Archive for September, 2012

Secretary-General’s remarks to Opening Session of the General Assembly High-Level Forum on the Culture of Peace

17th September 2012 Uncategorized

New York – I thank the President of the General Assembly for bringing us together for this important Forum. When we look at the suffering in our world, we know how urgently we need a culture of peace. (more…)

Security Council press statement on attacks against diplomatic premises

17th September 2012 Uncategorized

New York – The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the series of violent attacks against embassies and consular premises of member states in multiple locations on September 13 and 14. (more…)

Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on violence in Libya and the Middle East

17th September 2012 Uncategorized

New York – The Secretary-General is deeply disturbed by the recent violence in Libya and elsewhere in the Middle East.  (more…)

Statement by the Spokesperson for the President of the General Assembly on deadly attacks in Mogadishu

17th September 2012 Uncategorized

New York – The President of the General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, condemns in the strongest possible terms the violent attack on the Jazeera Hotel inMogadishu,Somalia, in which some Somalis and soldiers from the African Union Mission inSomalia, (AMISOM,) have been killed. (more…)

The Secretary-General message on the International Day of Democracy

15th September 2012 Uncategorized

New York – Today we look back on yet another year of remarkable events in the story of democracy — a story that continues to be written by people who yearn for dignity and human rights, for an end to corruption, for a say in their future, for jobs, justice and a fair share of political power. (more…)