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'Grave Mistake' To Think COVID-19 Pandemic Is Over: UN Chief Guterres

'Grave Mistake' To Think COVID-19 Pandemic Is Over: UN Chief Guterres

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday cautioned that it would be a "grave mistake" to think the crisis is over and voiced concern that nearly three billion people are still waiting for their first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine.

09 March 2022
Russia Vetoes UN Resolution Linking Climate Change With Int’l Peace, Security

Russia Vetoes UN Resolution Linking Climate Change With Int’l Peace, Security

Russia’s UN resolution rejected on Monday, would have been the first devoted to climate-related security danger as an issue of its own.

14 December 2021

UN Chief Antonio Guterres: Climate Change Aggravates Conflict And Terrorism

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a U.N. Security Council meeting that hindrance in the government's ability to provide public services due to...

37,000 People Displaced In Northwestern Myanmar, Many Have Fled To India: United Nations

37,000 People Displaced In Northwestern Myanmar, Many Have Fled To India: United Nations

Amid the fighting between local defense forces and military in Myanmar, about 37,000 people are displaced in the northwestern region, a United Nations...

03 November 2021

Taliban Likely To Open Secondary Education For Girls: UN Official

UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Omar Abdi said Taliban's education minister told him that they are working on a 'framework' to allow all girls to continue...

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16 October 2021
UN Extends Its Political Mission In Haiti After US-China Row

UN Extends Its Political Mission In Haiti After US-China Row

Haiti is one of just 15 countries -- and the second largest in population -- that continue to recognise self-ruling democratic Taiwan which China claims as...


30 September 2021
UN Supports 5-Point Plan To Stop Violence And Restore Peace In Myanmar

UN Supports 5-Point Plan To Stop Violence And Restore Peace In Myanmar

The plan that calls for stopping violence, constructive dialogue, appointment of an ASEAN special envoy as mediator and humanitarian aid has got ASEAN support.


30 September 2021
Russia Blocking Independent Experts On Sanctions In Africa: UN Diplomats

Russia Blocking Independent Experts On Sanctions In Africa: UN Diplomats

The UN diplomats said the Russia's refusal to sign off on members of new expert panels is already delaying investigations of sanctions violations in South...


23 September 2021
Taliban Having Remote Chance To Take Part In UNGA; Diplomats Of Ousted Govt Still In Office

Taliban Having Remote Chance To Take Part In UNGA; Diplomats Of Ousted Govt Still In Office

A week ago on September 15, Guterres had received a letter from the currently accredited Afghan ambassador, Ghulam Isaczai, stating that he and other members...


22 September 2021
Taliban Nominates Shaheen As Afghan Envoy To UN, Wants Him To Participate At UNGA

Taliban Nominates Shaheen As Afghan Envoy To UN, Wants Him To Participate At UNGA

The nomination sets up a confrontation between the Taliban and Afghanistan’s fallen government envoy, Gram Isakuzai, who has held his post so far.


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20 September 2021
UN Chief Urges China, US To Restore 'Functional' Relationship, Avoid New Cold War

UN Chief Urges China, US To Restore 'Functional' Relationship, Avoid New Cold War

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the world's two major economic powers should be cooperating on climate and negotiating more robustly on trade and...


13 September 2021
UN Seeks $606 Million Aid From Donors For Afghanistan

UN Seeks $606 Million Aid From Donors For Afghanistan

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was leading the world body's call for more than $600 million for the rest of this year in a “flash appeal” for...


04 September 2021
UN Secretary-General Antonio Gueterres To Convene Meeting On Afghanistan Funding

UN Secretary-General Antonio Gueterres To Convene Meeting On Afghanistan Funding

U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric made the announcement Friday and said Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will also appeal 'for full and unimpeded humanitarian...


16 August 2021
UN Security Council Meet On Afghanistan Following Taliban Takeover

UN Security Council Meet On Afghanistan Following Taliban Takeover

This is the second time UNSC has convened a meeting within a week.


13 August 2021
UN Secretary General Is Meticulous About Tracking Developments In Afghanistan, Says His Spokesman

UN Secretary General Is Meticulous About Tracking Developments In Afghanistan, Says His Spokesman

'We are particularly concerned about the shift of fighting to urban areas, where the potential for civilian harm is even greater,', said Stephane Dujarric,...


09 August 2021
Humans Actions Right Now Could Limit Climate Change: IPCC Report

Humans Actions Right Now Could Limit Climate Change: IPCC Report

The report said limiting greenhouse gas emission would ensure benefits through improvement in air quality.


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25 June 2021
UN Accuses Israel Of Violating International Law, Urges To Immediately Halt Building Of Settlements

UN Accuses Israel Of Violating International Law, Urges To Immediately Halt Building Of Settlements

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres reports on implementation of a 2016 Security Council resolution that declared settlements have no legal validity, demands...


01 April 2021
India Condemns Violence In Myanmar, Demands Release Of Leaders

India Condemns Violence In Myanmar, Demands Release Of Leaders

Myanmar's military toppled the country's elected government on February 1 and seized power for one year, detaining top political figures, including de facto...


31 March 2021
India Gifts 2 Lakh Covid Vaccine Doses For Peacekeeping Missions, UN Officials Express Gratitude

India Gifts 2 Lakh Covid Vaccine Doses For Peacekeeping Missions, UN Officials Express Gratitude

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres had said that he is “extremely grateful” for the gift of 200,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses for UN peacekeepers announced...


26 March 2021
India To Gift 2 Lakh Covid Vaccine Doses To UN Peacekeepers On March 27

India To Gift 2 Lakh Covid Vaccine Doses To UN Peacekeepers On March 27

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres had said that he is 'extremely grateful' for the gift of 200,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses for UN peacekeepers announced by...


26 February 2021
Indian Economist Ligia Noronha Appointed As Assistant SG & Head of UNEP NY Office BY UN Chief

Indian Economist Ligia Noronha Appointed As Assistant SG & Head of UNEP NY Office BY UN Chief

Noronha will succeed fellow Indian and development economist Satya Tripathi.


13 February 2021
Indian-Origin Employee At UN Declares Candidacy For Secretary-General Position

Indian-Origin Employee At UN Declares Candidacy For Secretary-General Position

Antonio Guterres had confirmed last month that he will seek a second five-year term as chief of the world organisation.


29 January 2021
UN Chief Antonio Guterres Lauds India's Covid-19 Vaccine Assistance To Nations

UN Chief Antonio Guterres Lauds India's Covid-19 Vaccine Assistance To Nations

India has airlifted more than 6 million Covid-19 doses to nine countries in Phase-I under its initiative termed 'Vaccine Maitri'


21 January 2021
US Has Key Role To Play, There Will Be Very Active Engagement With Biden Admin: UN

US Has Key Role To Play, There Will Be Very Active Engagement With Biden Admin: UN

Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General, on Wednesday said Guterres will likely speak to the new US President Joe Biden when appropriate.


16 January 2021
'Vaccinationalism' Is Self-Defeating: UN Chief Grieves Over 2 Million Covid Deaths

'Vaccinationalism' Is Self-Defeating: UN Chief Grieves Over 2 Million Covid Deaths

According to the coronavirus tracker, the deadly virus has so far claimed 2,008,237 lives and infected 93,816,953 people globally.


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