UN Secretary-General’s remarks on the appointment of António Guterres as Secretary-General-designate of the United Nations

Antonio Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR at a Press Conference after 66th session of Excom. 9 October 2015. UN Photo / Jean-Marc Ferré

Mr. President, Your Excellency Mr. António Guterres, Secretary-General-designate of the United Nations, Your Excellency Mr. Augusto Ernesto dos Santos Silva, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Portugal, Ladies and Gentlemen, Above all, Mr. Secretary-General-designate, congratulations … félicitations … felicitaciones …   parabéns! I commend the Member States not only for their…

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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks to the press following meeting with Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, Greek Cypriot leader, and Mr. Mustafa Akıncı, Turkish Cypriot leader

2016-09-25 UNSG &  leaders

25 September 2016 Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, I have just had a productive meeting with their Excellencies Mr. Mustafa Akıncı, Turkish Cypriot leader, and Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, Greek Cypriot leader. We discussed the state of play in the ongoing negotiations to reach a comprehensive settlement in Cyprus. I commended both…

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