06 Apr 2020 - As prepared
Talking Points of Mr. Jan Kubis, Special Coordinator for Lebanon
on Behalf of UNSCOL
International Support Group Meeting at the Invitation of H.E. President Aoun
Beirut, 6 April 2020
Allow me to thank H.E. President Aoun for inviting the members of the ISG...
03 Apr 2020 - Full Transcript of UN Secretary-General's Press Briefing about Appeal for Global Ceasefire Following Outbreak of COVID-19
Ten days ago, I issued an appeal for an immediate ceasefire in all corners of the globe to reinforce diplomatic action, help create conditions for the...
26 Mar 2020 - LAUNCH OF GLOBAL HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE PLAN FOR COVID-19
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres was joined – virtually – by Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization; Ms. Henrietta Fore, UNICEF’s Executive Director, and Mr....
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...