Press releases

  • Conference on Afghanistan: “Peace Process, Security Cooperation and Regional Connectivity” Tashkent, 26-27 March 2018

    27 Mar 2018 - TASHKENT, Uzbekistan

    17 Mar 2018 - RIYADH, Saudi Arabia The 16th Advisory Board meeting of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCCT) took place in Riyadh on 17 April in the presence of the United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. António Guterres and the Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, His Excellency Mr. Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir.
  • First meeting of Female Heads and Deputy Heads of UN Special Political and Peacekeeping Missions in New York

    14 Mar 2018 - On 4-7 March 2018 SRSG Natalia Gherman participated at the first meeting of Female Heads and Deputy Heads of UN Special Political and Peacekeeping Missions, organized in New York by the Departments of Peacekeeping (DPKO), Field Support (DFS), and Political Affairs (DPA). The event coincided with the week of International Women’s Day on 8 March.
  • 09 Mar 2018 - ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan
  • 24 Feb 2018 - Istanbul, 23 February, 2018: On 23 February 2018, the UN Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy (UNRCCA) and the UN Office of Counter Terrorism (UNOCT) organized a working level coordination meeting on preventing violent extremism and countering terrorism activities in Central Asia. The meeting was attended by representatives of regional and international organizations and took place in the UNDP regional hub in Istanbul.
  • Conference dedicated to the 25th Anniversary of the United Nations presence in the Republic of Kazakhstan

    19 Feb 2018 - Almaty, 16 February, 2018: SRSG Natalia Gherman took part in the special high-level meeting “Kazakhstan - United Nations: experience, achievements and prospects of cooperation”, dedicated to the 25th Anniversary of the United Nations presence in the Republic of Kazakhstan, which took place on 16 February 2018 in Almaty (Kazakhstan).  
  • 14 Feb 2018 - Ashgabat, 14 February, 2018: On 13 February 2018, SRSG Natalia Gherman held a briefing for the state officials and representatives of the Diplomatic community in Ashgabat, and the media accredited in Turkmenistan.   The briefing focused on the political and security situation in the region in the context of positive regional dynamics and on UNRCCA’s ongoing and planned preventive efforts in support of Central Asian governments. 
  • 26 Jan 2018 - NY, January 25, 2018: At the 8162nd meeting of the Security Council, held on 19 January 2018, in connection with the Council’s consideration of the item entitled “Maintenance of international peace and security”, the President of the Security Council made the following statement on behalf of the Council:
  • 26 Jan 2018 - NY, 25 January 2018: The members of the Security Council welcomed the briefing on 22 January 2018 by the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA), Natalia Gherman, and expressed their support for the work of UNRCCA, which marked its tenth anniversary in December 2017.
  • SRSG Natalia Gherman meeting with President Sooronbai Jeenbekov, Kyrgyz Republic, December 2017

    19 Dec 2017 - Bishkek, 19 December 2017 - Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, Head of the UN Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA) Ms.Natalia Gherman, visited the Kyrgyz Republic on 19-20 December.