Statement attributable to the UN Spokesperson in Cyprus

26 October 2016 – The Turkish Cypriot leader, Mr. Mustafa Akıncı, and the Greek Cypriot leader, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, have decided to continue the Cyprus talks in Mont Pelerin, Switzerland from 7th to 11th November. This intensive week of negotiations will be conducted under the auspices of the Special Adviser…

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UN Secretary-General’s remarks on the appointment of António Guterres as Secretary-General-designate of the United Nations

Antonio Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR at a Press Conference after 66th session of Excom. 9 October 2015. UN Photo / Jean-Marc Ferré

Mr. President, Your Excellency Mr. António Guterres, Secretary-General-designate of the United Nations, Your Excellency Mr. Augusto Ernesto dos Santos Silva, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Portugal, Ladies and Gentlemen, Above all, Mr. Secretary-General-designate, congratulations … félicitations … felicitaciones …   parabéns! I commend the Member States not only for their…

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