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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 ...
United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called for an immediate halt to fighting in Eastern Ghouta where a Syrian government bombing campaign has turned the rebel-held enclave into "hell on Earth" for civilians. "My appeal to all those involved is for an immediate ...
United Nations -- Former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon says 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 denuclearization of North Korea. Ban was South Korea's foreign minister before ...
Harris "pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a bribery case that involves a brother and nephew of former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon. [He] entered his plea to money laundering and wire fraud before U.S. District Judge Edgardo Ramos in federal court in Manhattan. Harris is scheduled to be ...
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; his chief ...
The former secretary-general of the United Nations is set to take over the leadership of an intergovernmental treaty organization that looks to help poor countries develop without degrading their environments and contributing to climate change.
Mhura, 61, died of cancer on Monday in the U.S. state of New Jersey, a spokeswoman for the Malawi Mission to the United Nations, told Xinhua. "Mhura will be remembered for working tirelessly for the universal goals of peace, human rights and sustainable development," the UN chief said. "He did so with ...
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 ...
File Photo: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks during a brief statement to reporters at the UN headquarters in New York, on Feb. 2, 2018. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres welcomed the outcome of the intra-Syria talks in Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, saying Russia kept ...

United Nations, February 15 - UN secretary general Antonio Guterres says he has a "zero tolerance" policy for sexual harassment, and for retaliation. But his chief of "Global Communications" Alison Smale argued that all UN staff including victims should "speak with one voice" which several staff told Inner City Press ...
The UN has said it recognises the points raised by the former Under-Secretary-General. The UN is incapable of acting or leading effectively with its current organisation said Bach, who was also executive secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe until May 2017. "Once member ...
The Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, on Wednesday welcomed the decision of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Gutteres, to refer the long-standing border controversy between Guyana and Venezuela to the International Court Of Justice (ICJ). Scotland recalled that ...
Kuwait, Feb 14 (KUNA) -- United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday underscored the scope of devestation that the war ... The UN secretary general highlighted the need for an "all-inclusive reconciliation process", calling on Iraqi authorities to abide by UN resolution 1325, ...
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is in Kuwait this week for an international conference aimed at raising funds for Iraqi reconstruction. He spoke Wednesday with VOA's United Nations Correspondent Margaret Besheer at Al-BAYAN Palace, Kuwait City, about the effort to rebuild Iraq, ...
Speaking at the dinner, the secretary general of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, told the audience, "If there is a true symbol of peace in the world, that is the Olympic spirit. The Olympic games have a universal impact; the Olympic spirit has a universal character and their appeal has a relevance all ...
(United Nations) -- U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning that without accelerated action 68 million girls could be subjected to female genital mutilation by 2030. He said in a statement on International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation that the practice is "a gross violation ...
United Nations secretary general Antonio Guterres urged the Maldives government Tuesday to end the state of emergency and ensure the safety of its citizens, including judges and politicians who have been arrested. Saying he is "seriously concerned about the unfolding situation in the Maldives," ...
French President Emmanuel Macron walks between Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri, left, and United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed before a meeting in Paris, Friday Dec. 8, 2017. It is the first major gathering of key nations to discuss Lebanon's future since a crisis erupted ...
The fact that I am surrounded by the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and my new Special advisor on Africa, who in New York is essentially in charge of the economic and development cooperation of the UN with the African continent, shows that our partnership ...
UNMIL has always been more than a military mission, and a series of outstanding Special Representatives of the Secretary General (SRSG) have played vital roles in overseeing 18 diverse United Nations organizations working in Liberia. I applaud the current Special Representative Farid Zarif, who will ...
28 January 2018 - Hailing the partnership between Africa and the United Nations as "solid, and grounded on sound principles of human rights and good governance," Secretary General, Antonio Guterres told leaders gathered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the African Union Summit, that with Africa in the lead, "we can and ...
United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Mr. Miroslav Jenča, visited Lebanon from 25 to 26 January 2018. He met with President Michel Aoun, Speaker Nabih Berri, Minister of Interior Nouhad Machnouk and Lebanese armed forces Commander General Joseph Aoun. He also met ...
United Nations: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has stressed the importance of an international deal on Iran's nuclear issue on the second ... "The secretary-general remains convinced that the JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) is the best way to ensure the exclusively peaceful nature of ...
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said recent moves by South and North Korea to ease tensions were important, but he added: "let's not forget that the ... United Nations: A war with North Korea is avoidable, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday, urging direct talks between key ...
But I want to reaffirm here the full commitment of the United Nations in supporting the Colombian government in this project of enormous importance, to build peace but at the same time to build an inclusive democracy, capable of ensuring that the entire national territory benefits from development," he ...
12 January 2018 - Migration, sustaining peace and development are among the priorities of the United Nations General Assembly for the remainder of the current session through September ... And work must continue on the reform of the UN's peace and security pillar once the Secretary-General submits his second report.
Nancy Hungerford (NH): And my next guest has a very close eye on the situation. I'm pleased to say we are now joined by the former U.N. secretary general Ban Ki-Moon. Sir, thank you for taking the time to speak to CNBC at this momentous time for the peninsula. The talks tomorrow taking place between ...
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres (C, front) attends a United Nations Security Council meeting on the situation on the Korean Peninsula at the UN headquarters in New York, on Dec. 15, 2017. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday expressed concern over risk of military confrontation on ...
Seoul: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula after he met North Korean ceremonial ... "Secretary-General Guterres has reiterated his expectation and hoped that all parties will use dialogue to achieve the denuclearization of the Korean ...
The present report is submitted pursuant to paragraph 52 of Security Council resolution 2348 (2017). It covers major developments in the Democratic Republic of the Congo since the issuance of my previous report, of 2 October (S/2017/824). The report describes progress in the implementation of the ...
26 December 2017 - Concluding the main part of its 72nd session, the United Nations General Assembly on Sunday took a number of key actions, including ... (or 5 per cent) below the budget for the current two-year period 2016-2017 and $193 million below the proposal made by the Secretary-General in October this year.
United Nations, December 28 - Antonio Guterres' year as UN secretary general began by telling UN staff how much he respected them, but ended with Guterres on vacation while the UN budget was cut and staff ousted from their work-spaces, demoralized and disrespected. He had also yet to even start an audit of the ...
Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), Farid Zarif, briefs the Security Council. ... 28 December 2017 - The legacy of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the outgoing President of Liberia, is connected to the legacy of the United Nations Mission in the country (UNMIL), which will ...
27 December 2017 - By 2030, there could be 1.8 billion tourists - just over one in five persons in the world - travelling around the globe, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has said. Speaking with UN News, Taleb Rifai, the Secretary-General of UNWTO, highlighted the role of travel and tourism in ...
26 December 2017 - Concluding the main part of its 72nd session, the United Nations General Assembly on Sunday took a number of key actions, including ... (or 5 per cent) below the budget for the current two-year period 2016-2017 and $193 million below the proposal made by the Secretary-General in October this year.
... The head of United Nations Peacekeeping Operations today thanked individually peacekeepers who fought to hold off an attack on 7 December in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). "Thank you very much for your service. I wish you well," Jean-Pierre Lacroix, the Under-Secretary-General for ...
United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres attends the Plenary Session of the One Planet Summit at the Seine Musicale venue in ... Tokyo: UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres, warning against the danger of "sleepwalking" into war, said on Thursday that Security Council resolutions on ...
On Saturday, the U.S. mission to the United Nations informed Secretary General Antonio Guterres that it was "ending its participation in the Global Compact on Migration." The U.S. president's decision to pull out of the negotiations highlighted the enduring influence of Stephen Miller, the 32-year-old senior ...
30 November 2017 - The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday focused its attention on global efforts to stop the traffic in and destruction of cultural property, with ... Vladimir Voronkov, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Counter-terrorism Office briefs the Security Council meeting on Maintenance of ...
29 November 2017 - Following the latest ballistic missile launch by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), which its official media claimed is "capable of striking the whole mainland of the United States," the top United Nations political affairs official on Wednesday urged Security Council members to unite in ...
The United Nations secretary general, Antonio Guterres, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, and the High Representative/Vice President Federica Mogherini met this morning in the margins of the ...
... to polluted rivers and coastlines, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed told a World Toilet Day event on Monday.


 

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