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Secretary-General António Guterres (centre), Gilad Erdan (left), Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations, and Dani Dayan, Chair of Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, take a look at the exhibition “The Yad Vashem Book of Names of Holocaust Victims”. “The Yad Vashem Book of Names of Holocaust Victims” details alphabetically the name of each of the approximately 4.8 million Holocaust victims that Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance, has currently documented and confirmed.A view of a United Nations peacekeeper of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA). 

The Egyptian contingent of MINUSMA, based in Douentza in the Mopti region of central Mali, consists of 200 peacekeepers who provide security for logistical convoys and field operations. This team is mainly composed of women who search for and detect improvised explosive devices (IEDs) during logistical convoys and long and short-range patrols.Abdoulaye Diop, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Mali, addresses the Security Council meeting on the situation in his country.Cabo Verde’s development projects supported by the United Nations are helping to transform the agricultural sector of Santo Antão, the westernmost island of Cabo Verde. Since 1997, the development projects have helped moving water to irrigate and created useable farmland in an arid climate which previously was unusable for farming. The projects have also focused on turning land into more sustainable farming situation and teaching residents to learn to market better product such as switching from sugar cane to banana and other more sustainable products.Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed briefs reporters on her recent trip to Afghanistan.An intensive campaign to eradicate yaws - one of the major contagious diseases of tropical Africa - is being waged with penicillin by the Government of Sierra Leone with the help of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). The WHO assigned a medical officer and a laboratory technician to conduct surveys, treat patients, organize measures to prevent this disease and other communicable diseases, like leprosy, and, in addition, train auxiliary personnel for the rural centres. UNICEF supplies medical equipment and transport as its contribution to the project.
A trainee drawing blood from a patient at the medical centre in Freetown.A general view of the Council during the voting on the draft resolution opposing coercion (document S/10932/Rev.2) which was sponsored jointly by Guinea, Kenya, Panama, Peru, the Sudan and Yugoslavia. It was adopted by a vote of 12 in favour to none against, with 3 abstentions (France, United Kingdom, United States).Csaba Kőrösi, President of the seventy-seventh session of the United Nations General Assembly, addresses the General Assembly during the joint briefing by the Presidents of the General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council.Munir Akram (right), Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations, hands over a gavel to Bruno Eduardo Rodríguez Parrilla, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba, during a ceremonial meeting to mark the formal handover of the chairmanship of the Group of 77 from the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the Republic of Cuba.A view of the General Assembly plenary meeting where it considered ”Integrated and coordinated implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the major United Nations conferences and summits in the economic, social and related fields” and “Election of the Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)”.Hans Grundberg (on screen), Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen, briefs the Security Council meeting on Yemen.A view of visitors on a guided tour of the UN Headquarters in front of the window facing First Avenue.Cabo Verde’s development projects supported by the United Nations are helping to transform the agricultural sector of Santo Antão, the westernmost island of Cabo Verde. Since 1997, the development projects have helped moving water to irrigate and created useable farmland in an arid climate which previously was unusable for farming. The projects have also focused on turning land into more sustainable farming situation and teaching residents to learn to market better product such as switching from sugar cane to banana and other more sustainable products.Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed (left) meets with Diane von Fürstenberg.Secretary-General António Guterres (sixth from left) delivered opening remarks at the Ocean Race Summit, held in Cabo Verde. He said, “Ending the ocean emergency is a race we must win. And by working as one, it’s a race we can win.”

The Secretary-General poses a group photo with participants.Secretary-General António Guterres (right) and José Ulisses Correia e Silva, Prime Minister of the Republic of Cabo Verde, shake hands after the press briefing in Cabo Verde. "Cabo Verde is on the frontlines of the existential climate crisis. I am deeply frustrated that global leaders are not giving this life-or-death emergency the action and investment it requires. We are in the fight of our lives. And we are losing", said the Secretary-General.Kimihiro Ishikane, Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations and President of the Security Council for the month of January, chairs the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Sudan and South Sudan.A view of a ceremony marking the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, held in Geneva.A view of United Nations peacekeepers of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA). 

The Egyptian contingent of MINUSMA, based in Douentza in the Mopti region of central Mali, consists of 200 peacekeepers who provide security for logistical convoys and field operations. This team is mainly composed of women who search for and detect improvised explosive devices (IEDs) during logistical convoys and long and short-range patrols.Secretary-General António Guterres (right) meets with Leon Kacou Adom, Minister Delegate to the Minister of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Integration and Diaspora of Côte d’Ivoire.

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