Archive for September, 2013

Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region of Africa, Mary Robinson, arrives in DR Congo

3rd September 2013 Uncategorized

KINSHASA – The Special Envoy of the Secretary-General to the Great Lakes Region, Mary Robinson, has arrived in the Democratic Republic of Congo ahead of the start of a joint regional mission this week of UN, African Union, US and European envoys to bolster diplomatic efforts for peace in the eastern DRC and the region. (more…)

Readout of the Secretary-General’s telephone call with Dr. Åke Sellström, Head of the United Nations Mission to Investigate Allegations of the Use of Chemical Weapons in the Syrian Arab Republic

2nd September 2013 Uncategorized

The Secretary-General held a telephone call today with Dr. Åke Sellström, Head of the United Nations Mission to Investigate Allegations of the Use of Chemical Weapons in the Syrian Arab Republic. (more…)

Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the situation in Camp Ashraf, Iraq

2nd September 2013 Uncategorized

The Secretary-General deplores the tragic events in Camp Ashraf today that have reportedly left 47 killed.  He expresses his sorrow and extends his deepest condolences to the families of the victims. (more…)