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Sunday, Jan 19, 2020

Antonio guterres

Dec 13, 2019 06:37
Scientists say countries need to stop burning fossil fuels by 2050 at the latest to ensure global temperatures don’t rise more than 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 Fahrenheit) this century. read more
Dec 12, 2019 07:28
The Paris agreement was adopted by 195 parties at the UN climate conference “COP 21” held in the French capital in 2015 with an aim to reduce the hazardous greenhouse gas emissions. read more
Dec 03, 2019 18:07
While India and other affected countries fight for compensation from the rich world, they must also augment their efforts at enhancing nature-based mitigation and adaptation strategies that can improve resilience of ecosystems, and tackle the climate... read more
Nov 04, 2019 23:55
Antonio Guterres said that the biggest threat to sustainability today in the world is climate change while citing a recent report by a research center that said the level of the oceans is rising much faster than what was forecasted because of climate... read more
Oct 23, 2019 18:57
His humanism, blend of tradition and modernity, concern for the weakest are needed to deal with challenges read more
Oct 12, 2019 08:16
In a letter to staff, a copy of which was seen by AFP, Secretary General Antonio Guterres laid out the looming cutbacks he said would mean fewer flights and receptions, limits on hiring, fewer documents, reports and translations and even an end to water... read more
Oct 09, 2019 08:38
Several member states are behind in their dues payments. The UN will not publicly identify those countries, but sources told AFP the main culprits are the United States, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico and Iran. read more
Oct 08, 2019 08:25
In a letter intended for the 37,000 employees at the UN secretariat and obtained by AFP, Guterres said unspecified “additional stop-gap measures” would have to be taken to ensure salaries and entitlements are paid. read more
Oct 01, 2019 19:24
Close to 30 global initiatives to ramp up action on climate change were unveiled or expanded at the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York last week. read more
Sep 26, 2019 11:19
United Nations chief Antonio Guterres stressed that the response to the unprecedented terrorist threat must complement security measures with prevention efforts that identify and address root causes, while always respecting human rights. read more
Sep 24, 2019 20:44
The global meeting unfolds against the backdrop of flaring tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia, backed by its long time ally, the United States. The Saudis accused Iran for an attack earlier this month on two oil facilities in the kingdom, which Iran... read more
Sep 24, 2019 11:51
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres concluded the summit by listing 77 countries that committed to carbon neutrality by 2050, 70 nations pledging to do more to fight climate change, with 100 business leaders promising to join the green economy and one-third... read more
Sep 23, 2019 04:26
The bar isn’t that high: Leaders from 64 nations, the European Union, more than a dozen companies and banks, a few cities and a state will present plans at the secretary-general’s Climate Action Summit. read more
Sep 21, 2019 11:22
UN Secretary General Guterres,recalled Narendra Modi’s leadership of the International Solar Alliance and described India’s gift of 193 solar panels to the world organisation as “very useful.” read more
Sep 20, 2019 15:39
On Wednesday, Antonio Guterres emphasised that “dialogue” between India and Pakistan is an “absolute essential element” for reaching a solution on the Kashmir issue. read more