13 Jun 2017 - Ashgabat, 13 June 2017 – Today, United Nations Secretary-General Mr. António Guterres chaired a “High-Level United Nations-Central Asian Dialogue on Implementing the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy in Central Asia”. On this occasion, ministers of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan adopted a Joint Declaration on strengthening regional collaboration to counter-terrorism.
12 Jun 2017 - Ashgabat, 12 June 2017 – The “High-Level United Nations-Central Asian Dialogue on Implementing the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy in Central Asia” will take place in Ashgabat on 13 June 2017.
12 Jun 2017 - Osh, Kyrgyzstan, 11 June 2017
When I was here in 2010, the people of Osh were struggling to cope with the consequences of the tragic events in June that year.
Those were terrible days but the people of Osh have demonstrated a remarkable resilience, an enormous patience and a capacity to recover from these terrible days that need to be praised by all of us.
12 Jun 2017 - Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 11 June 2017
Your Excellency Mr. Almazbek Atambaev, President of Kyrgyzstan,
Ladies and Gentlemen, dear friends,
I want first of all to express my deep gratitude to President Atambaev for his gentle invitation that allowed me to come back to Kyrgyzstan. I have to say that it is for me an enormous honour, and of course an enormous pleasure.
12 Jun 2017 - Muynak, Aral Sea, Uzbekistan, 10 June 2017
Visiting the Aral Sea and seeing what was the fourth largest inland sea in the world almost dead has caused a tremendous shock. This is probably the biggest ecological catastrophe of our time. And it demonstrates that men can destroy the planet.
09 Jun 2017 - I am very happy to be here for this visit to Kazakhstan and to be participating, of course, in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit, and in the opening of the EXPO 2017 that I hope will be a landmark in our commitment to sustainable development, especially in relation to something that is absolutely crucial in relation to climate change – that is, of course, the energy dimension.
08 Jun 2017 - Visit to Central Asia
The Secretary-General has left New York on Wednesday, seventh of June, for a visit to Central Asia that will take him to Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan.
13 May 2017 - BISHKEK, kyrgyzstan
SRSG Petko Draganov visited Kyrgyzstan on 11-12 May.
He held consultations with Vice-prime-minister Jenish Razakov, deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Dinara Kemelova as well as met with representatives of the diplomatic corps and the UN country team.
03 May 2017 - NEW YORK, UNITED NATIONS
Journalists go to the most dangerous places to give voice to the voiceless.
Media workers suffer character assassination, sexual assault, detention, injuries and even death.
We need leaders to defend a free media. This is crucial to counter prevailing misinformation.
And we need everyone to stand for our right to truth.