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United Nations, April 26 - At the Yemen conference in Switzerland, UN secretary general Antonio Guterres said, again, that only a political solution will put an end to the crisis in the country.
26 April 2017 - On World intellectual Property Day, the United Nations is spotlighting innovation - "future-shapers and risk-takers" - exploring how it is making our lives healthier, safer, and more comfortable, turning problems into progress.
Nonetheless, this is the first time to our knowledge that the United Nations' highest leader has spoken so forcefully on the issue of anti-Semitism and anti-Israel bias.
The American Center for Law and Justice is urging the new secretary-general of the United Nations to take action on the genocide of Christians in the Middle ...
Ban Ki-Moon, former Secretary-General of the United Nations, shares his opinions on global issues such as climate change, nuclear weapons in North Korea, and conflicts in Syria.

This letter to the Secretary General and General Assembly of the United Nations from the Presidents of the UN Staff Associations speaks for itself.
Kyung-wha Kang, the UN Secretary-General's Senior Adviser on Policy, said to ameliorate progress on the rights of indigenous peoples, several tools should be used, including the three relevant United Nations mechanisms - the Permanent Forum, the ...
Multiple requests for comment were left with Saudi Arabia's Mission to the United Nations. UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said, "This is an election by member states and one in which the secretary-general has no authority or involvement." The United ...
25 April 2017 - With nearly two-thirds of war-torn Yemen - about 19 million people - in need of emergency support, the international community today raised $1.1 billion at a pledging event in Geneva to aid what the United Nations chief calls "the world ...
While the political process in South Sudan was not dead, it would require "significant resuscitation", the senior United Nations official in that country told the Security Council today, as it considered the recent security, humanitarian and political ...
COLUMBIA - The secretary-general of the United Nations has been tapped as this year's commencement speaker for the University of South Carolina.
Former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, right, shake hands with United Nations secretary general Antonio Guterres, left, after presenting him with her credentials as the new U.S.
19 April 2017 - The United Nations General Assembly today confirmed the appointment of Germany's Achim Steiner as the head of the UN Development Programme (UNDP).
1. The present report is submitted pursuant to paragraph 29 of Security Council resolution 2318 of 15 November 2016, in which the Council requested that the Secretary-General conduct a strategic review of the United Nations Interim Security Force for ...
FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017 file photo, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks to reporters during a news conference, at United Nations headquarters.

United Nations secretary general Antonio Guterres speaks during a ceremony at the UN headquarters in New York on April 10, 2017.
United Nations: Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning that Libya risks a return to widespread conflict, citing the volatile security situation in Tripoli and fighting in the eastern oil crescent and elsewhere.
United Nations, April 13 - While UN secretary general Antonio Guterres, now in place for 102 days, has yet to implement or even propose reforms from financial transparency to any due process rights for those covering the UN, has put forward a proposal ...
The United Nations Secretary-General this week released his choices for the three regional positions that had recently become vacant; and he has retained another executive secretary in another region.
Unanimously adopting resolution 2350 (2017) under Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter, the Council also decided that MINUSTAH's military component would be drawn down during the final six-month period, and requested that the Secretary-General ...
The present report is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2323 (2016) of 13 December 2016. It covers political and security developments in Libya, provides an overview of the human rights and humanitarian situation in the country and ...
10 de abril de 2017, 19:12United Nations, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) United Nations secretary general Antonio Guterres has congratulated Ecuadorian ...
Earlier, the United Nations expressed its "profound concern" over the "high number of civilian casualties in al-Jadida in Iraq", referring particularly to the March 17 incident.
United Nations Assistant Secretary General Elliott Harris speaks at the "Achieving Sustainability: A Universal Challenge" lecture on Thursday, April 6, 2017, at Linderman Library.
United Nations - Following the United Nations Secretary-General's "productive visit" to Iraq and the Kurdistan Region last week, his deputy spokesperson emphasized a "national dialogue" to resolve territorial disputes, adding that the United Nations ...
Kathmandu, April 8: United Nations Under Secretary General and Nutrition Program Coordinator, Gerda Verburg paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal at the latter's official residence at Baluwatar today.
Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai has been chosen to be a United Nations messenger of peace, the highest honour bestowed by the UN secretary-general on a global citizen. A spokesman says the Nobel Peace Prize recipient will focus on promoting girls' ...
United Nations - Before and after he became president, Donald J. Trump made it pretty clear that he didn't see much value in the United Nations. So when he named Nikki R. Haley as his choice for United Nations ambassador, many wondered whether ...
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on the U.S. to exercise "restraint" in Syria after U.S. Navy warships launched cruise missiles at an Assad regime airfield late Thursday evening.
Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai had shown an unwavering commitment to the rights of women, girls and all people, said the UN chief.
6 April 2017 - Following his analysis of the report of the High-Level External Independent Review Panel on Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by International Peacekeeping Forces in the Central African Republic, former United Nations Secretary-General Ban ...
5 April 2017 - Forty-one donors today pledged a combined $6 billion for critical humanitarian programmes in 2017 and another $3.7 billion for 2018 for the people of Syria reeling under a devastating conflict since 2011 at a United Nations-supported ...
Boys pass rubble and destroyed buildings on their way to a nearby private school offering basic lessons, in the city of Maarat al-Numaan, Idlib Governorate.
1974-1976 - Leaves the United Nations briefly to serve as managing director of the Ghana Tourist Development Company. 1987-1990 - Serves as Assistant Secretary-general for Human Resources Management and security coordinator for the United Nations.
30 March 2017 - The world's attention has moved away from Syria following the battle for Aleppo, despite the fact that the last few months have been "some of the worst" for civilians, the United Nations humanitarian chief today told the Security ...
Sulaimani - The United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, arrived in Iraq on Thursday (March 30) amid a growing humanitarian crisis due to the ongoing fighting in Mosul.
The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stated that over $5.6 billion is needed to address the situation throughout this year alone.
His Highness Sayyid Asa'ad bin Tariq bin Taimour Al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for International Relations and Cooperation Affairs and Personal Representative of His Majesty the Sultan yesterday met with Antonio Guterres, Secretary General of the ...
The present report is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2261 (2016), by which the Council established the United Nations Mission in Colombia ...
1. 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 ...
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 ...
28 March 2017 - Visiting the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan that is hosting about 80,000 Syrian refugees, the United Nations chief urged the parties to the conflict in Syria and the countries that have influence over them to realize that the crisis is ...
At a Thursday briefing in New York, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Security Council members that the humanitarian crisis "continues to deepen.
1. The present report is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2313 (2016), by which the Council extended the mandate of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) until 15 April 2017 and requested me to report on the ...
United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is proposing to shut down the UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti by October and replace it with a much smaller UN presence, according to a report obtained by AFP on Monday.
United Nations: UN Under-Secretary-General for humanitarian affairs Stephen O'Brien has called upon all the warring parties in Yemen to start a political dialogue to bring an early end to the devastating conflict in order to avoid a famine.
Khalaf, United Nations Under-Secretary General and Executive Secretary for the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), affirmed in her resignation letter that, "I cannot but stand by the findings of ESCWA's report that Israel has ...
With international tensions rising while public awareness of the nuclear threat has waned, "the need for progress on nuclear disarmament has rarely been as urgent as it is today," U.N.


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