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“The outcome of COP26 is a compromise. It reflects the interests, the contradictions and the state of political will in the world today. It is an important step, but it is not enough,” Antonio Guterres said.
Published on Nov 14, 2021 09:49 AM IST
Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Sohini Goswami, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that countries must unite and work together to revive the Afghan economy w hich is on the brink of collapse.
Updated on Oct 28, 2021 01:06 PM IST
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October 2, the peace activist's birth anniversary, is observed annually as International Day of Non-Violence.
Published on Oct 02, 2021 07:51 AM IST
hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral, New Delhi
When Myanmar's army ousted the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi on February 1, it claimed with scant evidence that the general election her party won last November in a landslide was marred by widespread fraud.
Published on Sep 30, 2021 08:42 AM IST
Published on Sep 15, 2021 06:28 PM IST
The UN chief has been trying for several years to give the G5 Sahel force -- Chad, Mauritania, Mali, Niger, and Burkina Faso -- a UN mandate accompanied by collective funding from the world body.
Published on Sep 10, 2021 09:40 AM IST
UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged the Taliban to exercise utmost restraint to protect lives
Published on Aug 16, 2021 08:38 PM IST
hindustantimes.com | Written by Avik Roy, New Delhi
- Ambassadors in the assembly chamber burst into applause as Assembly President Volkan Bozkir announced Guterres’ re-election by acclamation.
Updated on Jun 18, 2021 07:27 PM IST
At the meeting, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is likely to approve current UN chief Antonio Guterres who is the only candidate.
Updated on Jun 04, 2021 05:30 AM IST
Iran's voting rights at the UN General Assembly were suspended in January under rules for countries whose arrears are equal to or exceed their contributions due for the past two years.
Published on Jun 04, 2021 01:14 AM IST
China said it welcomes UN's High Commissioner for Human Rights visiting Xinjiang, but that the visit should not be used as a form of "political manipulation" to pressure China.
Published on Mar 29, 2021 02:56 PM IST
UN chief Antonio Guterres said that more than 88 million people were suffering from “acute hunger” at the end of 2020 due to conflict and instability -- a 20 percent increase in one year -- and “projections for 2021 point to a continuation of this frightening trend.”
Published on Mar 11, 2021 10:59 PM IST
Myanmar's authorities have gradually ratcheted up their tactics against a massive and largely peaceful civil disobedience campaign demanding the return of ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Published on Feb 22, 2021 05:42 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Prashasti Singh
The Secretary-General says “India has been a global leader in pandemic response efforts”, Tirumurti tweeted, expressing his gratitude to the UN Chief.
Published on Feb 21, 2021 02:21 PM IST
Arora Akanksha, 34, working as an audit coordinator for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), said she will run for the post of the world’s top diplomat and launched her campaign #AroraForSG this month.
Updated on Feb 13, 2021 12:21 PM IST
- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, addressing a press conference on Thursday following his informal briefing to the UN member states on ‘Priorities for 2021’, said he does not think “we can live in a world where too much power is given to a reduced number of companies".
Published on Jan 29, 2021 04:42 PM IST
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The General Assembly elects the secretary-general on the recommendation of the 15-member Security Council where the five permanent members have veto power, so their support is crucial.
Published on Jan 12, 2021 05:25 AM IST
The Secretary-General also recalled that attacks against United Nations peacekeepers may constitute a war crime.
Published on Dec 26, 2020 10:09 AM IST
New York |Asian News International | Posted by Deepali Sharma
Guterres said that economic recovery packages launched in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic represented an opportunity to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon future - but warned this was not happening fast enough.
Updated on Dec 12, 2020 08:17 PM IST
London |Reuters | Posted by Srivatsan K C
“Of course, I intend to receive the vaccine when it becomes available for me in whatever the situation that will be justified for that. And, obviously, I will have no doubt in doing it publicly,” UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday.
Published on Dec 10, 2020 10:16 AM IST
New York |Press Trust of India| Posted by Mallika Soni
Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General, while responding to a question on the farmers’ protest in India said ‘people have a right to demonstrate peacefully, and authorities need to let them do so’
Updated on Dec 05, 2020 01:52 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
Assembly President Volkan Bozkir said when he took the reins of the 193-member world body in September that it would have been better to hold the high-level meeting in June. Nonetheless, he said Wednesday it “provides a historic moment for us to come together to beat Covid-19.”
Updated on Dec 03, 2020 07:20 AM IST
United Nations |Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai
Pakistan has given to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres a dossier accusing India of ‘stoking’ terrorism in Pakistan.
Updated on Nov 25, 2020 09:13 AM IST
Washington |Asian News International | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
This week, global drugmakers Pfizer and BioNTech said their Covid-19 vaccine candidate is 95 per cent effective, including in adults over 65 years of age. “The recent breakthroughs on Covid-19 vaccines offer a ray of hope. But that ray of hope needs to reach everyone,” Guterres said at a news conference on Friday.
Updated on Nov 21, 2020 12:55 PM IST
United Nation |Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
Aid workers have raised fears that if Washington designates the Houthis a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO), it could prevent life-saving aid reaching the country.
Published on Nov 21, 2020 12:55 AM IST
New York |Reuters | Posted by Srivatsan K C
The announcement doubles the number of doses already secured from the Serum Institute of India by the Gavi vaccine alliance and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, following an initial agreement last month.
Published on Sep 30, 2020 06:16 AM IST
Geneva |Agence France-Presse| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres has expressed his concern over the fresh ‘resumption of hostilities’ between the two European countries over the disputed separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh.
Updated on Sep 28, 2020 11:44 AM IST
New York |Asian News International | Posted by Karan Manral
Modi told the 193-member UN General Assembly that in India and the neighbourhood, “we are moving ahead with phase 3 clinical trials in India.”
Published on Sep 27, 2020 03:24 PM IST
New York |Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai
“In many places around the world, participation is being denied and civic space is being crushed,” United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on the sidelines of the annual UN gathering of world leaders, this year held online.
Published on Sep 25, 2020 10:26 PM IST
Johannesburg |Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai
In his appeal for a global ceasefire, Guterres said ending wars in West Asia and Africa is critical to defeating the virus.
Updated on Sep 23, 2020 04:39 AM IST
United Nations |Associated Press| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi