Daily Archives: September 18, 2017

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

**General Assembly

Tomorrow is, no surprise, the start of the General Assembly.  We will have Brenden Varma, speaking on behalf of the PGA [President of the General Assembly], brief you as soon as I …

No, we cannot shoot down North Korea’s missiles

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Considered opinionNo, we cannot shoot down North Korea’s missiles

By Joe Cirincione

Published 19 September 2017

The number one reason we don’t shoot down North Korea’s missiles is that we cannot. The latest North

Secretary-General, Business Leaders Identify Sectors for Aggressive Climate Action, Implementation of Paris Agreement

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and global leaders from local governments, the private sector and civil society agreed to accelerate efforts on climate action and to implement the Paris Agreement at a meeting during the …

You Have Power to Define Pace of Commitment to Low-Carbon Future, Deputy Secretary-General Tells Climate Leaders

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at Climate Week NYC 2017, in New York today:

I am pleased to be with you for the ninth Annual New York …

Secretary-General Calls for Cuts in Carbon Emissions, Greater Efforts to Build Resilience, amid Most Violent Hurricane Season on Record

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks at the High-Level Event on Hurricane Irma, in New York today:

Thank you to everyone here for your solidarity with the millions of people across the Caribbean affected …