The new President of the 74th session of the General Assembly brings to his role “years of United Nations experience”, the UN chief said on Tuesday, as Tijjani Muhammad-Bande […]
Secretary-General, António Guterres, appointed Ms Byanyima as the UNAIDS Executive Director and Under-Secretary-General “following a comprehensive selection process” that involved a search committee constituted by members of the UNAIDS […]
10 July 2019, Nairobi – The African Regional High-level Conference on Counter Terrorism and the Prevention of Violent Extremism Conducive to Terrorism, jointly convened by the United Nations Office […]
Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the UN Secretary-General on the terrorist attacks in Kenya and SomaliaTirus Wainaina
The UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres condemns yesterday’s attack in Wajir County, Kenya, in which at least eight police officers were killed and others were injured when their vehicle struck an improvised […]
25th Commemoration of the International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda “Dubbed kwibuka25” at UN NairobiTirus Wainaina
UN Information Centre Nairobi in collaboration with the Rwanda High Commission organized the 25th Commemoration of the International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi […]
Secretary-General nominates Inger Andersen of Denmark as Executive Director of the United Nations Environment ProgrammeTirus Wainaina
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, following consultations with the Chairpersons of the regional groups of Member States, today ( 16 February 2019) informed the General Assembly of his intention […]
UNIC Nairobi in partnership with the Israeli Embassy in Kenya brought together over 300 students from more than 10 Kenyan Universities and over 50 diplomats accredited to UNEP and […]
Statement on the terror attack from the Director General of the UN Office in Nairobi and Executive Director of UN HabitatTirus Wainaina
As Acting Director General of the UN Office at Nairobi (UNON) and Executive Director of UN Habitat, I join Secretary-General António Guterres, in strongly condemning the cowardly terrorist attack […]
The Secretary-General strongly condemns the terrorist attack in Nairobi today. He is following developments in the Kenyan capital closely.
Dear fellow citizens of the world,
I wish you a happy, peaceful and prosperous new year.
Last New Year, I issued a red alert, and the dangers I mentioned […]