SECRETARY GENERAL Statements

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE FOR THE INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION  -13 October 2019

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE FOR THE INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION -13 October 2019

Throughout my life, I have visited many communities affected by extreme weather events and other natural hazards. From the South Pacific to Mozambique to the Caribbean....more
Statement attributable to the Secretary-General  on the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize

Statement attributable to the Secretary-General on the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize

 Copenhagen, Denmark11 October 2019 I have said often that winds of hope are blowing ever stronger across Africa. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is one of the ....more
THE SECRETARY GENERAL MESSAGE ON WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY

THE SECRETARY GENERAL MESSAGE ON WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY

10 October 2019Every 40 seconds, someone makes the tragic decision that life is no longer worth living. Suicide is the second leading cause of death among young pe....more
THE SECRETARY- GENERAL -- MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL DAY OF NON-VIOLENCE

THE SECRETARY- GENERAL -- MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL DAY OF NON-VIOLENCE

2 October 2019 This International Day of Non-Violence marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi, the renowned global icon of peace. His vision continu....more
THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY  OF SIGN LANGUAGES

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF SIGN LANGUAGES

Sign languages are crucial means for an individual to express oneself, connect with others and participate in all aspects of economic, social, cultural and political spheres.  ....more
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