S-G’s Messages

  • Secretary-General António Guterres video message on new coronavirus – COVID-19
    Dear friends, The upheaval caused by the coronavirus – COVID 19 — is all around us. And I know many are anxious, worried and confused.  That’s absolutely natural. We are facing a health threat unlike any other in our lifetimes.  Meanwhile, […]
  • Message on World Radio Day 2020
    Radio brings people together. In an era of rapid media evolution, radio retains a special place in every community as an accessible source of vital news and information. But radio is also a source of innovation that pioneered interaction with audiences […]
  • UN Secretary-General’s message on COVID 19
    All of us face a common threat – the coronavirus – COVID 19. Today’s declaration of a pandemic is a call to action – for everyone, everywhere. It’s also a call for responsibility and solidarity – as nations united and as […]
  • Message on the International Day in Commemoration of the Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust
    On this Day, we come together to remember one of the most heinous crimes of our time: the systematic killing of six million Jewish men, women and children and millions of others by the Nazis and their collaborators in the Holocaust. […]
  • Message on the 10th anniversary of Haiti earthquake
    On this day, we remember the hundreds of thousands of Haitians who lost their lives and the millions gravely affected by the devastating earthquake that struck their country ten years ago. We also honour the memory of one hundred and two […]
  • Message on the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists
    Freedom of expression and free media are essential to fostering understanding, bolstering democracy and advancing our efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.  In recent years, however, there has been a rise in the scale and number of attacks against the […]