An Agenda for Humanity
Feb 25, 2016
More people desperately need humanitarian assistance than at any time since the founding of the United Nations. More warring parties are brazenly violating international humanitarian law. More resources than ever are needed to meet sharply escalating humanitarian needs. Yet we face the largest-ever funding shortfalls.
Uniting to Prevent Violent Extremism
Jan 21, 2016
Violent extremism is a direct assault on the United Nations Charter and a grave threat to international peace and security.
The transformation to a more sustainable and just world begins now
Jan 5, 2016
Ask anyone for their abiding memory of 2015 and they will most likely recall a negative one.
Secretary General Messages
MESSAGE FOR WORLD RADIO DAY
Radio reaches the widest audience in the world. In an era of dramatic advances in communications, radio retains its power to entertain, educate, inform and inspire. It can unite and empower communities, and give voice to the marginalized.
MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF WOMEN AND GIRLS IN SCIENCE
Both girls and boys have the potential to pursue their ambitions in science and mathematics, in school and at work. But systemic discrimination means women occupy less than 30 percent of research and development jobs worldwide. We need concerted, concrete efforts to overcome stereotypes and biases.
MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATONAL DAY OF COMMEMORATON IN MEMORY OF THE VICTIMS OF THE HOLOCAUST
Today we remember the six million Jewish men, women and children who perished in the Holocaust.
SECRETARY GENERAL'S MESSAGE: AN ALERT FOR THE WORLD
On New Year’s Day 2018, I am not issuing an appeal. I am issuing an alert - a red alert for our world. I urge leaders everywhere to make this New Year’s resolution: Narrow the gaps. Bridge the divides. Rebuild trust by bringing people together around common goals.