Press releases

  • 10 May 2018 - The Secretary-General followed with utmost concern reports overnight of missile launches from Syria targeting Israeli positions and retaliatory strikes by the Israel Defense Forces, that followed earlier strikes in Syria on Tuesday, 8 May. He notes with relief today’s partial normalization of the situation. 
  • 08 May 2018 - I am deeply concerned by today’s announcement that the United States will be withdrawing from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and will begin reinstating US sanctions. I have consistently reiterated that the JCPOA represents a major achievement in nuclear non-proliferation and diplomacy and has contributed to regional and international peace and security.   
  • 17 Apr 2018 - Secretary-General's remarks at joint press conference with Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia Adel al-Jubeir [with Q&A]   Ladies and gentlemen from the press, thank you very much for your presence.  
  • 14 Apr 2018 - I have been following closely the reports of air strikes in Syria conducted by the United States, France and the United Kingdom.
  • 13 Apr 2018 - THE SECRETARY-GENERAL REMARKS TO THE SECURITY COUNCIL New York, 13 April 2018 [As delivered]
  • 13 Apr 2018 - I have been following closely the reports of air strikes in Syria conducted by the United States, France and the United Kingdom. There’s an obligation, particularly when dealing with matters of peace and security, to act consistently with the Charter of the United Nations and with international law in general. The UN Charter is very clear on these issues. The Security Council has primary responsibility for the maintenance of international peace and security.
  • UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres at UNRWA conference in Rome (Photo The Daily Star-Joseph Habboush)

    15 Mar 2018 - THE SECRETARY-GENERAL -- REMARKS AT MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE ON SUPPORT FOR THE UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY FOR PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EAST Rome, 15 March 2018 Ladies and Gentlemen,
  • UN Secretary-General with UN Senior Management Group (UN Photo)

    08 Mar 2018 - THE SECRETARY-GENERALMESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAYNew York, 8 March 2018 Women’s Day 2018: Progress for women is progress for all 
  • 12 Feb 2018 - International funding for Lebanon in 2017 amounted to USD 1.68 billion, as shown by the funding update released by the Office of the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Lebanon. This amount includes a total of USD 1.37 billion disbursed by donors in 2017 and USD 309.6 million carried over from 2016 by implementing partners.
  • 10 Feb 2018 -
    The Secretary-General is following closely the alarming military escalation throughout Syria and the dangerous spillover across its borders.
    The latest events come as the Syrian people suffer through one of the most violent periods in nearly seven years of conflict. Over 1,000 civilian casualties from airstrikes were reported in the first week of February alone.

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