of Palestine).

20 Feb 2018

Newborns are dying at “alarmingly high” rates in countries that are poor, conflict-ridden or have weak institutions, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said Tuesday in a new report, which reveals that babies born in these places are 50 times more likely to die in the first month of life than those born in some wealthier nations. 

Starting now: UN Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question. Watch live: https://t.co/WhwXXmCYWf

20 Feb 2018

Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed visits the Republican Rehabilitation Center for Disabled Children, on her first day in Minsk, Belarus. At the Center the Deputy Secretary-General was greeted by the Director of the Center and the Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Protection. She was accompanied by Marianna...

20 Feb 2018

Secretary-General António Guterres (left) addresses the Security Council on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question. To his left is Mansour Al-Otaibi, Permanent Representative of the State of Kuwait to the United Nations and President of the Security Council for the month of February.

20 Feb 2018

Mahmoud Abbas, President of the State of Palestine, addresses the Security Council on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.

RT @KuwaitMissionUN#KWTPrez | Today in the #UNSC: 10:00am: •Briefing by SC @nmladenov on Situation in the #MiddleEast, incl. the Palesti…

20 Feb 2018

The humanitarian situation of civilians in Syria’s east Ghouta is spiraling out of control, a senior United Nation aid official has warned in the wake of escalating conflict which resulted in more than 40 civilian deaths on Monday alone.   

20 Feb 2018

Secretary-General António Guterres (left) speaks with Jared Kushner (right), Senior Advisor to the United States President, and Jason Greenblatt (behind Jared Kushner), United States Special Representative for International Negotiations, Nikki R. Haley (centre), Permanent Representative of the United States to the UN, and...

20 Feb 2018

Bashar Ja’afari (left), Permanent Representative of Syria to the United Nations, speaks with Vassily Nebenzia, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations, before the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.

20 Feb 2018

Secretary-General António Guterres (centre) speaks with Vassily Nebenzia, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations, before the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.

20 Feb 2018

Mahmoud Abbas (centre), President of the State of Palestine, on his way to address the Security Council on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.

20 Feb 2018

This inspiring dance troupe from China is moving audiences worldwide. Their impressive performances convey a message of inclusion and empowerment for individuals with disabilities - and all people seeking hope. 21st Century Episode: #134 Special Thanks: Jing Wang, Deputy Director “My Dream” Bing Wang, Musician Jingwang...

20 Feb 2018

Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed visits the Republican Rehabilitation Center for Disabled Children, on her first day in Minsk, Belarus. At the Center the Deputy Secretary-General was greeted by the Director of the Center and the Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Protection. She was accompanied by Marianna...

20 Feb 2018

Mansour Al-Otaibi, Permanent Representative of the State of Kuwait to the United Nations and President of the Security Council for the month of February, chairs the Security Council meeting on the situation concerning Iraq.

20 Feb 2018

Secretary-General António Guterres (right) meets with Stavros Lambrinidis, Special Representative for Human Rights of the European Union.

20 Feb 2018

Christian Barros (left), outgoing Permanent Representative of Chile to the United Nations, pays a farewell call on Secretary-General António Guterres.

Women’s access to leadership positions at all levels is 🔑 to achieving gender equality. Where does your country rank on the Women in Politics map? ➡️ https://t.co/bFHleN9bsC https://t.co/RdNModgi3D

20 Feb 2018

Ján Kubiš, Special Representative the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), briefs the Security Council meeting on the situation in that country.

20 Feb 2018

Secretary-General António Guterres (right) speaks with Nickolay Mladenov, UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process and Personal Representative of the Secretary-General to the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority, before the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle...

20 Feb 2018

Secretary-General António Guterres meets with Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). To the left of the Secretary-General is Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, and John Ging, Director of the Operational Division of the United Nations Office for...

20 Feb 2018

Secretary-General António Guterres (left) meets with Mahmoud Abbas, President of the State of Palestine.

20 Feb 2018

Secretary-General António Guterres (right) meets with Mahmoud Abbas, President of the State of Palestine.

20 Feb 2018

Danny Danon, Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations, adresses the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.

20 Feb 2018

Mukhtar Tleuberdi, First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, adresses the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.

20 Feb 2018

Danny Danon, Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations, briefs press after addressing the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.

20 Feb 2018

Mahmoud Abbas (centre), President of the State of Palestine, enters the Security Council chamber prior to a meeting on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.

RT @UNSomalia: .@AaminAmbulance provides a unique service in #Mogadishu, where it was one of the first #responders to the 14 October attack…

20 Feb 2018

The Security Council observes a minute of silence to honour the memory of Vitaly Churkin, former Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations, and to mark the passing of Necton Mhura, former Permanent Representative of Malawi, before meeting on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.

20 Feb 2018

Nickolay Mladenov, UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process and Personal Representative of the Secretary-General to the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority, briefs the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question.

20 Feb 2018

Secretary-General António Guterres (centre) addresses the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question. He is flanked by Mukhtar Tleuberdi (left), First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and Mansour Al-Otaibi, Permanent Representative of the...

Social Justice is the foundation for peace, but it can only be achieved if no one is left behind. Migrants are no exception. https://t.co/CswAOztiF5 #SocialJusticeDay https://t.co/RqnfN8scT8

RT @ilo: Social Justice is the foundation for peace. Yet, it can only be achieved if we make sure that no one is left behind. Migrants are…

20 Feb 2018

Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed meets with Marianna Shchetkina, National Coordinator for Sustainable Development Goals (SDG's) in Belarus.

20 Feb 2018

Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed visits the Republican Rehabilitation Center for Disabled Children, on her first day in Minsk, Belarus. At the Center the Deputy Secretary-General was greeted by the Director of the Center and the Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Protection. She was accompanied by Marianna...

20 Feb 2018

Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed visits the Republican Rehabilitation Center for Disabled Children, on her first day in Minsk, Belarus. At the Center the Deputy Secretary-General was greeted by the Director of the Center and the Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Protection. She was accompanied by Marianna...

Countries are working together on a new Global Compact for safe, orderly & regular migration that benefits everyone. Find out more here: https://t.co/LYzXqU2FpK https://t.co/0bvahWibzR

RT @UNHumanRights: UN experts call on #US Government to halt the planned execution of seriously ill Doyle Hamm that may amount to torture.…

Social justice is possible when we remove barriers based on gender, race, ethnicity, religion, culture or disability. Find out more on Tuesday's #SocialJusticeDay https://t.co/S3W8mC5kFB https://t.co/2Acnqn3n5l

RT @louise_arbour: Intergovernmental negotiations on the Global Compact #ForMigration begin tomorrow, 20 Feb. Migration, properly managed,…

RT @OCHA_Syria: Today, escalation of hostilities in besieged #EastGhouta #Syria resulted in the deaths of over 40 civilians and more than 1…

For the 1st time, food was delivered by boat 🛥 in Upper Nile, South Sudan, thanks to our colleagues from @UNMISSmedia & @WFP: https://t.co/g0slqo3ZHR #ServingForPeace https://t.co/cY6FONHgnm

19 Feb 2018

Nigerian Peacekeepers pack up to leave after a successful UN Mission in Liberia and fifteen years of service in the country.

19 Feb 2018

Recognizing Latin American and Caribbean countries as “pioneers” in the protection of refugees and asylum seekers, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees urged the region to bolster its standards even further given the global increase in number of people being driven from their homes.

19 Feb 2018

Press Briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General. Topics: Portugal, Belarus, Central African Republic, DR Congo, Somalia, Syria, Colombia, UNIFIL, Honour Roll

RT @WFP: “Now we're back on track,” says Aman. “We can afford chicken twice a month and vegetables every week now.” Thanks to @eu_echo, S…

"The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban-Treaty stabilized the arms race." -- @SinaZerbo receiving Award for Science Diplomacy for his work with @CTBTO_alerts https://t.co/PjZo23GpH1 https://t.co/3dQpyk0V3S

RT @UNHumanRights#Turkey: “We call on the Turkish authorities to immediately release Amnesty chair Taner Kiliç and drop the terrorism cha…

19 Feb 2018

Many migrant workers end up trapped in low-pay, unsafe and unhealthy jobs, the head of the United Nations labour agency warned Monday, calling for the adoption of fair labour migration governance frameworks at the global, regional and national levels.

Nearly 6M people have been displaced in Iraq. They want to return home. @UNDPinIraq is helping #RebuildIraq after 3 years of ISIL. https://t.co/pHzPo5qKbQ

19 Feb 2018

Two United Nations human rights experts have urged the Government of the United States to halt the execution a seriously ill person stressing that given his health condition, the use of lethal injection could possibly amount to torture.

RT @Refugees: He gave #Rohingya refugee children music in Bangladesh. 🎸 And they gave him a moment he'll never forget. ❤️ Thank you @MIYAV

Continues this week in New York: Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf (through 16 March): https://t.co/k0OjzmXpxy

Continues this week in Geneva: Conference on Disarmament [through 30 Mar]: https://t.co/oMxVBFjO9n https://t.co/kik75IafOC

Who does climate change affect? Everyone. Who can take climate action? Anyone. Here's how: https://t.co/roJjv8h4Kq #GlobalGoals https://t.co/dZbZKKmeb8

Starts this week in Geneva: Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women [19 Feb - 9 Mar]: https://t.co/TXPstDRlMS https://t.co/gRb9wQjtis

What's happening this week at the UN? #SocialJusticeDay, Mother Language Day & much more. List of events is here: https://t.co/U76dONw7SD https://t.co/NPdLm8P9uk

RT @Refugees: Hosting refugees is the most rewarding experience’ - Ingrid speaks about welcoming refugees into her home https://t.co/is0rf8

Stop - Prevent - Protect Here is how the UN is working to make zero tolerance for sexual exploitation & abuse a reality: https://t.co/G3A62cmaC8 https://t.co/AyZCy5Gqao

RT @UNHumanRights#ElSalvador: We urge the authorities to continue to review cases of +25 women still serving long sentences in connection…

It's #LunarNewYear of the Dog and we want to thank all our K-9 colleagues 🐶 & their handlers for keeping us safe all year round! https://t.co/CIKB1AHFtd

18 Feb 2018

Deeply saddened to learn of the tragic airplane accident today near Yasuj, Iran, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has extended his heartfelt condolences to the country’s people and Government.

RT @UNGeneva: What actions has the @UN Security Council taken so far this year? @UNLibrary info is here: https://t.co/vtvzS7UAXD https://…

Looking to make a difference to the 🌎 but don't know how? Here are some #SustainableSunday ideas: https://t.co/uE8W7SyBk4 #GlobalGoals https://t.co/V0MQkjDFmq

RT @ctbto_alerts: CTBTO Executive Secretary @SinaZerbo receives 2018 @aaas award for Science Diplomacy in recognition of his commitment to…

18 Feb 2018

The top United Nations humanitarian official in Somalia has commended the drought relief and recovery efforts of the authorities in the northern state of Puntland, while cautioning that the current humanitarian crisis is far from over.

UN Peacekeepers from Nigeria work in harsh conditions to protect others. Thank you, Nigeria, for your service & sacrifice. https://t.co/lZYeCoS6BZ #ServingForPeace https://t.co/ZiUtMaS9gz

RT @WFP_MENA: Two years ago, we were saving lives on the front lines in #Mosul. Today, we are changing lives, helping families build a bri…

18 Feb 2018

The video shows in practical terms how we use our capital mandate to empower women. We use our capital mandate to unlock public and private finance for the poor. The last few years have seen the articulation of new development agendas that are shaping and reinforcing the importance of this work.

On last week's #ValentinesDay, @UNFPA asked everyone to help girls say #IDONT to child marriage. Here's how: https://t.co/fGaEtkbbGg https://t.co/pDRGiCpwAo

RT @BetterWorldOrg: Year after year bipartisan polling has proved there is broad support for the @UN among Americans, cutting across border…

Thanks @XiamenAirlines for spreading the word through your in-flight entertainment about UN peacekeepers who are #ServingForPeace. But you don't need to be on a plane to learn more ➡️ https://t.co/lZYeCp9I0z https://t.co/snzIdKYBPq

Here's how WFP school meals change children's lives 👉 https://t.co/Ri4U6jXPFp https://t.co/UxpYWbL5Su

This @Refugees project empowers refugees with disabilities through sports and restores hope for a better future. https://t.co/iE9E0fiExe

RT @ctbto_alerts#Olympics Nordic Combined & Biathlon athletes master 2 disciplines to excel. At #CTBTO our analysts use waveform & radion…

Let us focus on the overwhelming positives of migration and use facts, not prejudice, to address its challenges. -- @antonioguterres https://t.co/ljxTdwvs7Q https://t.co/6nFc2HbUvL

RT @ilo: 1 in every 25 women workers worldwide is a domestic worker. Find out how the ILO is working to make #decentwork a reality for them…

Nigeria has provided military and police officers to @UNPeacekeeping for 50+ years. Thank you, Nigeria, for your service & sacrifice. https://t.co/lZYeCoS6BZ #ServingForPeace https://t.co/wqyam6p7Oh

RT @UN_Women: We need to ensure that girls' basic needs are met for their well-being and futures. https://t.co/QbuiuFIQrt #PromisesToAction

If you can’t reuse it, refuse it! For #ValentinesDay this week, @UNEP asked us all to break up with single-use plastics & commit to a better common future for #CleanSeas https://t.co/KCsZtkFXh9 https://t.co/0rO1g16KOk

Friday was Children's Day at UN Headquarters! See what happened in our behind-the-scenes @Instagram story ➡️ handle: unitednations https://t.co/7dMkVGMe4q

.@UNFPA works to ensure dignity for women & girls: https://t.co/bIMmPzmgkV https://t.co/dweFmSKZdA

RT @UNHumanRights#ElSalvador: We welcome the news that Teodora Vásquez has been freed from prison where she was serving a 30-year sentenc…

RT @UNODC: Do you know what a pangolin is? Most people don’t! It is the most trafficked wild animal in the 🌍, with more than 1 million poac…

UN Peacekeepers come from different countries, cultures & backgrounds -- but share a common purpose to protect the most vulnerable. https://t.co/lZYeCoS6BZ #ServingForPeace https://t.co/xVqeKcXG8j

RT @WFP: There is a direct link between food security & migration. Food insecurity increases the likelihood and intensity of armed conflict…

One UN - many different languages here on @Twitter Arabic @UNarabic French @ONU_fr Kiswahili @UmojaWaMataifa Portuguese @NacoesUnidas Russian @UnitedNationsRU Spanish @ONU_es https://t.co/9L2bb7FA2t

3 requirements for a positive childbirth experience 🤰: 🔹 A companion of choice 🔹 Clear communication by maternity staff 🔹 Mobility in labour & birth position of choice Find out the latest guidelines from @who: https://t.co/tm6JMQoeTs https://t.co/9JkpA3JYXG

New “Rural Women, Human Rights“ exhibit on display at UNHQ tells the stories of women & girls gaining new skills & setting up businesses. https://t.co/SZKsNyLzER #TimeIsNow https://t.co/CAiuWFuSlu

RT @antonioguterres: My message to Munich Security Conference: global problems require global solutions. Let us unite against the polarizat…

Check out our @Facebook Live with @ctbto_alerts chief @SinaZerbo who shares why he's so committed to eliminating nuclear testing ➡️ https://t.co/2nEYmaFpvx https://t.co/vbYx4vJlMk

16 Feb 2018

A nuclear threat on the Korean Peninsula and a quagmire in the Middle East are “two qualitative changes” that further eroded global security over the past year, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told an annual conference on international security policy in Munich, Germany.

RT @UNICEF: You lost your home. You lost your family. Now no one knows you even exist. This is the reality for so many #ChildrenUprooted

16 Feb 2018

Countries need to strengthen the effectiveness of their tax regimes to unleash much-needed domestic resources to ensure the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as well as the promotion of inclusive economic growth, United Nations and as key international economic and financial organizations have urged.

16 Feb 2018

Strengthening the rule of law and improving the national police and the judicial system in Haiti will require political will on the part of the authorities, and the United Nations is determined to support this goal, said Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Bintou Keita.

Friday was Kids Day at UNHQ in #NYC. Young visitors explored the work of the UN through games, puzzles & quizzes. Find out about the special UN Kids Tours here: https://t.co/S5ptESSN0i https://t.co/7C2OLapHjF

16 Feb 2018

Reverberations of the Syrian conflict – which has now lasted longer than World War II – are being felt throughout the region, including in Lebanon, which shares most of its land border with the war-torn country, and hosts hundreds of thousands of its refugees, the head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) warned on Friday.

16 Feb 2018

Highlights of UN events during the coming week UN deputy chief Amina Mohammed addresses regional SDG forum in Belarus UNICEF launches new global campaign to strengthen healthcare services for mothers and newborns International Mother Language Day World Day of Social Justice, focusing on workers on the move More at UN News: news.un.org/en/

16 Feb 2018

On a visit to Haiti in early February, Bintou Keita, the Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, visited a prison in Jeremie. She said the conditions at the prison, both for the detainees and the staff, were "awful."

16 Feb 2018

Top stories from UN News this week: ‘Race against time’ to help Rohingya refugees Gender equality vital to sustainable development New guidelines on childbirth More at UN News: news.un.org/en/

16 Feb 2018

Escalating violence, daunting logistical challenges and insufficient funding have prompted the United Nations food relief agency to broaden its emergency operation in the war-ravaged Kasai region in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

RT @UNHumanRights#Hungary: We call on Hungary to review proposed laws that appear to be a further tightening of government controls on NG…

Secretary-General
António Guterres

RT @antonioguterres: I am pleased to send my warmest greetings for the #LunarNewYear as we begin the Year of the Dog. https://t.co/yoOkgYCN

16 Feb 2018

Raw Excerpts from Geneva Press Briefing. Full: http://bit.ly/2EO7O4e Noting a surge in the number of juvenile offenders being executed in Iran, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Friday urged Iran to abide by international law and immediately halt all executions of people sentenced to death...

16 Feb 2018

Daily Press Briefing: SG Travels, Senior Personnel Appointment, Japan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Hungary, Health, Fall Armyworm, Honour Roll Noon Briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the UN Secretary General. HIGHLIGHTS: - IN MUNICH, SECRETARY-GENERAL SPOTLIGHTS DETERIORATING GLOBAL SECURITY, CALLS FOR...

16 Feb 2018

Bold, innovative solutions are now on the table to accelerate the prevention and control of deadly noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) – such as heart and lung disease, cancers and diabetes – as a new United Nations health agency high-level commission gets set to begin its work.

16 Feb 2018

Thousands of civilians in east Ghouta now have life-saving food and medical supplies after the first aid convoy in nearly three months reached the besieged enclave just outside the Syrian capital of Damascus, the top United Nations humanitarian official in the country said on Friday.

UN Peacekeepers leave their families behind & put themselves at risk to help others. We thank the nearly 900 Nigerian peacekeepers who are currently #ServingForPeace for their service & sacrifice: https://t.co/lZYeCoS6BZ https://t.co/mRmKsmJMSl

16 Feb 2018

3 months after the end of combat operations, more than half of the nearly 6 million people who have been displaced since 2014 are already home. People have been able to return because of the success of UNDP's stabilisation facility. On average, it takes up to five years after a war concludes to get people home. With support...

RT @UNGeneva: "The execution of juvenile offenders is unequivocally prohibited under international law" - watch @UNHumanRights spox Rupert…

Secretary-General
António Guterres
Secretary-General
António Guterres
16 Feb 2018

Since the 1960s, Nigeria has been a major contributor of troops and police to United Nations peace operations, having served in dozens of missions. Most recently, Nigerian troops were the military backbone of the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), from 2003-2018, helping to restore security throughout a country that had undergone a brutal civil war.

RT @MunSecConf: The first day of #MSC2018 continues now with statements from @UN Sec-Gen @antonioguterres and the Emir of Qatar @TamimBinHa

16 Feb 2018

Expressing concern over a “surge” in the number of juvenile offenders being executed in Iran, the United Nations top human rights official called on the country to abide by its obligations under international law and immediately halt all executions of people sentenced to death for crimes committed when they were under the age of eighteen.

#FlashbackFriday to January 1960: #NYC skyline with UNHQ in the foreground. Our Headquarters are in New York, but the work of the UN touches lives of people all over the 🌏. https://t.co/MGT7G5Mqxj https://t.co/hABFpjd5ka

RT @Refugees: -Single mothers -Families -Unaccompanied and separated children We've evacuated 1,000 highly vulnerable refugees out of deten…

All human beings are born free & equal in dignity & rights. #StandUp4HumanRights & record your #RightsOutLoud: https://t.co/QVjNysX7Zp https://t.co/YTQv3pWCam

RT @UNHumanRights#Afghanistan report: Casualties caused by suicide bombings & other attacks using improvised explosive devices are partic…

All women have a right to a positive childbirth experience. @WHO recommends reducing the use of needless and potentially harmful clinical & medical interventions: https://t.co/tm6JMQoeTs https://t.co/4bvOLuVxK7

RT @unicefchief: Every five minutes a child dies as a result of violence. Country by country, community by community, classroom by classroo…

#TBT to 2009 when Chinese peacekeepers with @UNMILNews celebrated #LunarNewYear while #ServingForPeace. We thank them for service & sacrifice. https://t.co/I553F4pLO3 https://t.co/SYINjLh5KM

RT @WHO: All women have a right to a positive #childbirth experience that includes: -Respect and dignity -A companion of choice -Clear comm…

15 Feb 2018

Secretary-General António Guterres has expressed his profound sadness at the horrific gun massacre in Florida in a message he wrote to the Governor and to the United States’ Ambassador to the United Nations, UN spokesman said Thursday. 

15 Feb 2018

Aid agencies in Mali have launched the 2018 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP ), asking for $263 million to provide humanitarian assistance to the most vulnerable people, a senior United Nations aid official in the country said

15 Feb 2018

More than 1,000 highly vulnerable refugees have been evacuated out of Libya since November by the UN refugee agency, which is searching for “durable solutions” for these people in third countries.

15 Feb 2018

More than 10,000 civilians lost their lives or suffered injuries in Afghanistan last year, according to a report released by the UN. The high number of casualties are attributed to suicide bombings and other attacks using improvised explosive devices (IEDs). The report calls on anti-Government elements to cease the...

Over 1000 young people from around the 🌍 are at UNHQ in NYC for the #YouthAssembly to share their ideas💡 how to achieve the #GlobalGoals. https://t.co/9z6AHf5DYK https://t.co/TFU1ijW1QZ

RT @AminaJMohammed: We must all play our part to end all forms of violence against children. Join the exciting movement for transformationa…

15 Feb 2018

There are “alarming holes” in the availability, reliability, timeliness and accessibility of the data and evidence essential for understanding how children and their families are impacted by migration and forced displacement, United Nations agencies and their partners warned on Thursday.

RT @UNICEF: Who are they? Where are they? What do they need? Massive data gaps are leaving #ChildrenUprooted in danger and without acces…

15 Feb 2018

Briefing to the press by Mita Hosali, Deputy Director of the News and Media Division, Department of Public Information, on the new UN News website.

15 Feb 2018

Daily Press Briefing: Florida Shooting, Ruud Lubbers, Germany, Sweden, CAR/Cameroon/Chad, Middle East, Afghanistan, Refugees and Migrants, Pregnancy, Polio, Guinea-Bissau, Noon Briefing Guests Noon Briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the UN Secretary General. HIGHLIGHTS: - SECRETARY-GENERAL VOICES PROFOUND...

Secretary-General
António Guterres

#LunarNewYear: As we begin the Year of the Dog, we thank Taz & our K-9 colleagues 🐶 for keeping us safe all year round! https://t.co/dF5ektrEW1

15 Feb 2018

More than 10,000 civilians were killed or wounded in the Afghanistan conflict during 2017, a nine per cent drop over 2016, according to a United Nations report out Thursday which also revealed rising casualties caused by suicide bombings and attacks using improvised explosive devices (IEDs).

15 Feb 2018

The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has issued new guidelines on global care standards throughout labour and immediately after childbirth aimed at reducing the use of needless and potentially harmful routine clinical and medical interventions.

RT @UNHumanRights: African states affirm rights of persons with #disabilities in a new landmark Protocol that will strengthen the implement…

Secretary-General
António Guterres

RT @WHO: Timely diagnosis and access to treatment for children with #cancer save lives, but currently, where one lives often determines one…

Happy #ChineseNewYear! Order your @unstamps for the Chinese Lunar Year of the Dog here: https://t.co/PIPVzRflHB https://t.co/rXmotkyTbd

15 Feb 2018

Since 1966 the United Nations Capital Development Fund has focused on a singular goal: making public and private finance work for the poor. Produced by: UN Capital Development Fund

15 Feb 2018

El Habib Nadir, Secretary-General for Moroccans Living Abroad and Migration Affairs of Morocco, addresses the sixteenth coordination meeting on International Migration, organized by the Population Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA).

15 Feb 2018

Monami Maulik, International Consultant on Gender, Migration, and Development at UN Women, speaks at the meeting, addresses the sixteenth coordination meeting on International Migration, organized by the Population Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA).

15 Feb 2018

Kostas G. Stamoulis, Assistant Director-General of the Economic and Social Development Department at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), addresses the sixteenth coordination meeting on International Migration, organized by the Population Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA).

15 Feb 2018

Participants gather materials prior to the sixteenth coordination meeting on International Migration, organized by the Population Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA).

15 Feb 2018

Laura Thompson (on screen), Deputy Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), addresses the sixteenth coordination meeting on International Migration, organized by the Population Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA).

15 Feb 2018

Jürg Lauber (on screen), Permanent Representative of Switzerland to the UN and Co-facilitator for the Global Compact for Safe Migration, addresses the sixteenth coordination meeting on International Migration, organized by the Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA).

15 Feb 2018

Laura Thompson, Deputy Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), speaks at the sixteenth coordination meeting on International Migration, organized by the Population Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA).

RT @UNESCO: .@AAzoulay launches “#ReviveTheSpiritOfMosul”, a @UNESCO led international initiative in Iraq. ☑️Rebuild cultural heritage…

We will not tolerate anyone committing or condoning sexual exploitation and abuse -- @antonioguterres https://t.co/G3A62cDLtG https://t.co/gBWtq5JVEg

RT @UN_Women: There can be no sustainable development without gender equality! It's up to all of us to ensure the #GlobalGoals journey is…

I wish you good health, happiness and success in the Year of the Dog! -- @antonioguterres on #ChineseNewYear https://t.co/5ygJjVHN7A

15 Feb 2018

Xin Chun Kuai Le! [新春快乐!Happy Lunar New Year.] Wo Shi Gu Te Lei Si, [我是古特雷斯,I am António Guterres,] the Secretary-General of the United Nations. I am pleased to send my warmest greetings for the Lunar New Year as we begin the Year of the Dog. Dogs are guards and good companions to human beings. The Year of the Dog symbolizes...

15 Feb 2018

联合国 — 新春快乐!我是古特雷斯,联合国秘书长。在我们迎来狗年之际,我谨最热烈地给大家拜年。狗是人类的守护者,也是人类的好伴侣。狗年象征着忠诚与信任。信任可促进团结与协作。这正是当今世界所需要的品格。让我们共同努力促进全球和平与繁荣。我感谢中国和中国人民支持联合国工作。我祝大家在狗年身体健康,生活幸福并取得成功!谢谢!

RT @SwedenUN: Today the End Violence Against Children Summit started in Stockholm w/ @SwedishPM, @AminaJMohammed, @regner_asa & H.M. Queen…

RT @Refugees: Kept apart by war, these young Syrians fired up their smartphones and found love ❤️ against the odds. Read their story: https…

#LoveIsLove: This #ValentinesDay, join @free_equal & support fair treatment of lesbian, gay, bi, trans & intersex people https://t.co/nVI4zJt1It https://t.co/N5T2qwbjS4

RT @UN_News_Centre#Syria: Civilians killed on ‘horrific scale’ as conflict begins spilling across borders ►https://t.co/GrNnKYkQP6 https:…

RT @UNHumanRights: UN experts urge #USA to protect #HumanRightsDefenders as activist Maru Mora Villalpando faces deportation. She led a cam…

RT @antonioguterres: The international community came together in Kuwait to support Iraq’s transition, recovery and reconstruction. Time to…

14 Feb 2018

The United Nations will need to focus its efforts on supporting Guinea-Bissau’s national leaders in their efforts to appoint an acceptable Prime Minister, establish an inclusive Government, organize and conduct timely elections, and implement the priority reforms, a UN envoy for the West African country said Wednesday.

14 Feb 2018

In this century, child marriage cannot be allowed to happen, and similarly, children should not give birth to children, the United Nations youth envoy told an African forum on reproductive health and rights on Wednesday.

NYC students visited the Holocaust exhibit at UNHQ & contributed butterflies to “The Butterfly Project”, which pays tribute to 1.5M children murdered during the Holocaust: https://t.co/bLqlPh2Mne https://t.co/i0mNDIXlb5

14 Feb 2018

Without speedy progress on gender equality and real action to end pervasive discrimination against women and girls, the global community will not be able to keep the promise to ‘leave no one behind’ on the road to ending poverty, protecting the planet and advancing prosperity by 2030, according to a new United Nations report launched on Wednesday.

RT @UNFCCC: The best way to fight rising #sealevels? https://t.co/nHwC51ucVh Tell your loved ones to step up their commitment to #climateac

14 Feb 2018

-Raw excerpts from Press Briefing held in Geneva, Switzerland. Extensive conflict in Iraq to retake cities from ISIS has displaced more than 5.8 million people since 2014, with the associated military campaigns having significantly contaminated areas with explosive hazards, including Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs)....

14 Feb 2018

Media Stakeout by H.E. Mr. Mansour Al-Otaibi, President of the Security Council and Permanent Representative of the State of Kuwait, H.E. Sacha Sergio Llorentty Solíz, Representative of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, and H.E. Riyad Mansour, Permanent Representative of the State of Palestine to the United Nations, on the...

RT @antonioguterres: Children have a right to childhood. Child marriage is a violation of human rights. #IDONT https://t.co/n7MwIFWMRu http…

Women are more likely than men to be: ▪️ poor ▪️ hungry ▪️ victims of violence Gender equality is 🗝️ to achieving #GlobalGoals. Check out the new @UN_Women #PromisesToAction report ⬇️ https://t.co/kwukydUKz2

RT @UN_Women: This #ValentinesDay, let's show support & love to #domesticviolence survivors & help #EndDV by starting conversations with fr…

14 Feb 2018

Ambassador Riyad Mansour, Permanent Representative of the State of Palestine to the United Nations on the situation in the Middle East.

14 Feb 2018

There are concerns for over 100,000 Rohingya refugees who live in areas prone to flooding or landslides, as the monsoon season draws closer in Bangladesh. The UN called for greater support for the Rohingya refugees, while stressing the need to tackle the root causes of the crisis. More at UN News ►

14 Feb 2018

The conflict in Syria is now spilling over the country’s borders amid increased military intervention from multiple sources, a senior United Nations mediator said on Wednesday, warning that civilians are being killed on a horrific scale and the crisis is at one of the most “dangerous and worrying moments” in over four years.

14 Feb 2018

Informal comments to the media by H.E. Vassily Nebenzia, Russian Ambassador to the United Nations, on the situation in the Middle East (Syria).

14 Feb 2018

Informal comments to the media by Mr. Staffan de Mistura, Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Syria, following the Security Council meeting on the situation in Syria.

RT @BetterWorldOrg: Happy #ValentinesDay! Did you know Americans will spend 7X more today than what the U.S. spends on our @UN & @UNPeace

14 Feb 2018

Press conference by Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, is the Executive Director of UN Women, Shahra Razavi, Chief of the Research and Data Section of UN Women and, Lead author of the report "Gender Equality in 2030 agenda for Sustainable development", Ginette Azcona Research and Data specialist of UN Women on the flagship report...

14 Feb 2018

Daily Press Briefing: Iraq, Syria, Mali, Youth Envoy, Valentine's Day, Honour Roll, Guest Today Press Briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General. HIGHLIGHTS: -IN KUWAIT, U.N. CHIEF LAUNCHES RECOVERY AND RESILIENCE PROGRAMME FOR IRAQ - U.N. SPECIAL ENVOY WARNS OF ESCALATIONS AND INCREASED MILITARY...

This #ValentinesDay, @UNEP asks us all to end our toxic relationship with single-use plastics & commit to a better common future for #CleanSeas https://t.co/KCsZtkompB https://t.co/lvbsbRX413

14 Feb 2018

Secretary-General António Guterres (right) is interviewed by Kuwait Television during his visit to the country to participate in the opening session of the Kuwait International Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq.

14 Feb 2018

Secretary-General António Guterres (right) meets with Anders Samuelsen, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Denmark, while in Kuwait to participate in the opening session of the Kuwait International Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq.

14 Feb 2018

Mauro Vieira, Permanent Representative of Brazil to the UN and Chair of the Guinea-Bissau Configuration of the Peacebuilding Commission, briefs the Security Council on the situation in the Guinea-Bissau.

14 Feb 2018

Modibo Touré (on screen), Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS), briefs the Security Council on the situation in the country.

14 Feb 2018

Modibo Touré (on screen), Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS), briefs the Security Council on the situation in Guinea-Bissau.Wide view of the Council.

14 Feb 2018

Modibo Touré (on screen), Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS), briefs the Security Council on the situation in Guinea-Bissau.

14 Feb 2018

A view of Staffan de Mistura (on screen), United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, briefing the Security Council during the meeting on the situation in Syria, seen through the Arabic interpretation booth.

14 Feb 2018

Staffan de Mistura, United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, briefs the Security Council meeting on the situation in Syria.Wide view of the Security Council during the meeting.

14 Feb 2018

Nikki R. Haley, Permanent Representative of the United States to the UN, addresses the Security Council meeting on the situation in Syria. Staffan de Mistura, United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, is seen to her left.

14 Feb 2018

Bashar Ja'afari, Permanent Representative of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations, addresses the Council on the situation of his country.

RT @wbg_gov: The 1st Global Conference of the Platform for Collaboration on #Tax kicks off TODAY! Join @WorldBank @UN @OECDTax @IMFNews & e…

14 Feb 2018

Briefing by Mr. Staffan de Mistura, Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Syria, on the situation in the Middle East (Syria) during the 8181st meeting of the Security Council. ---------------- UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said today (14 Feb) the country was witnessing “as violent and worrying and...

14 Feb 2018

Staffan de Mistura, United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, briefs the Security Council meeting on the situation in Syria.

14 Feb 2018

Informal comments to the media by H.E. Mr. François Delattre, Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations, on the situation in the Middle East (Syria).

14 Feb 2018

Informal comments to the media by H.E. Mr. Jonathan Allen, Deputy Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the United Nations, on the situation in the Middle East (Syria).

14 Feb 2018

Informal comments to the media by H.E Mr. Olof Skoog, Permanent Representative of Sweden to the United Nations, on the situation in the Middle East (Syria).

RT @antonioguterres: The fighting in Iraq is over, but the task ahead is enormous. The UN stands with Iraqis as they build a country that i…

14 Feb 2018

Modibo Touré (on screen), Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS), briefs the Security Council on the situation in the country.

14 Feb 2018

Sacha Sergio Llorentty Solíz (left), Permanent Representative of the Plurinational State of Bolivia to the UN, briefs journalists after the Security Council meeting and consultations on the Middle East.Also pictured: Mansour Al-Otaibi (centre), Permanent Representative of the State of Kuwait to the United Nations and...

14 Feb 2018

Mansour Al-Otaibi, Permanent Representative of the State of Kuwait to the United Nations and President of the Security Council for the month of February, briefs journalists after the Security Council meeting and consultations on the situation in the Middle East.

RT @UNWebTV: LIVE now: UN Security Council on the situation in the Middle East 📹 Watch:https://t.co/Deh65Lb1Dd