Briefing by Mr. Brenden Varma, Spokesperson for the President of the 72nd Session of the General Assembly.
Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General.
The United Nations is mourning the death of former Secretary-General Kofi Annan, who passed away peacefully after a short illness, on Saturday 18 August 2018. The renowned Ghanaian diplomat was 80 years old.
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Video message by Assistant Secretary-General Fabrizio Hochschild on 2018 World Humanitarian Day in memory of Sergio Viera de Mello on the occasion of a book launch and documentary commemorating him, August 2018, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
In São Paulo, the Free & Equal campaign — a UN initiative for LGBTI equality — launched in June the Standards of Conduct for Business. Through five basic principles, the United Nations calls on companies to tackle discrimination
Conflict around the world is unleashing relentless horror and suffering for millions of civilian women, girls, men and boys.
Video message by H.E. Mr. António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, on International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism
Wreath-laying ceremony by H.E. Mr. António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, for the observance of the 15th anniversary of the bombing of UN Headquarters in Baghdad.