Development
New York: The UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), is “one of the most effective investments you can make in humanitarian action”, Secretary-General, António Guterres told a high-level pledging event at UN Headquarters in New York on Monday. more
Partnerships key to taking landlocked countries out of poverty: UN Chief

New York:The challenges faced by landlocked developing countries (LLDCs), some of the poorest in the world, can be overcome through more effective partnerships, UN Secretary-General Ant&o ...

Guterres holds ‘focused and frank’ informal discussions over future of Cyprus

New York: The UN Secretary-General held “focused and frank” informal talks with the leaders of the Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities on Monday in order to “take stoc ...

Quality education an ‘essential pillar’ of a better future, says UN chief

New York: Education is an “essential pillar” to achieving the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, UN chief António Guterres told an audience on Tuesday ...

Antisemitism, intolerance, can be unlearned, Guterres tells New York commemoration

New York: Since nobody is born to hate, intolerance can be prevented and unlearned, the UN Secretary-General said on Thursday, in a speech underlining his continued fight to stamp out ant ...

Coal addiction ‘must be overcome’ to ease climate change, UN chief says in Bangkok

New York: In Thailand for the ASEAN Summit, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres visited a climate mitigation project in Bangkok's new Centenary Park on Saturday w ...

Guterres in Turkey: UN to study ‘new settlement areas’ plan for Syrian refugees

New York: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday presented UN Secretary-General António Guterres with a plan for resettling hundreds-of-thousands of Syrian refugees, in t ...

Syria’s groundbreaking constitutional talks: ‘a clear success of mediation’ says Guterres in Turkey

New York: Mediation is “one of our most important tools to reduce and end conflict”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the sixth Istanbul Mediation ...

‘Amid stormy global seas, UN Charter remains our moral anchor’, says Guterres on United Nations Day

New York/IBNS: In his annual message for UN Day this Thursday, Secretary-General António Guterres issued a reminder of the role the Organization should be playing, focusing on the ...

Concerned over Haiti’s political crisis, Guterres promises ‘continuous commitment’

New York: In the light of on-going instability across Haiti and this week’s transition away from fully-fledged peacekeeping operations, the UN chief on Thursday promised “the ...