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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on 21 June 2017 appointed Vladimir Ivanovich Voronkov of the Russian Federation as Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Counter-terrorism Office.
The United Nations secretary general appears to have softened his predecessor's criticism of Iran last year over its missile tests, a volatile issue in Iran's relationships with other powers, including Israel and the United States.

In a press conference at the United Nations today, Secretary General Antonio Guterres appealed to the laws of physics to explain why American leadership, despite some recent moves by Donald Trump, is still something for which the world pines.
The Secretary-General's comments were surprising, as though the question is one often asked by Pakistani journalists in the U.S.
The months since my last briefing have been unusually tense in Afghanistan. The deteriorating security situation has brought underlying political tensions to the surface.
The Secretary-General's comments were surprising, as though the question is one often asked by Pakistani journalists in the U.S.

Josette Sheeran, former Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), briefs journalists at UN Headquarters in January 2010.
United Nations Secretary-General Guterres. Reuters file photoThe UN secretary general, Antonio Guterres has expressed his admiration about Bangladesh's tremendous progress, particularly in the areas of economic growth, resilience and risk management.
By its resolution 2333 (2016), the Security Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) for a final period until 30 March 2018 and requested to be kept informed of the situation in Liberia and the implementation of the ...
United Nations - The United Nations secretary general warned on Tuesday that an American retreat from the world posed great risks on many issues, including climate change, international conflicts and the refugee crisis, as he announced a visit to ...
The present report is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2296 (2016), by which the Council extended the mandate of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) until 30 June 2017 and requested me to report every ...
Lori Ehrlich discussed ideas around international trade and engagement with Ban Ki-Moon, the former United Nations secretary general, during Ban's recent visit to the State House. The Marblehead Democrat hosted the South Korean diplomat Wednesday, ...
The Secretary-General welcomes the adoption today of General Assembly resolution A/71/L66, which endorsed his proposal to establish a new United Nations Office of Counter-terrorism. The Secretary-General sincerely thanks the President of the General ...
"Those are areas of competence of the Security Council of the United Nations. What I am supposed to do as Secretary General is to use my good offices to promote the cooperation between the two countries for them to be able to fight together the threat ...
... Under Secretary General of Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman told CBS News that existing U.N. counterterrorism programs -- such as the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) and the Security Council Counter ...
True peace requires building bridges, combating discrimination and standing up for the human rights of the world's people United Nations Secretary-General ...
The United Nations deputy chief today called on Member States to fund the Organization's new strategy to counter cholera in Haiti, stressing that the initiative is ...

Former United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has been proposed as the new Chair of the International Olympic Committee's Ethics Commission ...
He doesn't like bringing them up," said one European ambassador based at the United Nations. "It's part of his overall approach of trying to position himself as the big mediator.
Swampscott's state representative, Lori Ehrlich, recently discussed ideas around international trade and engagement with Ban Ki-Moon, the former United Nations secretary general, in the State House. [COURTESY PHOTO / STATE REP. LORI EHRLICH].
1. The present report gives an account of the activities of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) during the past three months, pursuant to the mandate contained in Security Council resolution 350 (1974) and extended in subsequent ...
He is expected to hold a number of bilateral meetings with top UN officials, including the Deputy United Nations secretary general, Amina Mohamed and Peter Thomson, President of the UN General Assembly. The Ghanaian leader is also expected to meet ...
The Secretary-General condemns the two attacks against the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) in the city of Kidal on 8 June that left three peacekeepers dead and injured eight others.
Westford State Sen. Eileen Donoghue (left), former United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-Moon (center), and Westford and Littleton State Rep. James Arciero (right) at the State House in Boston.
Mr. Liu succeeds Wu Hongbo, to whom Secretary-General Guterres expressed his appreciation for his commitment and dedicated service, and for playing key role in the preparations for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the third International ...
1. The present report is submitted pursuant to the request contained in the statement of the President of the Security Council dated 11 June 2015 (S/PRST/2015/12), in which the Council requested me to keep it informed about the activities of the United ...
06/01/2017 Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, at a meeting with Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Lavrov on the sidelines of 2017 St. Petersburg international economic Forum.
Boston - Former United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-Moon visited the statehouse today to discuss international trade and engagement with the new Joint Committee on Export Development.
United Nations, June 6 - When UN secretary general Antonio Guterres did a photo op (Periscope here) and meeting with Gabon's Ali Bongo, who along with his father Omar have consecutively ruled Gabon since 1967, it began a full 15 minutes late.
Among its many casualties, the U.S. defection from the Paris Climate Agreement endangers the world's oceans. This week more than 5,000 participants are gathered at United Nations headquarters in New York for the first high-level world Ocean Conference.
On 19 August 2016, the former Secretary-General announced a new approach by the United Nations to cholera in Haiti. The new approach has two tracks.
THE UN secretary general Antonio Guterres has urged countries to put aside national gain to save the oceans and avert a "global catastrophe" as he opened the first UN ocean conference.
United Nations, June 4 - Even seventeen hours after the London Bridge attacks, from the UN, its Secretary General Antonio Guterres and his spokesman (other than a retweet not of his boss but London's Mayor) there remained radio silence.
Here's a look at the life of Ban Ki-Moon, former secretary-general of the United Nations.
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, center, shakes hands with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, left, and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, right, at the United Nations headquarters Sunday, June 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle) ...
United Nations secretary general Antonio Guterres has appointed Jan Beagle of New Zealand as the next Under-Secretary General for Management.
"I think the situation that we've seen in that area continues to be of concern to us and, as I've said before, the Secretary-General is following the situation very closely," UN secretary general's spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters here ...
1 June 2017 - While global optimism has fuelled a major push to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030 - the highest ambition within the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development - the United Nations today warned that the pandemic is far from over, and with more ...
St. Petersburg, June 1. /TASS/. A global upturn in the economy does not solve the problems everywhere, United Nations secretary general Antonio Guterres said at the opening ceremony of the St. Petersburg international economic Forum on Thursday.
1 June 2017 - The Spokesman for the United Nations Secretary-General today said the decision by the United States to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change is a major disappointment for global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions ...
St. Petersburg, June 1. /TASS/. The global community needs to reform the United Nations in order to make it more effective, UN secretary general Antonio Guterres said at the opening ceremony of the St. Petersburg international economic Forum on ...
Discussing regional and international issues, PM Phuc briefed Secretary General Guterres on recent development in the East Sea and asked the UN chief to support and speed up the settlement of disputes in the waters by peaceful measures on the basis of ...
31 May 2017 - Despite "vast improvement" in security in parts of the Central African Republic (CAR), there are still deep tensions and some fear of a sudden relapse, a top United Nations human rights official said while visiting the strife-torn country ...
The UN chief thanked Thomson for his leadership over the past year, voicing appreciation for guiding the General Assembly "outstandingly well" during the transition from Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon to Guterres taking charge at the helm of the UN.
31 May 2017 - Condemning the terrorist attack in the Afghan capital, Kabul, United Nations officials, including the Secretary-General and his Special Representative for the country as well as members of the Security Council underscored that all parties ...
... a common goal to create a stronger United Nations able to meet the multitude of expectations placed upon it," he underscored.
30 May 2017 - Though there are significantly fewer reports of violence in some parts of Syria, the consequences of the conflict continue to devastate lives, the top United Nations relief official said today, calling for ending attacks and obstacles ...
These values are enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations and bind us together. In celebrating your country, I also recognize how, at a time of growing division around the world, the diversity of the United Nations strengthens our common work and ...
30 May 2017 - The United Nations envoy for Yemen today stressed an urgent need for a peace agreement by the warring sides in the country, but confessed that "we are not close" to such an accord due to the failure of the key parties to compromise.
United Nations, May 30 - UN secretary general Anotnio Guterres, who rarely answers questions inside the UN, went downtown to NYU on May 30 and had a Q&A session.


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