Following is the text of UN Secretary‑General António Guterres’ video message for the official opening ceremony of the War and Peace Museum, in Ardennes, France today:
article_koreaceremony.jpg © UNESCO Paris, France – Barely a month after the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030), the Republic of Korea announces a contribution of...Read More
19 January 2018 Zbigniew Czech, the new Permanent Representative of Poland to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented his credentials to Michael Møller, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva. Prior to his ...Read More
Working Group to Review the Human Rights Records in 14 States 10 January 2018 The twenty-ninth session of the Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group will be held in Geneva from 15 to 26 January during which the...Read More
5 January 2018 Aimé Clovis Guillond, the new Permanent Representative of the Republic of the Congo to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented his credentials to Michael Møller, the Director-General of the United Nations Office ...Read More
United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres arrived in Paris from New York early on Tuesday morning, 12 December, to attend the One Planet Summit.
Opening its seventy‑second session today, the Trusteeship Council elected Anne Gueguen of France as its President and Jonathan Guy Allen of the United Kingdom as its Vice‑President.
WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo said: “This donation from France will help developing and least-developed countries comply with international sanitary and phytosanitary standards, enabling these countries to trade more, with all the be...Read More
The fifty‑eighth meeting of the Panel of External Auditors, chaired by Mussa Juma Assad, Controller and Auditor General of the United Republic of Tanzania, was held on 30 November and 1 December at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO...Read More
article_neamportugal.jpg © UNESCO After France, Turkey, Italy and Greece, Portugal is the latest country in the North-Eastern Atlantic, Mediterranean and Connected Seas (NEAM) region to be equipped with a new National Tsunami Warning Provid...Read More
On Thursday (Nov. 9), the United Nations General Assembly and Security Council elected four judges to the International Court of Justice (see UN Press Releases here and here). Judges Ronny Abraham (France), the incumbent President; Abdulqaw...Read More
10 November 2017 The General Conference of UNESCO today named Audrey Azoulay (France) to the post of Director-General of the Organization. Ms Azoulay was nominated on 13 October to take the place of outgoing Director-General Irina Bokova (B...Read More