Archive for August, 2012

Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the death of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia

22nd August 2012 Uncategorized

New York – The Secretary-General is deeply saddened by the death of H.E. Meles Zenawi, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. He offers his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family, the Government and people of Ethiopia. (more…)

Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the appointment of Deputy Joint Special Representative for Syria

22nd August 2012 Uncategorized

New York  – The Secretary-General of the United Nations is pleased, along with Secretary-General Nabil ElAraby of the League of Arab States, to announce the appointment today of Mr. Nasser Al-Kidwa, as their Deputy Joint Special Representative for Syria. (more…)

Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on Somalia

21st August 2012 Uncategorized

New York – The Secretary-General welcomes the inauguration of the New Federal Parliament of Somalia today in Mogadishu. He congratulates the people of Somalia on reaching this watershed moment on their road to peace, stability and political transformation. (more…)

Security Council Press Statement on Afghanistan

21st August 2012 Uncategorized

New York – The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the coordinated terrorist attacks on 14 and 15 August 2012 in various parts of Afghanistan, causing numerous deaths and injuries of mostly civilians. (more…)

Statement attributable to The Spokesperson for The President of The General Assemble

21st August 2012 Uncategorized

New York – President of the General Assembly welcomes the appointment of Mr. Lakhdar Brahimi as Joint Special Representative for Syria. (more…)