Secretary-General, at Asia-Pacific Commission Session, Stresses Its Key Role in Driving Regional Socioeconomic Progress, Creating Greener, More Prosperous Future

23 May

Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message for the seventy-eighth session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), held in Bangkok today:

Issuing Presidential Statement, Security Council Expresses Deep Concern about Developments in Myanmar

10 Mar

The Security Council today reiterated its deep concern about developments in Myanmar, following the state of emergency imposed by the military on 1 February and arbitrary detention of members of the Government, including State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and President Win Myint.

Spotlight Initiative for Central Asia, Afghanistan Will Tackle Gender-Based Violence, Deputy Secretary-General Tells Launch Event

8 Dec

Following is the text of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s video message, “Together to End Domestic Violence and Intimate Partner Violence in Central Asia and Afghanistan”, at the high‑level launch event of the Spotlight Initiative Regional Programme for Central Asia and Afghanistan, today: