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Antonio Guterres: New Year’s Message from the New Secretary General

Jan 1, 2017 News, Secretary General, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

  by Britta Schmitz   UNITED NATIONS, 1 January 2017 – Antonio Guterres made his first statement as the new UN Secretary General on New Year’s Day. He urges everyone to join him in his New Year’s resolution, to “make 2017 a year for peace“.   “On this New Year’s Day, I ask all of you to join me in making one shared New Year’s resolution: Let us resolve to put peace first. Let us make 2017 a year in which we all – citizens, governments, leaders – strive to overcome our differences,“ said Guterres in his first statement as [Read More]

Ban Ki-Moon reaction on the execution of the Shiite cleric Sheikh al-Nimr in Riyadh

Jan 5, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, January 04 2016 During a telephone conversation with the foreign ministers of Iran and Saudi Arabia, the UN Secretary-General expressed his disappointment at the execution of the Shiite cleric Sheikh al-Nimr in Riyadh and said the attack on the Saudi embassy in Tehran was “deplorable”, his spokesman told reporters today  in New York. Stephane Dujarric said the Secretary General   “reiterated his views on capital punishment and his disappointment at the execution of Sheik al-Nimr, whose case the Secretary-General had raised with Saudi authorities on several occasions. The Secretary-General also reiterated that the attack on the Saudi embassy [Read More]

Enlightened Universe for the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations

Oct 25, 2015 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Gabarrón reveiles his sculpture “Enlightened Universe” in Central Park. Ban Ki-moon: “a masterpiece to show how we create a more inclusive world” Available in New York City until 15 November, will bring UN values to major cities NEW YORK, OCTOBER 25 2015 – On October 24, 2015, while symbolic landmarks and landscapes worldwide where going UN Blue, lighting the Earth up to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, an artistic unveiling took place in as iconic Central Park, specifically at Rumsey Playfield, at 4:30 pm. Spanish painter and sculptor Cristobal Gabarrón introduced to New Yorkers as well as [Read More]

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