24 Mar 2020 - THE SECRETARY-GENERAL
APPEAL FOR GLOBAL CEASE-FIRE
23 March 2020
Our world faces a common enemy: COVID-19.
The virus does not care about nationality or ethnicity, faction or faith. It attacks all, relentlessly.
Meanwhile, armed conflict rages on around the world.
21 Mar 2020 - Transcript of UN Secretary-General's Virtual Press Encounter on COVID-19 Crisis
We are facing a global health crisis unlike any in the 75-year history of the United Nations — one that is spreading human suffering, infecting the global economy and upending people’s lives.
19 Mar 2020 - Statement of UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Jan Kubis following his Meeting with His Excellency Foreign Minister Nassif Hitti
19 March 2020
I was very glad to meet with His Excellency, the Minister of Foreign Affairs.
The United Nations – the leadership...
18 Feb 2020 - Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General - on SyriaThe Secretary-General is alarmed by the rapid deterioration of the humanitarian situation in northwest Syria and the tragic suffering of civilians.The ongoing...
05 Feb 2020 - THE SECRETARY-GENERAL
New York, 4 February 2020
Elements related to the situation in Lebanon:
Question: [In French] : La révolution qui a démarré au Liban le 17 octobre est un mouvement de contestation contre la corruption et aussi pour le changement...
01 Feb 2020 - Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General - on Syria
The Secretary-General is deeply concerned by the ongoing military escalation in northwest Syria and calls for an immediate cessation of hostilities. He reaffirms that attacks on civilians and civilian...
29 Jan 2020 - Note to correspondents
In response to questions, the Spokesman for the Secretary-General has the following to say:
The Secretary-General has seen the announcement of the United States plan for the Middle East. The position of the United Nations on the two-State solution has...
28 Jan 2020 - Statement of UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Jan Kubis Following Meeting with His Excellency Foreign Minister Nassif Hitti
28 January 2020
“We had a focused discussion on a number of areas and fields related to the work of the United Nations in the...
24 Jan 2020 - Statement of U.N. Special Coordinator for Lebanon Jan Kubis Following Meeting with His Excellency Prime Minister Hassan Diab
The United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon Jan Kubis and his Deputy, the Humanitarian and Resident Coordinator Philippe Lazzarini, were...
22 Jan 2020 - Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General
on the formation of new Government in Lebanon
The Secretary-General welcomes the announcement of the formation of a new Government of Lebanon today. He looks forward to working with Prime Minister Hassan...