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16 Nov 2018
Mr. Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, briefs reporters on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
16 Nov 2018
Briefing by Mr. Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO), on Sudan and South Sudan.
15 Nov 2018
Remarks by Mr. Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO), on Peace and Security in Africa.
15 Nov 2018
The Secretary-General condemns the killing of six Malawian and one Tanzanian peacekeepers of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) in Beni territory, North Kivu. The peacekeepers were killed during joint operations carried out by MONUSCO and the Forces armées de la République démocratique du Congo (FARDC) against the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF). Initial reports indicate that ten additional peacekeepers were wounded, and another one is missing.
30 Oct 2018
Statement by the Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations to the Fourth Committee.
30 Oct 2018
Statement by the Under-Secretary-General for Field Support to the Fourth Committee. 
27 Oct 2018
Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on attacks against the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA)  
25 Oct 2018
Doy las gracias a la Presidencia de Bolivia por darnos la oportunidad de abordar esta importante cuestión que es la implementación de la agenda sobre las mujeres y la paz y la seguridad mediante el empoderamiento político y económico de las mujeres.
22 Oct 2018 | New York
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary‑General António Guterres: The Secretary-General is outraged by the continued killing and abduction of civilians by armed groups in the Beni area of North Kivu province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.  He condemns Saturday's killing of at least 11 civilians, including one boy, as well as the injury and abduction of several more during an attack on the town of Mayongose on the outskirts of Beni.
17 Oct 2018 | New York
Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the Africa Dialogue Series 2018 “A Stronger AU-UN Partnership for Peace, Security and Development in Africa”, in New York today: It is a great honour to be here with you and to participate in the inaugural Africa Dialogue Series.  It is fitting that we started by paying tribute today to Nelson Mandela and Kofi Annan, two sons of Africa who continue to inspire us every day.