UN backs new ceasefire deal in Donbas – Ukraine mission's spox Guterres calls on all parties to fully abide by the agreed terms and focus efforts on the protection of civilians who continue to suffer the most from the ongoing hostilities.
12:20, 24 July 2020
UN chief publishes report on situation of human rights in occupied Crimea The report covers the period of July 1 to December 31, 2019, and draws heavily from the work of the Office's Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine.
11:55, 07 July 2020
Coronavirus greatest test since World War Two, says UN chief – BBC It could bring a recession "that probably has no parallel in the recent past".
09:40, 01 April 2020
UN's Guterres calls for global truce amid coronavirus spread The spread of the highly contagious COVID-19 respiratory illness caused by the coronavirus has drawn comparisons with painful periods such as World War 2, the 2008 financial crisis, and the 1918 Spanish flu.
23:35, 23 March 2020
UN secretary-general "deeply concerned" about escalations in Gulf General Soleimani was the architect of nearly every significant operation by Iranian intelligence and military forces over the past two decades.
23:45, 03 January 2020
UN's Guterres voices "strong support" for Normandy Four efforts toward Donbas settlement The organization chief reiterated support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity within its internationally recognized borders.
10:20, 11 December 2019
UN acknowledges Russia's violation of Geneva conventions in Crimea Ukraine has expressed gratitude for highlighting the issue.
11:55, 15 October 2019
UN chief welcomes prisoner exchange between Russia, Ukraine The secretary-general urged all relevant parties to "take further measures in this spirit."
10:00, 09 September 2019
UN releases report on human rights violations in occupied Crimea The report will be presented at the 74th UN session scheduled for September.
23:50, 04 September 2019
UN chief appeals to G7 leaders for political will to tackle climate emergency The UN chief said society is mobilizing, as well as the world's youth.
10:18, 27 August 2019
Ukraine's envoy to UN sends to UNSG call of Mejlis to recognize genocide of Crimean Tatars Ukraine and the rest of the world are on May 18 honoring the victims of genocide against the Crimean Tatar people.
20:56, 18 May 2019
Poroshenko, Guterres call for immediate release of Ukrainian sailors by Russia The two leaders also discussed prospects for the Donbas deployment of a comprehensive multinational peacekeeping mission under the UN auspices.
11:00, 24 January 2019
Putin, Guterres did not discuss release of Ukrainian political prisoners – Kremlin The meeting between Guterres and Putin took place in Moscow on June 20.
16:55, 21 June 2018
Ukraine envoy hands UN Secretary-General "Kremlin prisoners list" The country's permanent representative vowed continued pressure on Russia to ensure the release of Ukrainian captives.
23:10, 18 June 2018
UN chief says organization can't solve problem in Syria, Cold War back Guterres said there were no mechanisms of control over the situation.
09:51, 23 April 2018
UN chief welcomes exchange of prisoners and detainees in eastern Ukraine <p>United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has welcomed the recent exchange of prisoners and detainees in eastern Ukraine and commended all those who helped bring about the exchange, UN News Centre reports.</p>
15:57, 30 December 2017
Klimkin hands over letter to UN Secretary-General asking to help liberate Kremlin's hostages <p></p> <p>Ukraine's Minister of Foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin has forwarded a letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres asking for his assistance in the release of Ukrainians, the Kremlin's political prisoners, according to the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations.</p>
14:55, 16 December 2017
Poroshenko, Guterres discuss peacekeepers in Donbas, human rights in Crimea <p>In the framework of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held a meeting with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, according to the presidential press service.</p>
09:00, 22 September 2017
UNSC greenlights peacekeeping reform <p>The UN Security Council backed reforms Wednesday to reduce inefficiencies, corruption and abuse in the UN's far-flung peacekeeping operations, The New York Times reports.</p>
10:40, 21 September 2017
More than 128 countries back pledged reforms to shape '21st century UN' <p>Pledging to overhaul the United Nations bureaucracy to make the world body stronger and more responsive to the people it serves, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday, September 18, launched a pledge of support for reforms that has the backing of 128 countries, according to the UN News Center.</p>
21:33, 18 September 2017