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United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has applauded the "historic summit" between the leaders of North Korea and South Korea, expressing hope that the two countries would swiftly move towards all agreed actions, including sincere dialogue and ridding the Peninsula of ...
“The Secretary-General and the agencies of the United Nations will only be successful in pursuing our common objective of sustaining peace, if we, the Member States, re-commit ourselves to those founding principles, to which we dedicated ourselves so many years ago, and we must allow the new ...

The Unite Nations counts on the continuing commitment of Azerbaijan to the values and principles of the United Nations, including in the areas of peace and security, sustainable development, and human rights. I trust that under your continued leadership, Azerbaijan will remain an important voice for ...
DSG/SM/1169. Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed's remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Sahel Alliance side event "Working Hand in Hand with the United Nations to Invest for the Future of Sahel", in New York today: As Deputy Secretary-General, and as someone with ...
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres signs the guest book accompanied by Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven prior to a meeting with the UN Security Council at Backakra outside Ystad, southern Sweden on Saturday April 21, 2018. The meeting on Syria will take place at Backakra, the ...

“As Secretary-General of the United Nations, it is my duty to remind Member States that there is an obligation, particularly when dealing with matters of peace and security, to act consistently with the Charter of the United Nations and with international law in general,” he told ambassadors, echoing a ...
I have been following closely the reports of air strikes in Syria conducted by the United States, France and the United Kingdom. There's an obligation, particularly when dealing with matters of peace and security, to act consistently with the Charter of the United Nations and with international law in general.
In the decades-long fight against apartheid, the United Nations stood with Winnie Madikizela-Mandela and all those in South Africa, who faced unrelenting racism and discrimination. Today, as we remember her, the United Nations reaffirms its commitment to the ideals of equality, justice and humanity for all ...
The United Nations Secretary-General has called on the international community to avoid actions which could escalate the crisis in Syria and deepen the ... “There's an obligation, particularly when dealing with matters of peace and security, to act consistently with the Charter of the United Nations and with ...
A website calling itself USA NEWS uses outdated and unfounded information to falsely claim that former President Barack Obama has announced a bid to become the United Nations' secretary-general. An April 12 post on the website usanews24h.tk said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ...
I am outraged by the continued reports of use of chemical weapons in the Syrian Arab Republic. I reiterate my strong condemnation of the use of chemical weapons against the civilian population. Any confirmed use of chemical weapons, by any party to the conflict and under any circumstances, is abhorrent ...
During his official visit to China, the Secretary-General met in Beijing with H.E. Mr. Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China. The Secretary-General congratulated President Xi on his recent re-election and expressed appreciation for the President's support to the work of the United Nations.
Is fluent in French, English and several African languages. Studied at Macalester College on a Ford Foundation scholarship. Spent almost his entire career working for the United Nations. Was the first secretary-general to be elected from the ranks of the United Nations staffers. Timeline: 1962 - Joins the UN ...
Monrovia - I thank our partners, including the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Peacebuilding Office, Search for Common Ground, the Liberia Peace Ambassador, the Independent Commission on Human Rights and Naymote for their continued commitment and efforts, and for bringing us together today.
Prevention, including disaster risk reduction, is among the top priorities of the United Nations Secretary-General. Related action includes support to the development and implementation of national plans to address climate change effects, environmental degradation, urbanization and population growth, ...
In a statement issued by the global body's secretary general, Antonio Guterres, the United Nations said the move is important towards achieving the sustainable development goals and delivering the African agenda on peace and prosperity. ''With the joint African Union – United Nations Agreement for the ...

At a ceremony in Monrovia today attended by President George Weah, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed lauded the accomplishments of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL). She pointed out that the peacekeepers leave behind a country that has great potential for ...
The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, will arrive in Monrovia, Liberia in the evening of 21 March. According to a press release, on Thursday, 22 March, she will participate in an event to celebrate the successful completion of the UN Mission in Liberia's mandate. During her visit ...
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres delivers his speech during an United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, UNRWA, conference, in Rome, Thursday, March 15, 2018. Guterres addressed an emergency funding conference in Rome after the U.S. administration ...
I have the following statement that was issued earlier today in the Secretary-General's own voice: “I am deeply concerned by the desperation shown by the people fleeing in a massive exodus from Eastern Ghouta and Afrin. “I profoundly regret that resolution 2401, concerning the cessation of hostilities ...
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres recently complained about the lack of rules for state activity in cyberspace. His statements raised a few ... U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres addresses the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva in February 2018. Denis Balibouse/Reuters.
Ladies and gentlemen of the press, I would like to thank you for your presence today as we wrap up this mission of crucial importance. First of all, I would like to thank the people and the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Since my first visit more than 15 years ago, some enormous ...
The Guardian later reported that an internal investigation had acquitted Loures, who is also a U.N. assistant secretary-general, of any wrongdoing. Documents pertaining to the investigation were also obtained by Foreign Policy. They offer a rare window into the way the United Nations has handled such ...
KEVIN Rudd's bid to become Secretary-General of the United Nations would never have succeeded because he's an “Anglo”. Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark, who was one of the frontrunners in the 2016 campaign to replace former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, has spoken out ...
The statement also noted that the latest developments are further steps forward in laying the foundation for the resumption of sincere dialogue, leading to sustainable peace and denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula. “The Secretary-General reiterates the commitment of the United Nations to further ...
United Nations: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday urged all sides to seize the opportunities of a planned summit between North and South Korea, as well as future talks on ending Pyongyang's nuclear weapons drive. Guterres said he was encouraged by the advances ...
BANGKOK/GENEVA (6 March 2018) - “The ethnic cleansing of Rohingya from Myanmar continues. I don't think we can draw any other conclusion from what I have seen and heard in Cox's Bazar,” said Andrew Gilmour, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, at the end of a four-day visit to ...
United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Mr. Miroslav Jenča, visited the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia from 4 to 6 March. In Skopje, Mr. Jenča met with Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, Speaker of Parliament Talat Xhaferi, Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov, Parliamentary ...
The Secretary-General recalls that attacks targeting United Nations peacekeepers may constitute war crimes under international law and that the perpetrators must be apprehended and prosecuted. These cowardly acts will not deter the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in ...
Former secretary-general of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon told a standing-room only crowd at BU's Metcalf Trustee Center on Wednesday that global partnerships will be the key to solving the planet's biggest social, economic, and environmental problems. The South Korean diplomat said the need for ...
1. The present report is submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2363 (2017), by which the Council extended the mandate of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) until 30 June 2018 and requested me to report, every 60 days, on its implementation. The report ...
FILE- In this Dec. 5, 2017, file photo, former President Barack Obama address the participants at a summit on climate change involving mayors from around the globe in Chicago. Obama has no plans to become U.N. secretary-general, despite a false story claiming he has announced a bid. A story ...
The present report, submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2376 (2017), covers political and security developments in Libya, provides an overview of the human rights and humanitarian situation in the country and outlines the activities of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) ...
On 22 February 2018, the Your News Wire web site published an article reporting that former U.S. president Barack Obama had announced plans to become Secretary-General of the United Nations: Barack Obama has announced plans to become secretary general of the United Nations, allowing him to advance his ...
In line with my agenda on reforming the peace and security pillar of the United Nations, I directed the Under-Secretaries-General for Peacekeeping Operations and Field Support to undertake reviews of eight major peacekeeping operations b y June 2018. The independent review of the United Nations ...
SEOUL, Feb 20 2018 (GGGI) - Dr. Ban Ki-moon, 8 Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) has been elected as the President of the Assembly and Chair of the Council of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI). Dr. Ban will begin his two-year term in office as GGGI's President and Chair on February 20, 2018, taking ...
Secretary-General's remarks at the 16th meeting of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Centre Advisory Board [as delivered] ... And it is why I recently launched the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Compact, which I signed with the heads of 36 UN entities, the INTERPOL and the World Customs ...
FIFA President Gianni Infantino visited the United Nations headquarters on Friday in New York City and met the UN Secretary General. During this positive and constructive meeting, various topics were discussed. First of all, the FIFA President gave an update on FIFA's current priorities and the UN ...
Ms. Gbeho succeeds Bintou Keita of Guinea, to whom the Secretary-General and the Commission Chairperson are grateful for her dedicated service during her tenure with UNAMID. Ms. Gbeho brings to the position a wealth of experience from her distinguished career in the United Nations. Since 2015, she ...
Barack Obama announcing his bid to become United Nations Secretary General is fake news. There is no truth that the former President of the United States said he would make a run at becoming the next Secretary General to the United Nations. Obama has been the subject of many fake news, tweets, ...
UNITED NATIONS, February 21 – UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says he has a "zero tolerance" policy for sexual harassment, and for retaliation. Now, more than a month after it was loudly announce that Frank La Rue was suspended and relieved of his job and being investigated for harassment at UNESCO, ...
"This is nothing but an absurd sophistry inappropriate to his duty as secretary-general of the United Nations and only make us to think whether he is a kind of henchman who is representing the United States," said the North Korean mission in a statement. North Korea argued that the United States was at ...
Mark Lowcock, the United Nations under secretary general for humanitarian affairs, had no such problem: “Airstrikes, mortars, rockets, barrel bombs, cluster munitions, chemical weapons, thermite bombs, suicide bombs, snipers, double-tap attacks on civilians and the essential infrastructure they depend on, ...
UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 21 (Xinhua) -- Former United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Wednesday that the United Nations has succeeded in preventing another world war. "Without the United Nations, the international community could have never succeeded in preventing another ...
... the escalating violence in Syria's east Ghouta, the United Nations has reiterated a call for an end to hostilities so that the sick and wounded can be immediately evacuated and humanitarian aid deliveries can reach those in need. Speaking at a Security Council meeting on Wednesday, Secretary-General ...
UNITED NATIONS — Former U.N. secretary-general Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday the dialogue between the two Koreas that began during the Winter Olympics must be kept alive so it can hopefully lead to reconciliation, peace and the denuclearization of North Korea. Ban, who was South Korea's foreign ...
WASHINGTON-(MaraviPost)-United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday this week mourned the death of Ambassador Necton Mhura of Malawi to the United Nations with condolence message. UN Secretary General Guterres described Mhura as “a skilled diplomat and a person of ...
UNITED NATIONS, February 21 – UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says he has a "zero tolerance" policy for sexual harassment, and for retaliation. But contrary to what his spokesman told Inner City Press on February 20, Guterres' UN is still asserting immunity for a harassment claim against UNFPA in India, see ...
UNITED NATIONS — Former U.N. secretary-general Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday the dialogue between the two Koreas that began during the Winter Olympics must be kept alive so it can hopefully lead to reconciliation, peace and the denuclearization of North Korea. Ban, who was South Korea's foreign ...


 

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