New York, 21 February 2012 -(S/PRST/2012/12) - “The Security Council reaffirms its primary responsibility for the maintenance of international peace and security, in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations.
New York, 21 January 2012 - The Secretary-General condemns in the strongest terms the multiple attacks that have taken place across the northern Nigerian city of Kano, causing large-scale casualties and massive destruction to property.
New York, 9 January 2012 - The Secretary-General is deeply saddened by the passing of President Malam Bacai Sanha today in Paris. The Secretary-General presents his condolences to the family of the late President and the people of Guinea-Bissau.
New York, 27 December 2011 - The Secretary-General condemns the use of force to settle differences in Guinea-Bissau. The primacy of the lawful civilian authorities according to the constitution must be respected.
New York, 11 October 2011 - The Secretary-General welcomes the smooth holding of the presidential and legislative elections in Liberia today. He commends the people of Liberia for exercising their right to vote in a calm and peaceful manner.
New York, 7 October 2011 - The 2011 Nobel Peace Prize honours three inspirational women of uncommon courage, strength and commitment - Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and social activists Tawakkul Karman of Yemen and Leymah Gbowee of Liberia.