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PUBLISHED ON APR 12, 2021 10:43 PM IST
- There has been a $5 trillion surge in the wealth of the world’s richest in the past year even as those at the bottom were made increasingly vulnerable, Antonio Guterres told a UN economic and social forum on Monday.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 12, 2021 11:32 AM IST
- Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a statement marking one year since the UN World Health Organization declared Covid-19 a pandemic that “the global vaccination campaign represents the greatest moral test of our times.”
PUBLISHED ON MAR 11, 2021 10:59 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 FEB 25, 2021 02:48 PM IST
Turkey and the breakaway Turkish Cypriot state in the north of the island say that a two-state solution to the Cyprus conflict is the only option that merits a discussion.
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PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 06:52 PM IST
- Antonio Guterres' speech in Geneva focused on racism, the pandemic’s impact on women and human rights, and the ongoing military coup in Myanmar.
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PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 05:42 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 20, 2021 11:16 AM IST
On Friday, the US officially returned to the Paris climate accord, 107 days after it left at the behest of former president Donald Trump.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2021 05:03 AM IST
Guterres called for an urgent Global Vaccination Plan to bring together those with the power to ensure equitable vaccine distribution -- scientists, vaccine producers and those who can fund the effort.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2021 05:12 PM IST
The media mogul will support Guterres in "growing and strengthening" a coalition of governments, companies, cities, and businesses committing to net-zero emissions by 2050 in line with the goals of the 2015 global climate deal struck in Paris, the United Nations said.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 09:31 AM IST
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres also urged international action “to fight propaganda and disinformation.” And he called for stepped up education on Nazi actions during World War II, stressing that almost two-thirds of young Americans do not know that 6 million Jews were killed during the Holocaust.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 06:07 PM IST
Guterres, the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations, took office on January 1, 2017.
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 07:05 AM IST
Without naming names, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres criticized the fact that "some countries are pursuing side deals, even procuring beyond need."
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UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2018 09:57 AM IST
The Secretary-General will arrive in New Delhi on October 1. His visit coincides with the beginning of events to celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on October 2.
United Nations | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2018 02:37 PM IST
The secretary general’s report on Children and Armed Conflict said children continued to be affected by incidents of violence between armed groups and the government particularly in Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir.